In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1le raleaba el cabello — his hair was thinning
- empezaban a ralear las hojas en los árboles — the leaves on the trees were beginning to thin out
- más abajo empezaban a ralear las casas — further down there began to be fewer houses / the houses began to thin out
- ya ralean los especialistas en esta materia — experts in this field are becoming scarce
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.