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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-07-12, 20:53

[flag=]ga[/flag] snagcheol jazz
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

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[flag=]fr[/flag]
brevet m - patent
excédentaire adj - excess, surplus
jumelage m - sister city relationship
ville jumelée f - sister city
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Postby linguoboy » 2017-07-13, 15:30

[flag=]es[/flag] buhardilla loft
[flag=]es[/flag] cauce riverbed
[flag=]es[/flag] raspa fishbone; denuded raceme of wine grapes
[flag=]es[/flag] vertiente slope

[flag=]it[/flag] azzimo unleavened
[flag=]lij[/flag] zerli whitebait
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2017-07-19, 2:02

[flag=]fr[/flag]
pronostic vital m - (medical) condition (used in connection with engagé)
engagé adj - (of a medical condition) critical

example:
Ma mère s'est fait blesser dans un accident de voiture. Son pronostic vital est engagé.
My mother got injured in a car accident. She is in critical condition.

There's also an active-voice construction using engager:

Cette sorte de blessure peut engager le pronostic vital.
This kind of injury can be life-threatening.
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[flag=]sq[/flag]
shami f. handkerchief
buzëqeshë f. smile
ngritem to board, ride, hop on (syn. of hipi)
baltë f. mud
American English (en-us) Pizzonese (nap) N Italian (it) Mexican Spanish (es-mx) Brazilian Portuguese (pt-br) Albanian (sq) B1 Greek (el) Persian (fa) A2 Romanian (ro) Old English (en_old) Turkish (tr) Azerbaijani (az) A1
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[flag=]es[/flag] zarpar to cast off
[flag=]es[/flag] merjurje/menju(n)je concoction
[flag=]es[/flag] franela flannel
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

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[flag=]es-PE[/flag] maquisapa one of many regional words for mono araña / marimonda (spider monkey)

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

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[flag=]es[/flag]
cubierta deck [of a ship]
lona canvas
montante transom window
rebanada slice
rímel mascara
tripulación crew
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-07-26, 18:12

[flag=]ga[/flag] croitheadh an tsacáin lastborn in a family (lit. "the shake of the sack")
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Postby dEhiN » 2017-07-27, 3:08

linguoboy wrote:[flag=]ga[/flag] croitheadh an tsacáin lastborn in a family (lit. "the shake of the sack")

This wasn't the last word in a foreign language that I learnt, but a few months ago I learned the word "un benjamin" in French, which means the same thing. The word is taken from the Biblical character Benjamin who was the lastborn in a family of twelve.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-07-27, 3:32

dEhiN wrote:
linguoboy wrote:[flag=]ga[/flag] croitheadh an tsacáin lastborn in a family (lit. "the shake of the sack")

This wasn't the last word in a foreign language that I learnt, but a few months ago I learned the word "un benjamin" in French, which means the same thing. The word is taken from the Biblical character Benjamin who was the lastborn in a family of twelve.

Benjamin can actually be used similarly in English as well, though it's rare in these days of smaller families. I normally hear it as part of the expanded phrase "the Benjamin of the family".
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-07-27, 16:08

[flag=]es[/flag] ajenjo wormwood; absinthe
[flag=]es[/flag] atril lectern, reading stand
[flag=]es[/flag] empinado steep

[flag=]ga[/flag] cíor mheala honeycomb
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2017-07-30, 11:08

[flag=]en[/flag] harpsichord ([flag=]pt[/flag] cravo)
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Postby dEhiN » 2017-07-31, 4:26

[flag=]fr[/flag] baigner to go well [used in a familier sense]
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[flag=]es[/flag] aserrín sawdust
[flag=]es-MX[/flag] barda enclosing wall or fence
[flag=]es[/flag] invernadero greenhouse
[flag=]es-MX[/flag] ocote Montezuma pine
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[flag=]ku[/flag] gulberroj - sunflower

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2017-08-01, 19:41

[flag=]es[/flag] cachimba hookah
[flag=]es[/flag] carcajearse to guffaw
[flag=]es-MX[/flag] jocoque yoghurt cheese
[flag=]es[/flag] ladear to slip
[flag=]es[/flag] tarro jar
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[flag=]ko[/flag] 들것 stretcher
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[flag=]en-IE[/flag] (Irish English) give out - complain
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2017-08-03, 20:21

[flag=]fr[/flag] cervoise ( a cognate of [flag=]pt[/flag]cerveja and [flag=]es[/flag]cerveza ) - a type of Medieval beer
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