In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cocinafemenino tartamasculino kuchen Chilefemenino tartaletafemenino tarteleta Río de la Plataapple/plum tart — tarta de manzana/ciruela
1coloquial(promiscuous woman)fulana femenino coloquialputa femenino vulgar slangpiruja femenino México Colombia coloquialloca femenino Río de la Plata coloquialchusca femenino Chile coloquial
1(acid)(taste/apple) ácido(taste/apple) agrio
2(cutting)(rejoinder/remark) cortante(rejoinder/remark) áspero
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