In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The normal permanent dentition comprises four incisors, two canines, four premolars, and six molars in each jaw.
- The well-preserved teeth - incisors, canines, premolars, and molars - look to have been ideal for feeding on fish and aquatic invertebrates, somewhat like the teeth of modern seals.
- In the mandible, there are, in front, four incisors, two canines, four premolars, and six molars behind.
- Behind the canines are the premolars, or bicuspids.
- All rodents have a single pair of upper and a single pair of lower incisors, followed by a gap, followed by one or more molars or premolars.
- That is, one of its ‘baby teeth’, the second premolar, instead of being lost, was withdrawn and turned so it buttressed a large adult tooth, the third premolar.
- It consists of isolated upper and lower premolars and molars as well as upper and lower dental series with good preservation.
- It is common knowledge that the tongue partly rests between the bones that form the jaw, and to be more precise, between the dental rows (incisors, canines, premolars and molars) and on the floor of the mouth.
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.