In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)ludo masculineparchís masculine Spain
- Don't forget classic games such as snakes and ladders, ludo, Chinese chequers, chess and draughts.
- Should we ban ludo because the one who does not get all his counters home first might be stressed at losing?
- Children had access to scrabble, Chess, snakes and ladders, ludo and mastermind.
- We also taught them games which we brought out with us such as, ludo, chess, drafts and connect 4.
- I was filming a music video in Central Kingston in the middle of general elections, when gunmen shot up a group of people on the corner playing ludo (snakes and ladders) and dominoes.
- What did you do the last time when your child came up to you begging you to play a game of Ludo?
- Evening entertainment included games of ludo, snakes and ladders and draughts.
- At the end of the day, look on the bright side: since you're captive, you may as well take the opportunity to play a game of Ludo, right to the bitter end.
- On Friday, 9 December, there are darts, ludo and African dance to look forward to.
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.