In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1child language(dog)guau-guau masculine child language
- He starts off living in a cabin in the forest, with two Alaskan bow-wows, and ends up on a Tahitian island, looking for the son he has spent his whole life avoiding.
- For every wealthy pet owner burying their beloved bow-wow in a celebrity style graveyard, there is a nation on the other side of the world braising Bowser for Sunday supper.
2(sound)¡guau-guau!to go bow-wow — hacer guau-guau child language
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