In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Reading the literature, one can hear fiddles, wood flutes, bagpipes, guitar, mandolins and bodhráns.
- She arose and stepped over to a shelf of lutes and mandolins and removed a strange instrument.
- Guitars and instruments, from double bass to tiny mandolins were ordered in and a new venture was born.
- Set against a backdrop of strings, the mandolin sounds completely beautiful, providing an enticing blend of sadness and hope all at the same time.
- It's got some double-bass, some mandolin, a steel-stringed acoustic guitar, a birdie chirping, and a little drummer boy towards the end.
- Chris Aronsten is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, spoons and harmonica.
- Bolivian music also uses the charango, which is a cross between the mandolin, guitar, and banjo.
- In this symphony we were treated to the unusual - but enjoyable - sounds of mandolin and guitar.
- Our mandolins are of the highest quality available.
- She had minimal skills on the oboe, French horn, guitar, viola, mandolin, and penny whistle.
- The Bayou Brothers sound features a variety of instruments including the double bass, harmonica, washboard, kazoo, jaw harp, guitar and mandolin.
- The songs are accompanied by guitar, mandolin, piano and the occasional glockenspiel and there is a good variety of each.
- We'll start with a riff on a guitar, mandolin, bass or drums, and work it up from there.
- The two play all the instruments with a touch of help from John Rice of the Pine Valley Cosmonauts on mandolin and guitar.
- At a table not too far from where Maria, Erik and company were sitting, four men stood up; one with a mandolin, two with violins, and one who would be singing.
- The Montrealer's solo work is acoustic guitar-based with support from bass, drums, mandolin, strings and spare harmonies.
- Steven Stone reviewed one of my mandolins for the November 2001 issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine.
- I too was intrigued by their charisma and their willingness as a rock group to bring out two sets of bongos and a mandolin amidst their guitars and drums.
- On this album she plays guitar, tenor guitar, mandolin and tenor banjo slightly more than she plays fiddle.
- The harmonica music stopped and a trio of men with banjos, mandolins and guitars took over.
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.