In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(secretion)almizcle masculinebefore noun musk oil — aceite de almizcle masculine
- In the sixteenth century, for example, pungent animal scents such as musk and civet were very popular.
- In China, these deer are now bred in captivity so that their musk can be harvested.
- The preference for this specific cologne may have something to do with one particular ingredient: musk.
- Even the lightest, most flowery perfumes contain a trace of musk.
- This updated version has less musk an provides more emphasis on the fruit-based top notes.
2(smell)olor a almizcle masculine
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.