The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby linguoboy » 2021-04-23, 15:36

(en-us) operationalize (specifically in the sense of "make a part of ordinary operations")
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Postby Rí.na.dTeangacha » 2021-04-25, 14:33

(en-gb) dyad, dyadic

In sociology, a dyad is a group of two people, the smallest possible social group. As an adjective, "dyadic" describes their interaction.
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Postby linguoboy » 2021-04-26, 15:22

precentor the leader of a cathedral choir
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby Aurora-Evie » 2021-05-06, 6:41

(en) ananas - any of several plants of the family Bromeliaceae, such as the pineapple

I knew the word existed in other languages, but I had no idea it was in English, too :silly:
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Postby Rí.na.dTeangacha » 2021-05-08, 20:58

(en-gb) verisimilar

Describes something that appears to be true or real but may not be.
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby vijayjohn » 2021-05-08, 22:21

crest - reach the top of a mountain or hill (and, by extension, a sand dune or other hill-like structure?)
EDIT: തെന്നുക [ˈt̪en̪n̪uga] - to slip

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Postby linguoboy » 2021-05-15, 14:46

irrumation
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Postby Rí.na.dTeangacha » 2021-05-17, 22:00

(en-gb) apodictic - beyond dispute
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby linguoboy » 2021-05-20, 18:51

timebox to assign a fixed period of time to something

(In context, it was used to refer to stopping a particular discussion with an hourlong meeting after 30 minutes.)
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Postby Rí.na.dTeangacha » 2021-06-05, 10:09

(en-gb) sward - (literary) a stretch of short grass
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby vijayjohn » 2021-06-06, 3:10

stalag fiction (basically, Israeli Nazi rape porn, both highly sexualized Nazi women raping prisoners and vice versa. I learned about this from reading about Dr. Seuss, then reading about anti-German discrimination of the kind he experienced during World War I. The Wikipedia article on anti-German discrimination leads to the article on stalag fiction)
തുടി [t̪uˈɖi] - a type of small drum or 1/4 second


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