In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(blood/person) Rh positivo(person/blood) Rhesus positivoto be Rhesus-positive — ser Rh / Rhesus positivo
- In later pregnancies where the baby is also rhesus positive, the levels of these antibodies in the mother's blood rise rapidly.
- Mrs Barclay suffers from rhesus disease, a blood disorder which occurs in around one in 100 women with rhesus negative blood carrying rhesus positive babies.
- Anti-D is given to rhesus negative mothers who have given birth to rhesus positive babies.
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.