In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Along the way, these disintegration series produce radioactive isotopes of protactinium, thorium, actinium, radium, francium, radon, astatine, polonium, bismuth, lead, thallium and mercury.
- This area proper is a prominent Chinese mining district known as the Xianghualing polymetallic ore field, and it consists of numerous deposits of tin, tungsten, molybdenum, bismuth, copper, lead, and zinc.
- These include lead, aluminium, arsenic, mercury, cadmium, gold, bismuth, antimony, and beryllium.
- The low-melting-point metals such as bismuth, lead, tin, and cadmium are added to aluminum to make free-machining alloys.
- Kyrgyzstan has deposits of gold, coal, bismuth, mercury, antimony, tungsten, and copper.
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.