In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I think it's no accident that the best cooks on Earth are the Basque and the Vietnamese.
- Western love songs, especially slow, sad songs recorded by Asian artists, are also much loved by the Vietnamese.
- From the 1400s on, the Cambodians lost territory to both the Siamese and the Vietnamese.
- He honestly thought that Americans tried to improve the lot of the Vietnamese.
- Thais and Vietnamese also came in large numbers and this is really where Asian Fusion cooking was born.
- The streets to the American Embassy were so crowded with GIs and Vietnamese alike, all wanted to leave the gem of the orient.
- They share their classrooms with Arabs, Africans and Vietnamese.
- The books have been re-published many times, in a number of different Asian languages including Japanese and Vietnamese.
- For general sessions I speak in Vietnamese, except when interacting on an individual basis, when I use English.
- Lady Borton, who speaks Vietnamese, finds the atmosphere far more hospitable now than in the early years of independence.
- This person may have married an Irish person but probably still thinks in and speaks Vietnamese.
- He speaks five languages, Vietnamese, French, Greek, Spanish and some other obscure language.
- In addition, Cambodians have borrowed words from Thai, French, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
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.