In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(snake) mudar de piel(snake) cambiar de piel(bird) mudar de plumas(bird) cambiar de plumas(cat/dog) pelechar(cat/dog) mudar de pelo(cat/dog) cambiar de pelothe molting season — la (época de) muda
1(skin/feathers/hair) mudar de
1muda femeninoto be in molt — estar en época de muda
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.