In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Or, for extra sparkle, Banks Lyon Jewellers has a Hearts on Fire necklet featuring the world's most perfectly cut diamond, for £70,000.
- The reporter gushed that ‘her excellency wore white satin plain skirt, bodice trimmed with white mousseline de soie heavily embroidered in silver, a magnificent tiara and riviere, and necklet of diamonds and pearls.’
- I was making necklets, tiaras and enormous brooches.
- When day had fully come he pressed into my hands my morning-gift: A necklet and paired bracelets of red gold, worked and plaited like living hair encircling my throat and wrists, of beauty unsurpassed.
- The little thing was dead, but still warm; she stooped to lift it, and her distress turned to horror when she discovered that it had been strangled by twisting twice round its throat the necklet she had given to Lanrivain.
- The final link of what is believed to be a necklet owned by Queen Boadicea has been discovered in Norfolk.
- Lismore Jewel Centre has a range of gold and silver rings, watches, bracelets and necklets, bangles and earrings.
- The new IT-Girl modeled two of the headline auction items at the Ball - a fabulous diamond and black pearl necklet valued at 25,000 euro.
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.