In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(chatterer)chacharero masculine informalchacharera feminine informalcotorra feminine informal
2(meddler)entrometido masculineentrometida femininemetomentodo masculine informalmetiche feminine Latin America informalmetete feminine Andes informalmeterete masculine River Plate informalmetereta feminine River Plate informal
3(onlooker at cards)persona que se entromete en un juego de cartas
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.