In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When a child of a respectable family disappeared without a trace in 1750, riots, spurred by rumors that the children's blood was being drained to cure leprous princes, broke out in several of the city's districts.
- Her impact on the leprous Syrian Commander is, of course, decisive for the narrative.
- The instruction given in Leviticus 13 says: ‘The leprous person who has the disease shall wear torn clothes and let the hair of his head hang loose, and he shall cover his upper lip and cry out.’
- Ranging in age from seven to 16, the Texas children arrived late last month at their last stop in Africa, the government orphanage in this Nigerian market city of millions bustling with traders and crippled and leprous beggars.
- By all means be appalled by the leprous beggars, but don't allow this to blind you to the rich educational diversity the Third World has to offer.
- By 724 BC the leprous king Uzziah of Judah had not been seen for a while and finally in that year he died.
- Four leprous men were outside the walls of the city and starving to death.
- Founded as a hospital by Eudo the Steward, to support four leprous residents, its chapel became a parish church and was able to survive the Dissolution.
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.