In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1relationship¿qué relación de parentesco le unía al difunto? — what relation were you to the deceased?
- no tengo parentesco directo con él — I am not directly related to him
- grados de parentesco — degrees of relationship / kinship
- un cierto parentesco de estilo — a certain similarity of style
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.