Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Mutusen » 2018-12-05, 8:48

Dormouse559 wrote:(fr)
borner v - limit, confine
dîme f - tithe
échancrer v - scallop, cut into the shape of a crescent
empiéter (sur qqch) v - encroach (on sth)
enchevêtrer v - tangle up
lof m - the windward side of a ship (don't know if there's an English word for this)
louvoyer v - (nautical) tack; (figurative) zigzag, maneuver
mense f - income of an abbey or bishopric
recouvrer v - recover, get sth back

That's some advanced vocabulary. I didn't even know lof and mense.

My last words were:

(sk) prieberčivý - choosy, picky
(ru) обезво́живание - dehydration
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2018-12-06, 7:20

Mutusen wrote:That's some advanced vocabulary. I didn't even know lof and mense.

I've gotten into the weeds of the Holy Roman Empire, of all things, and how it related to the medieval archbishop-counts of Tarentaise. You know, nothing too specific. So I'm learning all about French's feudal/religious jargon.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby IpseDixit » 2018-12-11, 13:35

(en) to immure - to enclose within walls

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2018-12-12, 9:12

(fr) fausse couche miscarriage
(fr) mettre en cloque to knock sb up
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2018-12-12, 17:24

(fr) lavallière pussy bow; ascot
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-03, 15:37

(fr) cobaye guinea pig [also fig.]
(fr) pantois gobsmacked
(fr) tarabouster to bother
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-07, 16:21

(de) plakativ striking, slogan-like; unsubtle, reductive
(nl) fluithaas pika [a rodent of the Ochotona genus]
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-09, 16:34

(zh-tw) xǐng awaken(ed)
(ja) 降る furu fall [from the sky], precipitate
(ko) 수세미 swuseymi loofah
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-15, 15:58

(ja) ときめく to be moved emotionally
(osa) omaðį life [lit. "walking about"]
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