In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(family/parent) desconsolado(family/parent) (por la muerte de un ser querido) afligido(family/parent) de lutoa recently bereaved widow — una mujer que acaba de enviudar / que acaba de perder a su marido
1the bereaved — la familia del difunto/de la difunta
- the sick and the bereaved — los enfermos y las personas que han perdido a un ser querido
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.