In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(social group) endogámico
- The small, inbred population is more susceptible to decline via disease and natural disaster.
- Many of these kittens are inbred and born with deformities and disease.
- Offspring from smaller populations were on average more inbred, so inbreeding depression in clonal fitness was higher in small populations.
2(innate)(manners/style/good taste) innato
- i'm not sure what it is but i still have an innate, certainly ingrained, perhaps inbred, suspicion of the police.
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.