In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Latin America(obstrucción)obstructiontupición nasal — blocked nose
2Latin America(espesura, vegetación)densenessla tupición del bosque — the denseness / thickness of the wood
3.1Chile informal (confusión)confusiontengo la tupición con tanto número — I get confused by / mixed up with so many numbers
3.2Chile informal (gran cantidad)una tupición de gente/insectos — a horde of people/swarm of insects
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.