In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(patronage)under the auspices of sb/sth — auspiciado por algn/algo
- The name sounds right for exchanging marriage vows and what better auspices could there be for starting a nuclear family?
- Cultural genealogy, more so than ordinary genealogy, depends on a belief in the magical and usually divine auspices of lineage.
2(omens, conditions)auspicios masculino
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.