In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We were sent a really good top ten phrases in Romanian to coincide with the England / Romania football match.
- She exchanges a few sentences in Romanian with the stranger.
- Perhaps had it been filmed in Romanian, it might have turned out better.
- I spoke to him in Italian, a language so similar to Romanian that everybody understands it.
- In the poet's home, the language was High German, while the wider community generally used the more Latinate Romanian.
- The official language is Romanian, which has Latin roots that date back to the Roman occupation of the area but also contains words from Greek, Slavic languages, and Turkish.
- Readers who have studied Romance languages other than Romanian will be able to see from the above that there are tantalising similarities between the language and, say, Spanish.
- The official language of Moldova is Romanian (with a Moldavian dialect), and the second language is Russian.
- In recognition of the diversity of the Irish population some documents are available in French and Romanian.
- Some of the words in my story are in Romanian or combined Romanian, so before every chapter with Romanian in it I will translate.
- Although it was influenced linguistically by invaders and neighbours (Turks and Greeks), Romanian is a Romance language, with obvious implications for the character of its folk music.
- I speak English, Romanian, Slovak, and some Hungarian, your majesty.
- I would describe his spoken English as perfect, and those able to appreciate it say that he speaks Romanian of a purity which is seldom heard today in his own country.
- We yell these sentences out in Albanian, then in Polish, and then in Rumanian.
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- For example, the collapse of the Ceauçescu regime in Romania led to the rise of ethnic tensions between Romanians and Hungarians living in Transylvania.
- And there seemed to be more Romanians than Indians on the staff of my five-star hotel.
- The shareholders were three Romanians and an Israeli.
- The Romanians say vampires hate garlic, but the Saxons said that lemon was a vampire ward.
- After only one full academic year, the school's enrollment had grown to sixty-one with the addition of Czechoslovakians, Romanians, and Italians.
- He said most of the Romanians pass police checks and return home when their visas expire.
- It is settled by Serbs and other Slavs, plus large numbers of Hungarians, Romanians, Slovaks, and Ruthenians, each speaking and reading in their own tongue.
- The barrister also referred to five other family law cases involving Romanians and Nigerians, giving details that allowed them to be identified by others in their community in Dublin.
- But in 1963 the Romanians asserted that they had a right to plan their own economy in their own way, and made commercial agreements with western Europe, China, and Yugoslavia.
- With the help of Russia, which defeated the Turks, the Romanians were given more freedom and granted a new constitution in 1829.
- Three youths - Rumanians - were attempting quite openly to break into a parking meter with large screwdrivers to steal the coins.
- Thousands of Bulgarian and Rumanians were granted visas despite immigration officials saying they should be turned down.
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