Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Linguaphile » 2018-11-03, 23:22

Antea wrote:Don’t you think that maybe they’re bots or something like that? :hmm:

Yeah, but I haven't seen that before. The board gets spammed with bot-like posts sometimes, but that's usually a single user and a lot of posts. Instead of that, this is a lot of visitors and they aren't logged in, so no posts. That's different.

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Ciarán12 » 2018-11-04, 12:40

(pt-br) amido - starch

Oddly though, it's apparently ptonounced "âmido".

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2018-11-05, 16:00

(ga) áilleánach "dressed-up useless person"
(es) jalbegue whitewash
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby ceid donn » 2018-11-05, 17:25

(fr) une cohue - crowd, rabble

(br) aliezik - quite often (an emphatic form of alies, often)

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2018-11-06, 13:22

(es) aguafiestas party pooper, killjoy ((pt) desmancha-prazeres)
Quot linguas calles, tot homines vales

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Ciarán12 » 2018-11-06, 23:43

Luís wrote:(es) aguafiestas party pooper, killjoy ((pt) desmancha-prazeres)


Gotta say, I like "aguafiestas" better :)

(pt-br) uma voadora - a flying-kick

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Vlürch » 2018-11-15, 1:39

English (en) septentrional
English (en) meridional

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2018-11-16, 22:43

(fr) ado teen
(fr) cambrioleur burglar
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2018-11-16, 23:42

A couple words and a phrase from this Le Monde article on the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi.

(fr)
de gré ou de force - willingly or not
dédouaner qqn v - to clear sb's name
dépeçage nm - cutting up, dismemberment
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2018-11-18, 10:55

(fr) hennir to neigh or whinny
(fr) doudoune down jacket

(es) despilfarro waste of money, squandering
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Null-A » 2018-11-18, 11:56

(ne) डस्नु ḍasnu to bite (specifically for snake bites)

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Iván » 2018-11-18, 15:07

(ru) душа - soul
Minkä nuorena oppii, sen vanhana taitaa.

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Ser » 2018-11-18, 21:53

举世 ju3shi4 'worldwide (modifier); the whole world (noun phrase)'

Examples:
举世公认 ju3shi4 gong1ren4 'worldwide recognition'
举世绝伦的 ju3shi4 jue2lun2 de 'unsurpassed in the world'
一个举世难寻的好丈夫 yi1 ge ju3shi4 nan2 xun2 de hao3 zhang4fu 'a good husband that's hard to find in the world'

举世都了解这事。 ju3shi4 dou1 liao3jie3 zhe4 shi4 'The whole world understood this.'

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Multiturquoise » 2018-11-19, 13:36

(cy)
heddlu - police
crëwyd - created
بسی رنج بردم در این سال سی
عجم زنده کردم بدین پارسی

فردوسی

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby OldBoring » 2018-11-19, 14:48

(pt-br) picolé - popsicle
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2018-11-28, 4:13

(fr) jeu d'adresse game of skill
(fr) la varappe rock climbing
(fr) prendre un sacré coup de vieux age overnight
Ein Buch muß die Axt sein für das gefrorene Meer in uns. - Kafka

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2018-11-28, 15:14

(it) maso Alpine farmhouse
(de) Mautstelle toll gate
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Luís » 2018-12-02, 11:54

(fr) renifler to sniff
(fr) gâchette trigger
(fr) grésillement radio interference

(es) jugar al escondite to play hide and seek
Quot linguas calles, tot homines vales

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Ser » 2018-12-02, 15:18

(yue-hk) Cantonese
近排 gan6paai4*2 'recently'
華埠 waa4fau6 'Chinatown'
係咪 hai6mai6*2 '(be-not.be: polar question marker, abbreviation of 係唔係 hai6m4hai6)'
七名 chat1ming4*2 'one's fingers' (literally "the seven names")

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2018-12-03, 8:24

(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

(la) finitimus adj - bordering upon
N'hésite pas à corriger mes erreurs.


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