In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mythologythe Hydra — la Hidra
- the hydra of corruption — la hidra multicéfala de la corrupción
- The same is true for hydra, a freshwater cnidarian.
- The Phylum Cnidaria includes such diverse forms as jellyfish, hydra, sea anemones, and corals.
- Roughly like a giant squid, or one of those micoscopic hydras, but blown up to immense proportions.
- There are some animals that don't belong to the Bilateria, though: members of the phylum Cnidaria, the jellyfish, hydra, sea anemones, and corals, which are typically radially symmetric.
- Several drawings depict forms that have the amorphous shapes of sea life such as hydras and jellyfish.
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.