In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1similarityhay / existe una cierta semejanza entre sus estilos — there is a certain similarity in their styles
- a semejanza de su padre, también estudió derecho — like his father, he (also) read law
- una ceremonia a semejanza de las que se practicaban en la Edad Media — a ceremony similar to those which were performed in the Middle Ages
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.