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Postby linguoboy » 2016-10-28, 2:06

 (fr) bûcher funeral pyre
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Postby Limagne » 2016-10-28, 10:01

 (fa) قلک /ɢollak/ - piggy bank

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Postby Egwene » 2016-10-29, 15:06

 (el) επιστρέφω = to come back, return

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Postby linguoboy » 2016-11-01, 12:55

hkilǫ́ɣemąį honey
 (ca) safata tray
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Postby Egwene » 2016-11-03, 15:28

 (el) η λίμνη lake

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 (en) kumquat

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Postby dEhiN » 2016-11-16, 1:16

Osias wrote: (de) fast almost

me=> total noob in German! :D

That reminds me of  (fy) hast 'almost'!
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Limagne » 2016-11-26, 11:05

 (en) couch grass (elymus repens)
 (en) periwinkle

 (fa) گل همیشه بهار /gole hamiʃebahɒr/ - Calendula
 (fa) گل لادن /gole lɒdan/ - Nasturtium

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby mikemike18 » 2016-12-06, 13:07

Let's see.

 (pt-BR) Andaime = Scaffolding
 (pt-BR) Feitiçaria = Sorcery
 (pt-BR) Cismar (com alguém) = take a dislike to

Honestly I'm still not 100% sure I understand the word "cismar." If anyone wants to help explain it to me, be my guest! :D


Michael wrote:I picked up these words outside of the novel I'm currently reading, thus I'm posting them here:

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estraçalhar to tear, shred
açoitar to whip, lash
folivora f. sloth (animal, not concept) (thanks, france-eesti!)
malhão m. a regional dance originating from Oporto in Portugal


Que estranho! Eu nunca ouvi falar a palavra "folivora." Eu sempre falo "bicho preguiça." Será que "folivora" é um termo que só existe em Portugal? Ou talvez seja um termo mais "científico" ?
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Osias » 2016-12-08, 22:05

De acordo com a dábliopédia:

Folivora é uma subordem de mamíferos, da ordem Pilosa, cujas espécies são conhecidas popularmente por preguiça, bicho-preguiça, aí[2], aígue[2] e cabeluda[2].



mikemike18 wrote:Honestly I'm still not 100% sure I understand the word "cismar." If anyone wants to help explain it to me, be my guest!
Eu acho que vai além de "desgostar" (dislike), é algo como intuitivamente marcar alguém como suspeito. Você é apresentado a 5 pessoas e desconfia que uma delas seja, sei lá, um espião, um cleptomaníaco, algo assim. Você fica "cismado" com a pessoa. Um dia, daqui muitos anos, sai na televisão que ela era serial killer. Aí você fala "Ahá, eu sabia! Eu cismei com aquele cara no dia que eu vi!"

Mas isso é "cismar com alguém". A idéia de "cisma" é mais geral e me parece sinônimo de "idéia fixa". Tipo na música de Renato Russo

Deve de ser cisma minha
Mas a única maneira ainda
De imaginar a minha vida
É vê-la como um musical dos anos trinta.


onde ele admite que pode estar sendo vítima de sua própria idéia fixa.

PS: Fui na wp e vi que "Grande Cisma do Ocidente" se traduz como "Western Schism". Acredito que esteja tudo relacionado: Cada lado do conflito estava cismado com uma idéia e a defenderia até a morte. :)
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-12-17, 20:18

 (fr) coquille - misprint, typo

The main meaning is "shell", but I learned the above meaning reading coverage of a tweet where Donald Trump wrote "unpresidented" instead of "unprecedented".

http://www.lalibre.be/actu/internationa ... 2eb2882889
Trump tweete sur la Chine... mais une coquille retient l'attention
[Trump tweets about China... but a typo grabs attention]
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby mikemike18 » 2016-12-19, 5:51

Osias wrote:De acordo com a dábliopédia:

Folivora é uma subordem de mamíferos, da ordem Pilosa, cujas espécies são conhecidas popularmente por preguiça, bicho-preguiça, aí[2], aígue[2] e cabeluda[2].



mikemike18 wrote:Honestly I'm still not 100% sure I understand the word "cismar." If anyone wants to help explain it to me, be my guest!
Eu acho que vai além de "desgostar" (dislike), é algo como intuitivamente marcar alguém como suspeito. Você é apresentado a 5 pessoas e desconfia que uma delas seja, sei lá, um espião, um cleptomaníaco, algo assim. Você fica "cismado" com a pessoa. Um dia, daqui muitos anos, sai na televisão que ela era serial killer. Aí você fala "Ahá, eu sabia! Eu cismei com aquele cara no dia que eu vi!"

Mas isso é "cismar com alguém". A idéia de "cisma" é mais geral e me parece sinônimo de "idéia fixa". Tipo na música de Renato Russo

Deve de ser cisma minha
Mas a única maneira ainda
De imaginar a minha vida
É vê-la como um musical dos anos trinta.


onde ele admite que pode estar sendo vítima de sua própria idéia fixa.

PS: Fui na wp e vi que "Grande Cisma do Ocidente" se traduz como "Western Schism". Acredito que esteja tudo relacionado: Cada lado do conflito estava cismado com uma idéia e a defenderia até a morte. :)


Obrigado pela ajuda! Agora eu entendo muito melhor.

Eu comprei um novo caderno para anotar as novas palavras que aprendo :P

Algumas das palavras mais recentes são:

 (pt-BR)Sanguessuga - leech
 (pt-BR)Miojo - instant noodles
 (pt-BR)Embrulhar - to wrap
 (pt-BR)Otário - fool
 (pt-BR)Afobamento - fluster/confusion
 (pt-BR)Licitar - to bid

Acho engraçado que eu acabei de aprender a palavra "embrulhar." Deve ser meio comum né? Eu já sabia sobre as palavras "envolver" e "embalar" mas acho que elas não querem dizer bem a mesma coisa.

A palavra "afobamento" deve ser menos comum porque eu tive dificuldade em achar uma definição na Internet. Quando eu vi pela primeira vez, eu adivinhei que teve a ver com "medo" ou algo assim porque "fobia" me lembra de "fobia."
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Osias » 2016-12-19, 12:04

Ela me passa a idéia de alguém em confusão por tentar fazer as coisas rápido demais.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-01-11, 18:57

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Postby Michael » 2017-01-20, 9:55

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-01-20, 15:56

ðuužá wash [clothes, dishes, etc.]
 (fr-frc) habitude usually; formerly
 (de) einschlagen strike [of lightning]
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Postby Vlürch » 2017-01-21, 10:04

 (tk) tüýjermek - to be hairy
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Postby Dormouse559 » 2017-01-25, 21:17

 (fr) intersexué - intersex
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Postby linguoboy » 2017-01-25, 21:20

 (cy) pedoli shoe [a horse]
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2017-02-01, 5:27

 (fr) (à la) sauce [adj/nom] - with a [adj] twist, with a touch of [noun], à la [noun]

I'm not able to find a single translation for this term; I don't think there is just one, but I guess it means something like "associated with, having characteristics of".

Here's where I first saw it, an article on Donald Trump's nomination for Supreme Court justice:
http://plus.lesoir.be/80152/article/201 ... ur-supreme
Un juge sauce «Trump» à la Cour Suprême
A Trumpian judge on the Supreme Court


I also found this phrase:
Une comédie anglaise à la sauce française
An English comedy with a French twist
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