In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Marx is remembered chiefly, of course, as a political thinker.
- The grapes here, mainly Piróvano, are chiefly sold as table grapes but some particularly alcoholic wine, both red and white, is made.
- The title of the book rather excludes Wotton's poetry, for which he is now perhaps chiefly remembered.
- The clergyman participates in marriages chiefly as a witness.
- This is chiefly an issue for primary schools, both in Kingston and nationally.
- He was a member of a group known in ancient times as the Stoics, and he is chiefly remembered as the author of Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, generally known in English as Letters from a Stoic.
- Dunn has worked chiefly from contemporary accounts, which makes this substantial volume both credible and original.
- Rough will be chiefly remembered for his shareholder activism.
- Hermann Grassmann is chiefly remembered for his development of a general calculus for vectors.
- Mitchell claims to have been chiefly inspired by his parents, especially watching his father play guitar at family gatherings.
- Sheikh Muhammed is chiefly remembered today for his Yoga-sangrama, a long allegory in songs describing the spiritual struggle as a ‘battle of yoga’.
- Parmentier was chiefly known for his participation in the short-lived but influential BMPT group of painters.
- She will be remembered here chiefly for her stunning city council upset and the Clarendon Gardens issue.
- They were primarily portraitists, but Thomas is now chiefly remembered for his dramatic Boadicea monument at Westminster Bridge, London, showing the fearsome warrior queen in her chariot.
- Abelard is chiefly remembered for advocating the so-called ‘moral influence’ theory of the atonement.
- He is remembered chiefly for his topographical poem in tetrameter couplets, Grongar Hill, which describes the scenery of the river Towy.
- The monks were chiefly responsible for preserving this teaching, since it was largely directed to them.
- This principle is chiefly applicable to the legislature.
- The most common bird of prey is the kestrel, which feeds chiefly on rodents such as mice and voles but will occasionally take small birds, beetles, small frogs, etc.
- Although Baird is chiefly remembered for mechanical television, his developments were not limited to this alone.
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.