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 » 2019-01-29, 16:57

(en) tornadic

Despite growing up in Tornado Alley, I don't recall ever hearing this word until today.
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby mōdgethanc » 2019-02-03, 5:39

accommodationism the belief that state and religion do not have to be separate as long as all religions are treated equally by the state

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

Postby Ciarán12 » 2019-03-12, 7:22

(en-gb) facultative - optional.

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

Postby Osias » 2019-03-17, 15:17

Ciarán12 wrote:(en-gb) facultative - optional.

I believe you learned this first on Portuguese, it's one of the most beloved words by Brazilian workers. :D
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Re: The last word of your mother tongue you have learnt ?

Postby Ciarán12 » 2019-03-18, 19:00

Osias wrote:
Ciarán12 wrote:(en-gb) facultative - optional.

I believe you learned this first in Portuguese, it's one of the most beloved words by Brazilian workers. :D


Weird that I hadn't come across it before. It came up in a line of dialogue in O Mecanismo.

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

Postby Olinguito » 2019-03-18, 21:23

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

Postby OldBoring » 2019-03-18, 22:11

Elsewise looks so familiar to someone who studied programming.
It's if() { } else {}, but it actually means otherwise.

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

Postby Osias » 2019-03-21, 12:18

Ciarán12 wrote:
Osias wrote:
Ciarán12 wrote:(en-gb) facultative - optional.

I believe you learned this first in Portuguese, it's one of the most beloved words by Brazilian workers. :D


Weird that I hadn't come across it before. It came up in a line of dialogue in O Mecanismo.

Que série chata do caramba, acho que você só aguenta ver por estar praticando português.
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