In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(variado, diferente)su obra cinematográfica es muy diversa — his cinematic output is very varied / diverse
- seres de diversa naturaleza — various types of creatures
- ha desempeñado las más diversas actividades — she has engaged in a very wide range of activities / in many diverse activities
2(varios)variousseveralcultivan diversos tipos de naranjas — they grow several / various types of oranges
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.