Animal noises belong in the category of Onomatopoeia, which are words that phonetically imitate the original sounds. From a linguistic point of view, the variability of interpretation from language to language is unsurprising, but the frequent diversity of these linguistic contrivances, at times far from even marginally reminding the listener of the actual sound, can be amusing to many people. The same hen does “kokodák” in Czech, “git-git-giddak” in Turkish, and “petok-petok” in Indonesian. And in English hens, never do anything apart from clucking. It is the man who speaks: “Cock-a-doodle-doo”. Next time you are asked by a child which animal does which sound, make sure you know the answer in the right language.
The entire range of fruits and vegetables is like a spectrum of colours. From yellow and red to green and purple. Not just that, a colourful plate of foods is quite appetizing. Let's look at the the benefits:
When we think of Burgundy we think wines. It’s true that the region produces some of the finest wines in the world. The wines from this region are much lighter than Bordeaux, in colour and body and preferred by many.
The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) is an international network of 340 youth organizations across the world whose common goal is to prevent the loss of biodiversity. The 2019 GYBN Regional Youth Capacity-Building Workshop for Europe will take place from 11-18 August, 2019 in Wassergspreng near Vienna in Austria. The deadline is on 27 May 2019.