In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine nounFeminine chavala
1(niño)kid informalyoungsterestar hecho un chaval — to look/be very young
2(como apelativo)kid informal(de un hombre) buddy US informal(de un hombre) mate British informal(de una mujer) honey informal(de una mujer) love British informal
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.