In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(esmero)esta mantelería está bordada con mucho primor — this table linen is very finely / delicately embroidered
3(maravilla, encanto)esta porcelana es un primor — this is an exquisite piece of porcelain
- la niña es un primor — she is a delightful / charming little girl
- canta que es un primor — she sings like an angel
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.