In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1día del santo masculinedía del onomástico masculine Latin Americadía de la onomástica masculine Spain
- On the evening before the name day, the older female relatives carry the baby around the mother's tent.
- Other significant observances include birthdays (with a special jubilee at age fifty), name days, secondary-school graduation, royal fëtes, and the long summer vacation.
- It includes my name day and my birthday (which is Wednesday).
- When I had found Richard, I apologized for not returning to his party, and celebrate his name day.
- In Croatia, name days paid homage to the saint for whom you were named.
- The New Year cycle of the water rituals flowed at the weekend as Bulgaria marked the name days of Jordan and Ivan.
- Georgi is among the most popular names in the country, but Gergiovden is much more than another name day celebration.
- Eastern Orthodox Christian families also celebrate the Slava, or saint's name day, of each member of the family.
- The Greek Orthodox calendar has many feast days, fast days, and name days.
- In Russian tradition, name days - feasts of major saints - are more important than birthdays.
- St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his name day is celebrated all over the world wherever Irish people have gone.
- Helen looks slightly concerned and is relieved when a local dignitary merely congratulates her on her name day without a hint of expectation.
- The rituals to celebrate various name days are quite similar to those practised on Christmas Eve and Christmas.
- Whole communities celebrate the name day of their village's patron saint.
- The 19-year-old was out celebrating his name day with friends when an off-duty security guard accidentally cut his life short.
- Finnish children celebrate both a birthday and a name day, a day chosen by the parents for an annual celebration.
- I was constantly attending a birthday, wedding, bridal shower, baptism or celebration for someone's name day (their Saint's feast day).
- Slovaks usually celebrate birthdays with their families, and celebrate name days (days dedicated to the saint for which one is named) with friends and co-workers.
- It is related to other Russian festive breads or cakes, such as the Easter kulich, or the krendel which is baked in a figure-of-eight shape to celebrate name days.
- It's great that on their name day you can visit a person without being invited.
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