In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(chatterer)chacharero masculino coloquialchacharera femenino coloquialcotorra femenino coloquial
2(meddler)entrometido masculinoentrometida femeninometomentodo masculino coloquialmetiche femenino América Latina coloquialmetete femenino Andes coloquialmeterete masculino Río de la Plata coloquialmetereta femenino Río de la Plata coloquial
3(onlooker at cards)persona que se entromete en un juego de cartas
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.