In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(brillante)vino a enseñarnos su reluciente coche nuevo — she came to show us her shiny / gleaming new car
- una mañana reluciente — a radiant / brilliant morning
- los suelos estaban siempre relucientes — the floors were always sparkling / gleaming
- una espada de acero reluciente — a sword of shining steel
2(persona) glowing(persona) radiant
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.