In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ascendencia femeninoof Hungarian ancestry — de ascendencia húngara
- of noble ancestry — de noble linaje
- to trace one's ancestry — hacerse el árbol genealógico
- Having been raised in an Italian ancestry family of ten children I thought I was pretty used to chaos.
- It's hardly a big number - only about 1.5% of those claiming a specific ethnic ancestry named Scotch-Irish.
- Today, any Jew - regardless of ethnic ancestry - who wishes to live in Israel is entitled to full and equal Israeli citizenship.
- Once they're gone, information about your ancestry along with interesting family lore is also gone forever unless the knowledge has been passed on to the next generation.
- To a large extent, the linguistic classification corresponds to the historical records regarding the ancestry of East Asians.
- Ann was a descendant of a family that could trace its ancestry back to the Norman Conquest.
- Local legends and some native historians trace their ancestry to the biblical figure Yafith, the son of Noah.
- It has been in the Teen family and its ancestry since 1886.
- Presumably because of their Jewish ancestry, the family fled to England in 1939.
- Our teeth tell us something about our ancestry, ethnic background, and age, our environment and our health.
- My father's family traces its ancestry there back 900 years.
- Many of these families traced their ancestry to the earliest English settlers of this country's oldest fishing port.
- The Davis and the Somes families traced their ancestry to Cape Ann's earliest settlers.
- So she has been following up her family ancestry.
- The result is a genealogist's dream, for not only does he sketch the families, he also records their ancestry and their ties to others in the county.
- A group of nomad families sharing a common ancestry is more likely to deal with the challenges of the desert.
- In the ancestry of our family, there had only ever been one child - hence, only one cross.
- There's no acting in our family ancestry, so the path to it wasn't clear at all.
- McGhie traced his ancestry back by recording the names, birth years and birthplaces of his ancestors.
- A criollo in Argentina is a person or a family descended from Spanish ancestry, in other words, no added mixture of non-Spanish blood.
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.