Foreign words and phrases
Here are some nice foreign words and their meanings.
Ab initio: from the very beginning. Ex :I have studied economics AB initio.
Ad hoc: Established for a particular purpose. Ex: An ad hoc committee was appointed to look into the matter.
Ad interim: in the meantime. Ex: You should wait for me. I'll finish my lunch ad interim.
Ad libitum: As much as you please. Ex: Please eat ad libitum.
Alma mater: Mother institution. Ex: We must honour our Alma mater.
Ad nauseum: To a disgusting point. Ex: They discussed the problem ad nauseum.
Alpha and omega: beginning and end. Ex: I went through the alpha and omega of English.
Anno domini(ad): in the year of Christ. Ex: I was born A.D 1996
Bonafide: Genuine. Ex: Shane is a bona-fide student of the school.
Bizzare: Strange and eccentric. Ex: He had a bizzare accident.
More to come in other posts. Thanks for reading.