In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ausencia de movimiento) stillness(tranquilidad, sosiego) calm(tranquilidad, sosiego) peace(tranquilidad, sosiego) tranquilityen la quietud de la noche — in the still of the night literary
- ¡qué quietud! — it's so peaceful!
2River PlateMedicinerestle mandaron hacer quietud — he was ordered to rest
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.