In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bisnieta femininebiznieta feminine
- I have 11 grandsons and five granddaughters and now I have my first great-granddaughter.
- They now have six grandchildren and six great-granddaughters.
- The couple have two sons, one grandson and one granddaughter and two great-granddaughters.
- Roma was being joined on her big day by her son and daughter, five grand children, and her great-granddaughter.
- She was predeceased by her husband and is survived by three children, a sister, eight grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
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.
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