In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1medida de superficie feminine
- A square measure equal, in England and Scotland, usually to one fourth of an acre, or 40 square rods; in the Union of South Africa, to 17.07 square yards, or 14.28 square meters. 2
- I have only ever heard it used as a square measure.
- Existing Farming square measure is 1961.05 hectares; rice farming square measure is 1324.13 hectares.
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.