In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deportment/air) majestuosoa stately Victorian building — un señorial edificio victoriano
- It is these mighty prelates who gave Salzburg its stately buildings and living legacy of some of the grandest music ever written.
- Outside the doors of these mansions and stately English homes, the First World War is brewing.
- The Cathedral itself was just as beautiful, in a more grand and stately manner.
- She owns the Borgo Storico Segheti Panichi, a gloriously imposing stately pile near Ascoli Piceno.
- Hatchards specialise more in the sort of hardbacks that would look good on the bookshelves of the library in the west wing of one's stately mansion.
- They are released now by officials anxious to dispel the myth that bishops, some of whom still occupy grand palaces and stately castles, enjoy a life of luxury.
- Before long, Hoffman found himself in the grand lobby of a stately mansion.
- Filmed by Romeike over nine months, it's a stately but impressive work.
- They are admittedly livelier than his uncle's sole contribution, a stately architectural rendering of the Grand Canal in Venice on a rainy day.
- James Dyson, the boss of Dyson's, has also just bought a stately mansion.
- Its window bays were small and separated by brick columns that gave them a stately appearance.
- And I was impressed with Warsaw and its restoration of that stately old city, and its energetic streets.
- Kruger had made a trip to Europe in the late 1880s and was impressed by the stately buildings he saw there.
- All in all, this is a bar that combines refined tastes with a stately elegance - be on your best behaviour then.
- Then there was Deal, where we gawked at the mansions and stately summer houses.
- The clothing, if not exactly regal, was stately, with students making their presence felt by arriving in whites.
- It wasn't a shock to find that the last relative had died all alone in the stately mansion on Advenger Hill.
- One name is in large, stately letters, almost twice the size of the author's.
- Measured, stately and engaging over the long haul, Equal Area Series is a perfect set piece for the museum.
- Hence, his pictures of dignified students and tradesmen, of elegant homes and stately churches emerge.
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.