In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1patrimonyimpuesto sobre el patrimonio de las personas físicas — capital gains tax
- el patrimonio del causante — the estate of the deceased
- patrimonio personal — personal assets
- el patrimonio social — stockholders' / shareholders' equity
- el patrimonio nacional — national wealth
- patrimonio artístico/cultural — artistic/cultural heritage
- patrimonio histórico — heritage
- patrimonio inmaterial — intangible heritage
- la naturaleza es patrimonio de todos — the environment is a heritage we all share
- ciudades declaradas patrimonio de la humanidad — cities which have been given the status of World Heritage Site
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.