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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Car » 2019-01-26, 12:04

Prowler wrote:(de) das Abwasser - Waste water


It's Abwasser.
Please correct my mistakes!

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-26, 18:42

(fr) ébouriffé touseled
(fr) cuver sleep off
(fr) amadouer cajole
(fr) agioteur speculator
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Prowler » 2019-01-26, 21:59

(ko) 고양이 - cat

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2019-01-31, 19:42

(fr) détail croustillant - juicy detail (lit. "crunchy/crispy detail")
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-01-31, 20:48

(ko) 역력하다 (歷歷하다) - clear, obvious, apparent, plain

Ex. 그녀는 뭔가 감추고 있는 눈치가 역력하다.
It is clear[obvious] that she's hiding something.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-31, 21:05

Yasna wrote:(ko) 역력하다 (歷歷하다) - clear, obvious, apparent, plain

Ex. 그녀는 뭔가 감추고 있는 눈치가 역력하다.
It is clear[obvious] that she's hiding something.

눈치 is a very interesting word, too, one without a close equivalent in English or any European language I know.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-01-31, 21:27

linguoboy wrote:눈치 is a very interesting word, too, one without a close equivalent in English or any European language I know.

Funny you mention that. Just the other day I overheard a Korean-American girl use "nunchi" in a conversation that was otherwise in English. Something like "he just doesn't have nunchi".
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby voron » 2019-02-01, 18:40

(en) baculum
From this linguoboy's post: viewtopic.php?p=1130107#p1130107

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-02-02, 20:50

(ko) 우려내다 - brew, infuse, steep

Ex: 뜨거운 물에 녹차를 우려내다
brew[steep; infuse] green tea in hot water
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-02-05, 1:57

(ko) 즐찾 - bookmark, favorite (short for 즐겨찾기)
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Dormouse559 » 2019-02-05, 22:00

(fr) acouphène m - tinnitus
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-11, 15:13

(fr) brouette/(fr-frc) berouette wheelbarrow
(fr) souiller soil, besmirch
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-02-13, 16:44

(ko) 개그 코드 (gag code) - sense of humor

Ex: 개그 코드가 안 맞아.
I don't get your sense of humor.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-02-13, 21:51

(fr) foin m - hay
(fr) se débarrasser de [qch] - rid yourself of [sth]
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-18, 17:47

(ga) comhthionól assembly, gathering; [eccl.] community; [dial.] pilgrimage
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Yasna » 2019-02-21, 4:55

(ko) 밋밋하다 - flat, even

Ex: 그녀는 가슴이 밋밋하다.
She's flat-chested.
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby Gadano » 2019-02-21, 7:16

Dynks (pl)- something small, that you can't name

Daj mi ten dynks!
Give me that something!
Polish teacher from Warsaw :)

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby yellow hoist » 2019-02-21, 17:18

(sv) en dal - a valley

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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-21, 17:22

Gadano wrote:Dynks (pl)- something small, that you can't name

Daj mi ten dynks!
Give me that something!

Is Polish not your native language?

(ga) cuach abhlann ciborium
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Re: Last word in a foreign language that you learnt

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-25, 18:27

(ga) anaimsir unseasonable weather [lit. "unweather"]
(ko) 어족 language family
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