In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(greeting)saludo masculinesalutación feminine literary
- The man nodded politely to us as they passed and Angus returned the salutation.
- I find that nothing makes conversation quite so impossible as greetings and salutations.
- Grenada shares a common Caribbean culture base with many other islands in the Lesser Antilles, including music, literature, greetings and salutations, food, and family structure.
- He raised one hand in salutation, welcoming one and all in a melancholy voice.
- Asriel comes into the house, Flora greets him in English, and he returns her salutation in Yiddish.
2(in letter)fórmula de encabezamiento feminine
- At one time the conventional letter salutation employed when writing to a business person whose name was unknown was ‘Dear Sir.’
- We would expect the latter to be considerably more personal and informal than the former, and we would probably not expect a love letter to include a formal address and salutation.
- She began the letter with a polite salutation: ‘Your Excellency.’
- For example, the undulating pattern of bold word and definition signal a dictionary while the juxtapositioning of date, address and salutation denote a letter.
- The email addresses are in the salutation to the letter.
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