In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
feminine plural noun
- Tinieblas que apenas quiebran la palidez de las estrellas.
1.1(oscuridad)darknessen las tinieblas de la noche — in the dark of night
1.2(ignorancia)estamos en tinieblas sobre el caso — we have no idea / we're in the dark about what happened
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.