In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el hastío de las largas noches invernales — the boredom / tedium of the long winter nights
- la vida monótona del pueblo le producía hastío — the monotony of life in the village bored him intensely
- hacer/repetir algo hasta el hastío — to do/repeat sth ad nauseam
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.