In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(abecedario)alphabet¿ya te sabes el abecé? — do you know your ABCs yet? EEUU
2(fundamento, base)basicsel abecé de nuestra especialidad — the basics of our speciality
- salsas que son el abecé de la buena cocina — sauces which are the basis of good cooking
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.