In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1loden masculinebefore noun loden coat — loden masculine
- loden green — verde loden
- I have worn a Fjällraven loden jacket for over twelve years.
- The wetter-fleck, a long loden cape, is also still worn, as are knickers of elk hide or wool.
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.