In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(language)Mandarin (Chinese) — mandarín masculine
- Although Mandarin Chinese has the largest number of native speakers, English is number one in the world as a second, third or fourth foreign language.
- New studies suggest English will increasingly be used as the language of science, while Mandarin Chinese will be the next must-learn language.
- I learned at least some English, some Korean, and some Mandarin Chinese when I was quite a bit younger than I am now, in fact.
- After the fall of the Manchu dynasty in 1911, in place of Classical Chinese, the new Republican government made the most widely spoken dialect, Mandarin Chinese, the official written language.
- Northern China uses Mandarin Chinese, which is the official language of the government.
- In 1989, she went on to study Mandarin Chinese language and Chinese philosophy in Beijing where she stayed and worked for 7 years in news agencies and Embassies.
- Across the office, a couple of guys were discussing English, Indonesian and Mandarin Chinese in the morning.
- Influenced by Han culture, most Yao people can speak and write Mandarin Chinese.
- Despite the fact that these books were written in Mandarin Chinese, patrons still took the books home as souvenirs.
- Every exchange had to be translated into Mandarin Chinese for each defendant by an interpreter in the dock.
- It also says that Mandarin Chinese is the language with the most native speakers in the world.
- At present, the device is expected to support English, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
- Hindi, with 366 million speakers, is second only to Mandarin Chinese.
- They have been published in 12 different languages, most recently Mandarin Chinese.
- In fact the most widely-spoken language in the world is Mandarin Chinese, which is spoken by twice as many people as English.
- This question is significant because Ruan built her career in the era of silent films, and she herself does not even speak very standard Mandarin Chinese.
- Some West Coast and Hawaiian galleries take additional steps to ensure success with this market by hiring multilingual consultants who speak Japanese, Cantonese or Mandarin Chinese.
- Most of the population speaks Mandarin Chinese, the national language.
- More than a billion people speak Mandarin Chinese, while half as many speak English.
- He grew up trilingual, in English, Mandarin Chinese and Malay.
(Chinese official)mandarín masculine
- It was the South, on the Yangtze where Chinese culture was held to thrive - where the mandarins and the literati ruled, not the court Eunuchs.
- But civil service mandarins already have their defences prepared if they are called before the inquiry to be headed by Lord Fraser.
- Yin Zang Yan, a stereotypical Fu Manchu style Chinese man, dressed as a mandarin, glances around magisterially.
- Sent to China to convert the heathens, Ricci began by dressing like a Chinese mandarin and learning the Chinese language until he was proficient in it.
- And the spoken Chinese uttered by the Qing emperors' officials and the court mandarins in Beijing was none other than the Beijing dialect.
- A French philosopher had more in common with a Chinese mandarin than with his barbaric Frankish ancestors in the Dark Ages.
- Yellow robes worn by mandarins inspired the 19th-century English name for the loose-skinned mandarin oranges.
2.2(top establishment figure)jerarca femininemandarín masculine
- The treasury mandarins and their minions are working overtime.
- Clarke, whose father was a Whitehall mandarin, is known to believe that ministers, not civil servants, should be the mouthpiece for government policy.
- ‘We have several officers whose jobs are entirely devoted to crunching numbers for mandarins in Whitehall,’ he growls.
- Few today, except perhaps the mandarins in the Treasury, would subscribe to the view that national wealth should be defined exclusively in terms of gold reserves.
- Who can confidently doubt, however, that Home Office mandarins would eventually like to roll out the scheme and make carrying a card compulsory?
- One minister did so, and claims to have been told by a senior mandarin that it was ‘disconcerting’ for officials to find their minister talking independently to outside sources of advice.
- Inexperience in dealing with the wilier mandarins of the civil service has also seen more than a few promising careers come unstuck.
- Traditionally, senior positions in the civil service have been reserved for long-serving mandarins.
- Politicians, insisted Yes Minister's legendary mandarin, Sir Humphrey Appleby, simply cannot be trusted.
- Once little more than appointed mandarins, party whips in Congress are now elected by caucus members and imbued with the power to make or break issues that define a party at the national level.
- On front after front, bureaucratic mandarins are deciding how everyday Europeans will live.
- Given its concern at what is taking place in Ireland, why did the commission mandarins have little or nothing of comfort to say when the adverse effects of the euro's decline was felt here?
- How can Ministers, mandarins, and minions be kept away from cricket matches meant for the paying public?
- To many British people, the idea of a mandarin or senior civil servant will forever be associated with Sir Humphrey Appleby.
- The mandarin is more likely to exercise bureaucratic discretion wisely, with an eye to morality and larger political consequences, than a technocrat afflicted with tunnel vision.
- ‘The third party was a mandarin at the Foreign Office,’ Mr Lee recalled, sitting in a high-backed armchair in his flat off Bootham.
- They rely on the servants of the state to provide not merely information but also judgment; ministers rely on mandarins to such an extent that it is impossible to resist their judgements.
- The Treasury mandarins have always been against tax spending on the health service.
- But it takes more than geographic proximity to get senior mandarins communicating in a meaningful and productive way.
- Does it not occur to these office-bound mandarins that many white and middle class people balk at being faced with fells, lakes and dry stone walls?
also mandarin orange
- Chinese mandarins are larger and contain fewer seeds than most of the Mediterranean varieties.
- Blend the mandarines in an electric blender until smooth.
- The idea was that no one can really tell the difference between a clementine, a satsuma and a mandarin.
- The mandarin orange is considered a native of south-eastern Asia and the Philippines.
- I asked my daughter-in-law if there was anything special we needed to stock up on and she revealed she's been craving mandarin oranges for the last three weeks.
- Delivered canned mandarin oranges shall conform in every respect to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and regulations promulgated thereunder.
- In Chinese cuisine, the peel of selected, fragrant mandarins is dried and used as a flavouring.
- The mandarin orange was fine, but the peach and the pear, due to the firmness of the fruit, would get hung up on the equipment and weren't evenly distributed into the product.
- Peel and filet the orange or sieve the mandarines, catching the juice in a bowl.
- Apparently, this is because they haven't found a way to make seedless mandarins, so people won't eat them.
- Bananas, oranges and mandarines are normally eaten one or two at a time.
- This category included lemons, oranges, mandarins, tangelos, and grapefruits, with lemons being the most common type.
- Mike and Diane Madison sell their olive oil and dried lavender at the farmers' market, as well as apricots and Clementine mandarins.
- ‘In the winter, we are very heavy on the citrus, such as mandarin orange,’ reports Em Robinson, restaurant manager.
- One study found eating mandarins cut the risk of liver disease, hardened arteries and insulin resistance.
- In addition to my astounding mental powers, my most notable physical accomplishment is that I can put an entire mandarin orange in my mouth all in one go.
- Wholesaler David Whiteman says most of them have plenty of mandarins, navel oranges and lemons in cold storage.
- Tangerines are actually a type of mandarin orange as are clementines, but here in the US, the names are used interchangeably.
- I like: mandarines, Fuji apples, mustard, Brie, halloumi with lemon, honey, cumin, dark bitter chocolate, peppermint tea.
- Different varieties include the sweet orange, the sour orange, and the mandarin orange, or tangerine.
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