In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The name Peru was pervasive during the colonial period and was used to denominate the larger sections of the powerful viceroyalty of Lima.
- In other countries large bodies of water, greater than many bodies denominated seas, are called lakes, gulfs, or basins.
- But in reality, they lost their rights long before they were born, in an 1873 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court aptly denominated The Slaughter-House Cases.
- Of course snorted Northwind to himself, among so many Chieftains his identity was denominated by his clan name, only a being with enormous mental control would have managed to bring them to this point today.
- The author, needless to say, remains quite attached to his ‘insight’ that there are two different senses of ‘a priori,’ one of which he denominates the ‘Kantian’ sense.
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.