In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sportyfue muy deportista en su juventud — he was a keen sportsman / he did a lot of sport in his youth
- ¡qué deportista te has venido hoy! — you're looking very sporty today!
masculine and feminine noun
1sportsman masculinesportswoman feminine
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.