In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They were happy and frisky and full of energy and love for one another.
- It all started, as legend has it, when an Ethiopian herder noticed that his goats were acting a bit frisky after munching on some strange berries.
- The film follows the adventures of a young brother and sister when the frisky feline pays them a surprise visit.
- Within two minutes he was back as frisky and free-moving as a foal.
- These two were frisky, feisty and full of tricks.
- They know he's had a frisky past and I don't think people are concerned about that.
- All she needs is a frisky white Pomeranian to help her get the man she loves and save her from getting married to his brother.
- The animals are being transferred from Longleat Safari Park to a zoo in France to give the frisky creatures more room to roam.
- From crabs and snails to frisky sea lions, this is one of the most diverse and active habitats on the planet.
- I yell at the frisky types skipping along the deep gold sand.
- I sign myself in, I am searched and I then join a line-up in a yard while a frisky dog sniffs me in case I am trying to smuggle in drugs.
- Others were frisky, some downright mischievous, but Cisco was solemnly content.
- Suddenly, all the pools in the zoo are full and overflowing and the animals who were quite sluggish in summer are now frisky.
- Families at the sanctuary revelled in the good weather, but the warmth made Oliver a little frisky.
- This CD manages to be fun, frisky, soulful and evocative, old-world and contemporary, all at the same time.
- Unfortunately, I am not so frisky now, but still every day a kind woman comes to help me keep clean and comfortable.
- These little piggies were so delightful, and they were running around playing like frisky kittens.
- The former Partick Thistle co-manager is still as irrepressible as ever, still as frisky and enthusiastic as a puppy.
- Rex Neindorf brought in a few frisky fellows form the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.
- I later spotted a sign warning that frisky rhinos could damage door mirrors.
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.