In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Ms Joy Dhammapala plays piano and harmonium, keyboard music in the western and Sri Lankan traditions.
- In a good way, the harmonium sounds like a French accordion managing to sound bitter, sweet and wry at the same time.
- Many of the pieces contain that strange instrument, the harmonium - so unfashionable now, but an item in many well-to-do 19 th-century homes.
- They include the drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, as well as many of the less traditional instruments such as block flute, harmonium and flugelhorn.
- His music, instead of advancing, regressed; the songs became strangely lethargic; they featured a pumping harmonium but very little harmony.
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.