In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I stepped outside under a refulgent sky, and I saw a tiny yellow-brown bird fly over the house into an oak.
- It's vivid, refulgent work from set designer David Rockwell and lighting designer Kenneth Posner, and a perfect introduction to a charging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman that starts out bold and grabby and never lets up.
- In this refulgent summer, it has been a luxury to draw the breath of life. The grass grows, the buds burst, the meadow is spotted with fire and gold in the tint of flowers.
- For lovers of forgotten Romantic symphonies, this is a treat, even if the interpretations could have been a bit more joyous and the orchestral playing more refulgent.
- One halo is refulgent, another radiates smoke or vapors, and a third appears to have been sprung from its perfectly circular tension so that it looks like a snake, a broken rubber band, a garden hose.
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.