In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(spouse)consorte formalprince consort — príncipe consorte masculino
- queen consort — reina consorte
- It was at this point that a North Malabar princess, the consort of the Chirakkal Raja, arrived for worship at the temple.
- Certain batik designs, like the parangrusak motif, are still considered sacred as they were specially designed for sultans, their consorts and crown princes.
- He had lost a fine wife, an elegant consort, a selfless companion.
- As Queen Anne's consort, Prince George would have felt very much at home with Dahl's portraits of court ladies.
- In 1820 George IV's attempt to divorce his consort led to the royal family's dirty linen being washed in the courts.
- If you wanted to be generous, you could explain away the Empress' comments by pointing to the fact that she is of a different generation, one where women played traditional roles and royal consorts dutifully obeyed centuries-old rules.
- Queen Victoria, her consort Prince Albert and the Royal children lined a balcony of Hull's premier hotel and waved to the crowds of children below dutifully singing the National Anthem.
- Queen Margrethe's consort, Prince Henrik, is French and very knowledgeable about culinary matters.
- As the wife of the president, Mary spent lavishly and entertained on the scale of a royal consort.
- Three centuries later the history of Queen Adelaide again illustrated the importance of the role of the royal consort.
- To think that the absence of the monarch and her consort would mean so much less attention at the Guildhall is ridiculous.
- To keep it manageable, readable and above all, entertaining, I've confined myself to reigning British monarchs only, not their various consorts and children; saving a few mostly present-day exceptions.
- He was certainly closely acquainted with her before her marriage and, according to three 16th-cent. accounts, confessed to the king that she had been his mistress and was not fit to be a royal consort.
- Then he could ransom the princess back to the Queen Mother and her consort.
- Ceremonial royal funerals are for those members of the Royal Family who hold high military rank, for the consort of the sovereign and for the heir to the throne.
- It is one thing to live life as a movie star, under the constant glare of one kind of spotlight and restrictions in one's private life but quite another to be the consort of a reigning Prince and representing the citizens of an entire nation.
- The couple have carefully sidestepped the issue; when he ascends the throne, she will be known as the princess consort.
- Years ago, on a Royal tour of Canada, the Queen and her consort, the Duke of Edinburgh stopped in Bumcrack, Sask., for a Royal visit and state dinner.
- Apart from the reign of William III, consorts of monarchs have had no constitutional significance whatsoever.
- This set of furniture was, therefore, certainly not made for a reigning monarch or consort, as has usually been assumed.
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.