In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Note that this is exponentially worse than the Manning Henkel problem, since there are not two but four dissyllables to conjure with.
- A disyllable or disyllabic word has two syllables, a trisyllable or trisyllabic word has three.
- The second, with its mixture of monosyllables and disyllables - listen, walking, chamber - sustains the alliterative flourish of Melting melodious words.
- The call, sometimes preceded by a single note, was a repeated series of disyllables, the second syllable stressed.
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.