In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary, archaicNauticalshipquemar las naves — to burn one's boats / bridges
(de una iglesia)nave
2.2Architecturepremisessectionalquilaron dos naves más — they rented two more buildings (or warehouses etc.)
- una nave de 330m² — premises measuring 330m²
- la fruta se almacenará en la nave C — the fruit will be stored in section (or warehouse etc.) C
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.