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Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-13, 9:13
by הענט
cHr0mChIk wrote:
Vlürch wrote:English (en) mast
Persian (fa) مست (mast) - drunk


Serbian (sr) маст (mast) - lard/fat


(cs) mast - ointment

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-13, 11:22
by aaakknu
(es) besar - to kiss
(id) besar - big

(et) kiri - letter
(id) kiri - left

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-14, 6:02
by cHr0mChIk
Hent wrote:
cHr0mChIk wrote:
Vlürch wrote:English (en) mast
Persian (fa) مست (mast) - drunk


Serbian (sr) маст (mast) - lard/fat


(cs) mast - ointment


Oh, it can also mean "ointment" in Serbian as well. :D

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-16, 0:50
by Linguaphile
(es) viril manly, masculine
(fr) viril manly, strong, potent
(et) viril whiny, sniveling, fretful

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-17, 0:55
by Linguaphile
(en) exit (noun) a way out; (verb) to leave
(es) éxito success
(et) eksitus error, mistake

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-17, 2:37
by vijayjohn
Linguaphile wrote:(en) exit (noun) a way out; (verb) to leave
(es) éxito success
(et) eksitus error, mistake

Latin (la) exit - he/she/it exits, departs, avoids, evades, runs out (of time), (figuratively) escapes

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-23, 16:50
by aaakknu
(tl) alam - know
(id) alam - nature

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-24, 11:48
by Luís
(pt) colmo - thatch
(es) colmo - summit, top, extreme

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-02-25, 6:22
by Linguaphile
(en) educated having a good education/schooling, well-informed
(es) educado polite, well-mannered
(et) edukat (part.; nom. edukas) successful, prosperous, well-to-do

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-02, 17:40
by aaakknu
(es) sastra - tailor (female)
(id) sastra - literature
(sa) शास्त्र (śāstra) - scripture
(uk) сестра (sestra) - sister

(es) pera - pear
(tl) pera - money
(ist) pera - stone (cognate with piedra, I think)
(mi) pera - pillow
(vep) pera - stern

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-02, 19:55
by voron
English (en) mast
Persian (fa) مست (mast) - drunk
Serbian (sr) маст (mast) - lard/fat
(cs) mast - ointment
(ru) масть (mast') - coat color (of a horse); suit (of a playing card)
(ku) mast - yogurt

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-04, 4:24
by vijayjohn
In Persian, 'yogurt' is ماست mâst. :)

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-17, 1:32
by Michael
(sq) ngordh to die (animals only), stiffen
(it) ingordo glutton

The Albanian is cognate to “greed”.

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-17, 14:43
by Homine.Sardu
Michael wrote:(sq) ngordh to die (animals only), stiffen
(it) ingordo glutton

The Albanian is cognate to “greed”.


also

(es) gordo - fat

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-18, 12:51
by aaakknu
Homine.Sardu wrote:
Michael wrote:(sq) ngordh to die (animals only), stiffen
(it) ingordo glutton

The Albanian is cognate to “greed”.


also

(es) gordo - fat


(uk) гордо [ɦordo] - proudly

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-20, 12:31
by h34
(mhr) кече - day
(krc) кече - night

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-20, 12:47
by atalarikt
h34 wrote:(mhr) кече - day
(krc) кече - night

(id) kece - cool (as in you look cool)(slang)

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-26, 21:57
by Vlürch
Japanese (ja) 木の実 (konomi) - nut, fruit, berry
Japanese (ja) 好み (konomi) - taste, preference
konomi - child

English (en) consent
Japanese (ja) コンセント (konsento) - electrical outlet

Finnish (fi) juuri - root; exactly
Japanese (ja) 遊離 (yūri) - isolation, separation
Japanese (ja) 有利 (yūri) - advantageous

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-27, 0:55
by atalarikt
(la) Luna moon, ancient Roman moon goddess
(haw) luna foreman, boss, supervisor

Re: Multilingual false friends 2

Posted: 2018-03-27, 1:45
by Linguaphile
atalarikt wrote:(la) Luna moon, ancient Roman moon goddess
(haw) luna foreman, boss, supervisor
(et) luna cash-on-delivery, ransom, bail
(ceb) luna room, space, accommodation