In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(período)childhooden mi más tierna infancia — in my tender infancy literary
- el pobre está en su segunda infancia — the poor man is in his second childhood
- la vuelta a la infancia — the return to childhood / infancy
- la democracia aquí está todavía en la infancia — democracy is still in its infancy here
2(conjunto de niños)children→ jardín
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.