In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(color)violeta masculine(eyes) (before noun) violeta
- This season's purple make-up hues are equally exhilarating: intense amethyst, fig and crushed mulberry, to name a few.
- His eyes were narrow, the colour of amethyst, surrounded by heavy dark lashes.
- In Australia, three base colours were used to make carnival glass: clear, aqua and dark amethyst.
- This amethyst party dress with velvet ribbon trim is fully lined.
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.