In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the myriad varieties of butterfly — los miles / millares de tipos de mariposas
- Explaining what a card is to a blackjack computer given the myriad number of possible designs is not easy.
- Both men eagerly explored and shared their myriad talents with all those fortunate enough to know them as family members, friends, colleagues and students.
- On our visit the restaurant was decked out for the festive season, with myriad glinting fairy lights and the obligatory sprinkling of canned snow around the windows.
- In the evening I hang out with a myriad assortment of interesting characters.
- All in all, the myriad choices offer extreme varieties for the look of your character - making it almost certain that your look will be unique.
- Almost certainly, the causes are myriad and varied.
- By contrast, the compounds of calcium have a myriad number of uses.
- Check out the myriad DIY lighting systems available in local garden centres and DIY stores for this very purpose.
- The games seem simple, but the myriad ways of betting and sheer number of games to play can be daunting.
- Your week's best strategy would be focussing those myriad abilities on one primary project, rather than dividing and scattering them over a dozen different endeavours.
- It's a global cookbook, providing myriad rice recipes from a diverse set of cooking traditions.
- The reasons for their hesitancy are myriad - as diverse as the facilities themselves.
- Their story is one of the myriad untold stories about this country.
- Suspended from the ceiling, and casting the only light in the room, were myriad red lanterns constructed from the same silk to suggest various familiar objects.
- It misses the point that we are indeed multi-faceted creatures, driven by myriad goals, desires and values.
- As they approached the facility, Peter could tell how large the entire installation was by the myriad lights scattered across the compound.
- These include a myriad assortment of insects, arachnids, rodents, and the occasional raccoon.
- The scenery surrounding me was so picturesque, so grand that it took my breath away even though I'd seen it a myriad number of times before.
- Ham radios can send messages on multiple channels and in myriad ways, including Morse code, microwave frequencies and even email.
- James could have picked any one of the myriad number of small towns to relocate to, but he was secretly hoping to see Charlotte again.
- The ongoing debate over gay marriage has evoked myriad opinions from numerous points of reference.
- Lighted candles of myriad colors gathered in a large circle, and a stick of incense stood in the center.
1miríada feminine literarymyriads of tiny white flowers — miríadas de florecillas blancas literary
- From the earliest days of childhood, the brain is subjected to a myriad of input, from countless sources.
- Hundreds of events have been organised including a myriad of workshops, themed walks, concerts, performances and films.
- Africa starts with 53 nations loaded with a myriad of problems and needs.
- Between these extremes are a myriad of topics that might work if properly presented.
- I have a host of acquaintances, a myriad of contacts, but no one besides Lucas I can call a real friend.
- Healthy, well-cared for long locks are not only extremely gorgeous, they offer a myriad of styling options.
- These databases are usually spread across a myriad of tables sharing multiple relationships.
- News that two young East Yorkshire men are set to become dot com millionaires will provoke a myriad of reactions.
- The Civil War has generated a myriad of publications that address the interests of its devotees.
- These and the thousands of similar stanzas have been recited by myriads of Arabs for hundreds of years.
- For a while it was uncomfortable outdoors because of the myriads of tiny flying insects.
- But there are a myriad of issues to be resolved next.
- They jumped over countless hedges and a myriad of small streams and barbed wire, all set up to prevent what was happening now.
- A myriad of historic details adds to the story's verisimilitude.
- These trades churned out in ever more massive quantities a myriad of small objects for personal and domestic adornment and use.
- There are countless types available in a myriad of colors, shapes, and sizes.
- There are countless different religions claiming a myriad of truths.
- I now do my computer work surrounded by my small garden and myriads of trees in all directions.
- Again, water surges from the dark cave under the myriads of mountains.
- Cook and his crew marvelled at the dense forests and the myriads of birds as they sailed along this coast.
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.