In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Indumentariacloakla ciudad amaneció cubierta con un manto de nieve — when dawn came the city was covered by a mantle of snow literario
- la noche envolvió con su manto a la pequeña aldea — night enveloped the little village in a cloak of darkness
- echar el manto del olvido sobre algo — to draw a veil over sth
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.