In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Generadores termoiónicos, termoeléctricos, fotoeléctricos y fotovoltaicos.
- En una valija en forma de caja había traído consigo 12 tubos termoiónicos.
- En 1907 el doctor Fleming perfecciona su diodo termoiónico detector para radio.
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.