In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paraphernalia)she was seduced by the trappings of office — se dejó seducir por toda la ceremonia que conlleva el cargo
- all the trappings of success — los símbolos del éxito
- bereft of the trappings of royalty — despojado del boato de la realeza
2(of horse)arreos masculinejaeces masculine
- Want a parade saddle, complete with scrolled pewter trappings and conchos?
- Founded in Seville in 1892, El Caballo is a manufacturer of harnesses and leather trappings.
- We freed the horses from their trappings, and I went about setting up our camp.
- It also includes used animal trappings such as harnesses, saddles, halters, reins, rope and chain.
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.