In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Born in the Netherlands in 1739, van Braam first went to China in 1758 as a supercargo for the Dutch East India Company.
- This was applied in the normal way to the foreign community, whose chiefs - supercargoes and ships' captains - could thus be held responsible for crimes committed by those under their authority.
- The origin of the museum was the East India Marine Society, which was founded in 1799 by shipmasters and supercargoes who had collectively amassed forty-three hundred objects made in China, Japan, India, Africa, and Oceania.
- As the ship sails, supercargoes can find specific vehicles as needed.
- The piece consists of a conversation between a female captain and a male supercargo on a massive container vessel headed for Vancouver.
- Similar facilities are provided for the supercargo crew of two officers, twelve NCOs and 36 enlisted crew members.
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.