In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)estonio masculineestonia feminine
- We talk to Finns, Estonians and various other Europeans.
- Finns had a more positive attitude toward it than Estonians and Russians did.
- I am an Estonian, I am a mother, I am a grandmother.
- ‘I am really looking forward to the Irish event,’ said the 28-year-old Estonian.
- Being a second generation Estonian, I would like to point out that Estonians had the same atrocities committed against them.
- In August 1989 two million Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians formed a human chain that stretched north from Vilnius to Tallinn.
- Poles, Lithuanians, Latvians, and Estonians suffered as others had before them.
- At this time native Estonians and Latvians were beginning to settle in the towns, and from this new class there emerged nationalist and revolutionary groups.
- Fortunately, Lithuanians - as well as Estonians and Latvians - understood this game.
- Four groups of people lived peacefully side-by-side, Estonians, Russians, German and Jews.
- The immigrants were seen as occupiers and colonists, and relations between Estonians and Russians are still strained.
- Only 33 per cent of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians think membership ‘is a good thing’.
- The British, the Swedes and the Estonians agree.
- Now, travel is common, with many Estonians visiting the close-by Scandinavian countries or Germany.
- As with many other European groups, Estonians have colorful regional costumes that immigrants sometimes brought with them, but these are worn only on special occasions, such as ethnic celebrations or festivals.
- Many Estonians and Latvians see their Russian neighbors as colonizers whose loyalties are uncertain and whose presence in such large numbers threatens the political security and ethnic identity of their nations.
- Other ethnic groups often found in Latvia include Belarussians, Estonians, Germans, Gypsies, Jews, Lithuanians, Poles, and Ukrainians.
- He writes his own lyrics, but it's virtually impossible to say in what language as he borrows words from Estonian, Finnish, and even throws in his own made-up vocabulary.
- Instead, it is more like Finnish, Estonian, and a few languages spoken in remote parts of Russia.
- Finnish is not related to any of the major European languages, although it resembles Estonian.
- Before they could interview the people involved properly, the police had to find language experts who could translate between Estonian, Lithuanian and English.
- More people know Irish than Maltese, Latvian or Estonian, the protestors claimed.
- If anyone can speak Estonian and tell me what the rest means, please do.
- Many countries will be represented in this concert as the group will sing in a number of languages including Spanish, French, Estonian, German and Latin.
- ‘Finding interpreters who can go from Hungarian into Estonian won't be easy,’ frets one official.
- Of course, the Baltic minorities are not only Russians but Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Jews - in a word, everyone who does not speak Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian.
- The official language is Estonian, with Russian also widely spoken.
- Deterred by the prospect of finding interpreters who could deal with such combinations as Portuguese to Estonian or Finnish to Slovene, Brussels ruled new translators only need to render documents into English, French and German.
- English is widely spoken because so few non-Finns speak Finnish, a tongue that has no link to any other Scandinavian language, but is akin to Estonian and Hungarian, yet understood by neither.
- Always impressed by the great distance eels are fated to swim, I wondered where Eastern European eels go for breeding season, so I pull out an old encyclopedia, in Estonian.
- In the 1970s and the 1980s, many of Billy Graham's books were translated into Estonian, even without any hope of publishing them officially.
- Millions of people will continue to speak Italian, Greek, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Vietnamese, Lebanese and the world's many other languages when they die out in Australia.
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