In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His adored father was a more or less failed Swiss pastor, a melancholic man of esoteric interests.
- Although the text is more accessible, it also loses its mysterious and esoteric qualities.
- He is fond of pointing out how esoteric this debate is to the wider public.
- The poems show his erudition to be wide, his historical knowledge sometimes esoteric.
- Deep, hidden or esoteric meanings of the text are rejected in favour of its plain meaning.
- While much of the text would be too esoteric for all but the art-history scholar, it does raise broader questions.
- When so few people have been encouraged to learn trades, the special skills involved in them become esoteric.
- The trivia enthusiast in me thrilled to discover oodles of esoteric tidbits on every page - and not just about salt.
- According to the esoteric tradition humanity is not the pinnacle of evolution on this planet.
- Now all such esoteric knowledge is regarded as suspect, as somehow unjust.
- It means that you live in one place, but exist in another esoteric, imaginary plane, unshackled by fact or memory.
- He taught mathematics not as some esoteric mystery, but as practical common sense.
- Smell, our seemingly most primitive sense, is often linked to spiritual or esoteric ideas.
- Why did what was formerly seen as an esoteric cultural theory go from the margins of academia to the mainstream of public debate?
- The Left makes incredibly esoteric distinctions based on the motives of the social planners doing the killing.
- Gibson's comments on the use of non-standard or esoteric English are particularly wise.
- This has led him to an interest in the esoteric world of art restoration.
- Every illicit drug now has its own subculture, with its own esoteric knowledge, its own rituals and its own argot.
- Well in fact that esoteric knowledge is quite an important theme in conspiracy theories.
- Butler's report will be full of esoteric recommendations about working practices inside government.
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.