In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vida) quiet(vida) peaceful(persona) calmlo encontré mucho más sosegado — he seemed to me to have calmed down a lot
- le gusta la vida sosegada del campo — she likes the quiet / peaceful life of the country
- las aguas sosegadas del lago — the placid / still / calm waters of the lake
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.