In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The blend of music theatrical ebullience, popular styles, and evocative, plangent tone pictures about the legendary 4th century saint evinces much of the best of his early style.
- In outline, his play sounds like plangent melodrama.
- As the guitar's tone is intrinsically less plangent than the oboe's, the character of the music is greatly altered in this work too.
- He creates a tone that is, appropriately, melancholy and plangent; at times quite painfully beautiful.
- He has a rather different sort of voice, just as well-schooled but with a juicier, more plangent tone that he uses to achieve the expressive effects and vocal colors that make his style so arresting.
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.