In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The doors of the bookcase, instead of being glazed, have brass trelliswork framed by a double row of Gothic arcading.
- He felt the familiar faint jarring of a strata overlay and immediately the Matriarch stood facing him in the sunlight that shone through the trelliswork above.
- Here, the highly ornamental plant container, held up by a complex quatrefoil trelliswork and spilling over with flowers, forms an architectural ziggurat that is not unlike the theatrical flower beds of the landscape garden.
- The casino's cream-colored stucco walls will rise from the surrounding lush landscaping and trelliswork.
- The Ark is portrayed by a piece of trelliswork with a label ‘ARK ‘hung on it and the animals are imagined by the actors by sound and mime most believably.
- It was a pretty little terraced house with roses around the doorway and trelliswork in an unpretentious garden.
- Secondary and tertiary scales are made by elements such as the timber trelliswork, screens and climbing frames.
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.