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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-26, 0:58
by dEhiN
(fr) pondre
to lay eggs

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-26, 1:10
by vijayjohn
Didn't know that word!

French (fr) glousser
to cluck

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-26, 1:56
by dEhiN
gloss

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-28, 22:20
by vijayjohn
German (de) die Sprachwissenschaft
linguistics

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-28, 22:42
by księżycowy
(ga) focail

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-30, 15:02
by dEhiN
(fr) concentrer
to concentrate, to focus

And księżycowy, before you tell me focail means "words" and has nothing to do with focus, unfortunately all you gave me to work with was the word and not the meaning (even though I promptly looked up the meaning). :evil:

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2017-12-30, 15:11
by księżycowy
(see) taknígöëyë:ni:h

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-02, 2:52
by Linguaphile
księżycowy wrote:(see) taknígöëyë:ni:h (he has focused his mind on me)

(liv) täuž tǟdõlpanmi
undivided attention

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-14, 12:25
by atalarikt
Indonesian (id) bertapa
to meditate, be an ascetic/sage

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-14, 14:21
by księżycowy
(see) o'gyá'dowéhda:nö:'
I thought about things

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 9:51
by atalarikt
Bugis (bug) nippi
dream

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 18:39
by dEhiN
Portuguese (pt) friozinho/friozinha/friozinhos/friozinhas
(the state of being) a little cold

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 18:44
by księżycowy
Took me a second to get your connection, but I got it. :lol:

(see) o'gyö:jöh
it's snowing

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 18:47
by Antea
(ca) pluja
Rain

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 18:54
by dEhiN
księżycowy wrote:Took me a second to get your connection, but I got it. :lol:

Do you like it? :P I was wondering if anyone would get it. I think I've mentioned this before (on this thread), but sometimes I go for an association with the sound of the word rather than the meaning.

French (fr) un ouragon
hurricane

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 18:57
by Antea
dEhiN wrote:
księżycowy wrote:Took me a second to get your connection, but I got it. :lol:

Do you like it? :P I was wondering if anyone would get it. I think I've mentioned this before (on this thread), but sometimes I go for an association with the sound of the word rather than the meaning.

French (fr) un ouragon un ouragan
hurricane


(es) granizo
Hail

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 19:08
by dEhiN
Antea wrote:
dEhiN wrote:French (fr) un ouragon un ouragan
hurricane

Merci beaucoup! I've been spelling it wrong this whole time. :(

Latin (la) avē
hail (used as a greeting)

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 19:12
by Antea
(es) ave
Fowl, bird

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 20:46
by księżycowy
dEhiN wrote:
księżycowy wrote:Took me a second to get your connection, but I got it. :lol:

Do you like it? :P I was wondering if anyone would get it. I think I've mentioned this before (on this thread), but sometimes I go for an association with the sound of the word rather than the meaning.

In all honesty, that's why I was beginning to post in just the non-English language. There are so many different ways to make connections beyond the translation. But it seems most people like to go off the translation. Oh well.

(ga) ábhar
amount, quantity, number

Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Posted: 2018-02-16, 23:27
by dEhiN
Portuguese (pt) aborrecido/aborrecida/aborrecidos/aborrecidas
bored, annoyed, angry, upset