In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1redondel masculineredondela feminine Andes
- On narrow strips of wall at both sides of the gallery entrance, and not likely to be noticed until you were leaving, hung rows of 15 dark bronze roundels about 4 inches in diameter.
- Antarctic veteran Bill Storer presents the roundel of Auster A11-201 to the director of the RAAF Museum, David Gardner.
- It is amazing what a bit of metallised detailing on the roundels will do.
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.