In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some of these places include uninhabited sites, places where an array of spirit beings including jinn and ghosts are believed to reside.
- Many Muslims believe in jinns, spirits who can change shape and be either visible or invisible.
- As he watched Sophia dance, Muammar wondered if the others dancing with her were only jinns, evil spirits.
- These spirits, or jinns, can be either good or evil.
- Fearing that the jinn had possessed her, her mother took her to an exorcist, a middle age man who confirmed that the girl was indeed possessed.
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.