In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1etimología femeninofolk / popular etymology — etimología popular
- Different etymologies have been suggested for the word, but the one that seems most probable to us is that addicts often claim that they are leaving the house to go ‘walking the dog’.
- The card file to the left of where my father sat has definitions and etymologies of frequently used words, such as pleasure and play.
- I believe that some of the etymologies need more consideration.
- I came to think about these words and dig up their etymologies after visiting prospective colleges with my daughter.
- They insist that Egyptian etymologies cannot be found for most Greek words, unless all known rules of vocabulary acquisition are disregarded.
- Some suggested wildly imaginative similes, while others had questions about word origins and etymology.
- One must pay attention to their origins, their etymology.
- On the other hand, the etymologies of very many words are still disputed.
- I was curious about the history and etymology of the word mosh.
- Mark cites specific qualitative facts about the meanings and etymologies of particular Somali words, and speculates on what they mean for the view of the world you get through Somali lexicon and metaphoric imagery.
- Historians and linguists argue about its etymology, but it was possibly used as a folk name referring to northern territories.
- He never learnt Irish and his philological arguments tended to invoke specious homophones and improbable etymologies.
- All words have etymologies and all ideas have pedigrees.
- But the eminent Samoan chief and scholar Napoleone Tuiteleleapaga finds none of these etymologies convincing.
- These scholars were unanimous in dismissing the suggested etymologies for ‘Jesus’ and ‘Christ.’
- The etymologies they traced demonstrate what really happens with words, which is not what certain grammarians, structural theorists and purists assert.
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.