In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(St) Augustine (of Hippo/Canterbury) — (San) Agustín (de Hipona/Canterbury)
- In the 1960s, after an absence of 150 years, the Augustines had returned to the village and restored the local church, reestablishing a Catholic priestly presence.
- Shortly after this Augustine, born in 354, developed Christian theology after his conversion to Christianity in 386.
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.