In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Different languages have different alphabets; different cultures use different calendars.
- For the present we are concentrating on ciphers where the basic symbols are the letters of the English alphabet.
- I used to try and cram the whole twenty-four letter alphabet into one little symbol.
- When learning to read, many preschool age children recognize letters in alphabets (or characters in non alphabet languages) long before they are able to read.
- Languages have alphabets, or character repertoires, but computers deal with digits.
- The phonetic alphabet is almost as hard to master as the new language itself.
- In two or three months, all you get is a brief idea of the alphabet of a language.
- Chinese does not have an alphabet, but characters representing words, formed from stokes symbolising syllables.
- These deals allowed Asians to use their own languages and alphabets, rather than numbers or English, when surfing the web.
- If we assign numerical values to the alphabet in order, the letters HUM added together would yield 42.
- Mrs Sulley taught me the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they represented.
- Did I know that the place has not only its own language but its own alphabet?
- The odd bit is that English is harder to read than any other language using the alphabet.
- Czech is one of a group of Slavic languages that use the Roman rather than the Cyrillic alphabet.
- The flags are held, arms extended, in various positions representing each of the letters of the alphabet or numbers.
- We created fonts for the alphabets of both languages so that the letters were defined using the same basic components (vertical, diagonal, and horizontal lines).
- Castle painstakingly inked real and altered alphabets; alphabets that look letterpressed, so finely are they executed.
- The curve of the exterior wall is dressed in gray granite on which the alphabets, hieroglyphs and symbols of over 120 languages are etched.
- Thai is a tonal language, and its alphabet is derived from Mon and Khmer scripts.
- Modern scientific studies find that only the brain's left hemisphere is active in speaking foreign languages made up of alphabets.
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.