There are many ways to improve your vocabulary. The most popular one would be by reading books, while the most commonly practised method by students would be mugging up or memorizing words. Though it is possible to build your vocabulary through these techniques, it is definitely not the most effective way. A better way of learning new words is by relating them to incidents or objects around you. This not only makes the learning process easier and enjoyable, but also makes it easy to recall newly learned words.
Here’s one such fun way to learn new words. Just take a look around and you would see hundreds of cars zooming before your eyes. Even if you are not very passionate about cars, you would still be able to tell the car make, brand and other details in a quick glance. But what about the car name meaning? Take a look at the below car names to test for yourself how good is your automobile vocabulary. If you get more than eight words right, you could be a master of words!
10 Popular cars in India, along with their brand name meaning
- Ford Fiesta
Fiesta = a celebration or a party, often a large feast, festival, or very extravagant party. In Spain, fiesta refers to a feast or a religious occasion celebrating a saint’s day
- Honda Brio
Brio = the quality of being lively, active and energetic
- Hyundai Eon
Eon = an indefinitely long period of time often a period exaggerated for humorous or rhetorical effect
- Maruti Suzuki Alto
Alto = a singing voice that is lower than the voice of a soprano and higher than the voice of a tenor
- Maruti Suzuki Ritz
Ritz = to assume a superior air or make an ostentatious display of luxury and glamour
- Maruti Suzuki Swift
Swift = quick or fast-moving
- Mahindra Bolero
Bolero = a short front-open jacket worn mainly by women, a quick-paced Spanish dance
- Renault Duster
Duster = full-length coat without buttons reaching down to the ankles, a piece of cloth used for dusting
- Tata Vista
Vista = a scene, view or panorama, especially one seen through a long, narrow opening
- Tata Zest
Zest = great enthusiasm, excitement and energy
Now that you know the meaning of these words, take a closer look at these vehicles to see if they really live up to their names or at least if the product and its name has some logical connection.