In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I used to try and cram the whole twenty-four letter alphabet into one little symbol.
- The odd bit is that English is harder to read than any other language using the alphabet.
- Thai is a tonal language, and its alphabet is derived from Mon and Khmer scripts.
- Did I know that the place has not only its own language but its own alphabet?
- If we assign numerical values to the alphabet in order, the letters HUM added together would yield 42.
- The flags are held, arms extended, in various positions representing each of the letters of the alphabet or numbers.
- Different languages have different alphabets; different cultures use different calendars.
- Czech is one of a group of Slavic languages that use the Roman rather than the Cyrillic alphabet.
- These deals allowed Asians to use their own languages and alphabets, rather than numbers or English, when surfing the web.
- For the present we are concentrating on ciphers where the basic symbols are the letters of the English alphabet.
- The phonetic alphabet is almost as hard to master as the new language itself.
- Castle painstakingly inked real and altered alphabets; alphabets that look letterpressed, so finely are they executed.
- We created fonts for the alphabets of both languages so that the letters were defined using the same basic components (vertical, diagonal, and horizontal lines).
- Mrs Sulley taught me the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they represented.
- In two or three months, all you get is a brief idea of the alphabet of a language.
- Chinese does not have an alphabet, but characters representing words, formed from stokes symbolising syllables.
- Modern scientific studies find that only the brain's left hemisphere is active in speaking foreign languages made up of alphabets.
- Languages have alphabets, or character repertoires, but computers deal with digits.
- The curve of the exterior wall is dressed in gray granite on which the alphabets, hieroglyphs and symbols of over 120 languages are etched.
- When learning to read, many preschool age children recognize letters in alphabets (or characters in non alphabet languages) long before they are able to read.
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.