In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Decalogue — el Decálogo
- What relation does the Decalogue have to our understanding of God's will today?
- There is considerable debate in the U.S. whether the Decalogue should be posted in public schools, public parks, government offices, etc, and under which circumstances posting is constitutional.
- The Decalogue contains the essence of the Greek philosophers understanding of the moral life, which they called the good-life.
- Using the example of a veiled Moses descending from Mount Sinai after receiving the Decalogue (Exodus 33.29 - 35), Paul talks about the need for Christological understanding to ‘open up’ the Law and the Prophets to their interior, spiritual meaning.
- Not long ago the Decalogue was a venerable standard of morality acknowledged by all.
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.