In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When she delves into formal genealogy, she maintains this wide focus.
- An unknown origin place and ancestors without names are meaningless: they frustrate any effort to write genealogy or history.
- In January 1998, I started to get interested in genealogy and family history.
- A debate on Radio Five this week focused on the incredible growth in the popularity of genealogy - the study of family trees.
- It is the force behind biography, genealogy, history and literature - it is the necessity behind our constant search for the child of possibility.
- There was some concern expressed during the discussion about the fact that only old people seem to get interested in family history, genealogy, and local history generally.
- His work on transcribing tombstone inscriptions was highly valued by students of history and genealogy.
- Since then, the British monarchy, past and present, along with my broader interest in history and genealogy, has become less of an avocation and more of a part-time vocation.
- Betty was also an avid reader and became an authority on Irish and local history, and family genealogy.
- Like the heritage movement and the study of genealogy and local history, which underwent a similar boom, the new museums reflected a desire, not merely to learn about the past, but to re-enter it imaginatively.
- Christine has published and lectured extensively on various aspects of Irish history and genealogy.
- At a still greater distance are cousins and research on the family history and genealogy.
- Now with the success of the trails organisers they have their eyes on another huge and virtually untapped heritage tourist market - genealogy.
- After retirement he pursued his love of rose cultivation, music, history, and genealogy.
- His meticulous character suited his outside interests of coin and stamp collecting, chess, genealogy, and Scottish history.
- In recent years he published books and articles on genealogy, family and local history.
- This is literature as genealogy, characters as blips on the historical radar.
- Like the swarms of people who flock to Web sites devoted to the study of genealogy, company owners who fall into their life's work through happenstance or inheritance may feel rootless, even disaffected.
- Women's historical writings were often trivialized or marginalized, considered not truly history but memoirs, genealogy, or gossip.
- He had a wonderful ability to retain old stories and legends and was a great source of information when it came to local history, folklore and genealogy.
- The hip-hop ethos can trace its genealogy to the emergence in that decade of a black ideology that equated black strength and authentic black identity with a militantly adversarial stance toward American society.
- In his introduction to that landmark book, he traces a surprising genealogy.
- Mormons are strongly taught that they have a religious obligation to trace their own genealogies and perform temple ordinances for their ancestors.
- Tracing the musical genealogy of any given nationalistic genre is no easy task, particularly when there are many influences brought to bear upon it.
- If you missed it we have started an initiative to allow people who are tracing their genealogy in and around York to pool their information.
- It is hoped that these images will help families to trace their genealogies.
- They trace their genealogies through the male line.
- In ordinary conversation, Maltese do not often refer to family units larger than those descended from a particular grandparent or grandmother unless they are tracing their genealogy.
- The earliest surviving poems in old Irish are also praise poems, called fursundud, which trace back the genealogy of the kings of Ireland to Golamh or Mile Easpain, whose sons landed in Ireland at the end of the second millennium bce.
- They would sing in praise of royalty and trace their genealogy.
- Here, ancestral Brahmin priests give blessings with holy water and fill in records of family genealogies.
- Nothing is more distressing than discovering uncomfortable ancestors in the genealogy of one's own beliefs.
- There will even be an area where visitors can trace their genealogy and Irish roots.
- This general interest evolved from my active pursuit in mapping my family's genealogy, most specifically my paternal grandfather's branch of the family.
- Diligently, he lists the contents of albums, notes chart placings and traces the genealogy of bands.
- Many return to trace their genealogy but Butler wants to increase this on a permanent basis.
- Segments that pick the same parental segment are said to coalesce; if their genealogy is to be traced farther back in time, only the single segment needs to be followed.
- In tracing the genealogy of his name, he found virtually no historical basis for Dudleytown's cursed reputation - no genealogical link to Edmund Dudley, no mysterious illnesses or deaths.
- These chants often tell of genealogies (family lines) or the exploits of ancestors.
- Members of the caste keep family records and can trace a genealogy to a clan's mythical ancestors.
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.