[ bee-muh l-muh nz, bem-uh l- ]
/ ˈbi məl mənz, ˈbɛm əl- /
Lud·wig [luhd-wig, loo d-] /ˈlʌd wɪg, ˈlʊd-/, 1898–1962, U.S. humorous satirist and painter; born in Austria: author and illustrator of children's books.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for bemelmans
The purpose of art,” Bemelmans once said, “is to console and amuse—myself, and, I hope, others.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home|Erin Cunningham|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST