In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That seems to be a complete invention, as both the sound and the video seem to me to indicate that there is a final labial consonant.
- Chapter 4 describes cases where coronals undergo assimilation but dorsals and labials do not.
- I guess that the great typological difference in the use of labials can speak for the great genetic difference in AmerIndian languages.
- Thus, the broad versus slender contrast may, in the weak voiced labials, be labelled as ‘w versus v’, but in the strong voiced labials as ‘round b versus spread b’.
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.