In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1validityuna costumbre que carece de vigencia en una sociedad moderna — a custom which lacks validity in a modern society
- la nueva ley aún no tiene vigencia or no ha entrado en vigencia — the new law has not yet come into force / into effect
- una disposición que ya no está en vigencia — a regulation which is no longer valid / in force / in effect
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.