In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The other 3 pieces are textless and mainly in long-breve notation.
- This consists simply of four notes written out on a single stave in breves.
- Semi means half, and although rare and rather ancient, the British system includes the breve in its logic.
- The relationship between the semibreve and the minim is exactly the same as that accorded to the breve and semibreve.
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.