Share a native language word with meaning

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  1. cloudy_cool profile image75
    cloudy_coolposted 7 years ago

    This game's simple too!

    Just share any word from your native language other than English and also type the meaning for us to understand (in English)

    I'll start...

    samundar (hindi) sea

  2. Lita C. Malicdem profile image60
    Lita C. Malicdemposted 7 years ago

    "Inararo ta ka" (I love you very much) Pangasenense dialect from the Philippines.

  3. Lita C. Malicdem profile image60
    Lita C. Malicdemposted 7 years ago

    "Aro" (love) Pangasenense, Philippines.

  4. R.S. Hutchinson profile image84
    R.S. Hutchinsonposted 7 years ago

    wee-wee (actually spelled "oui-oui")
    means "yes" in French.
    ha ha ha (I know you already knew that)

    Here is one:

    안녕하세요?

    (Ahn-u-Awe-Say-Ohlllll)

    This is Hangul Ma (Korean) for "How are you?"

  5. YadiraE profile image86
    YadiraEposted 7 years ago

    Pretty random word, but:

    ballena - means whale in spanish.


    Also, and this is more of spanglish:

    conflei - means cereal. This is actually my favorite spanglish word. It's just so funny!

  6. Jonathan Janco profile image66
    Jonathan Jancoposted 7 years ago

    Da Luain

    Irish Gaelic for Monday

    Alska

    Swedish verb, 'to love'

  7. profile image0
    WinterWestposted 7 years ago

    Aaniin--->hello in anishinaabemowin (ojibwe language)

    and my favorite word:

    Animosh--->dog

  8. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    Nyebeng Kanluran - Winter West big_smile
    (Philippines)

  9. cloudy_cool profile image75
    cloudy_coolposted 7 years ago

    WOW! Thanks guys, this is good stuff smile

    some words in hindi

    masti - mischief
    pukaar - to call
    rajkumari - princess

  10. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    maulap - cloudy
    malamig - cool
    (different translations of cool though, depends on what you mean by it)

    Philippines big_smile

  11. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 7 years ago

    Believe it or not, this is true.

    El World Wide Web is Spanish for the world wide web.

  12. Alexander Props profile image65
    Alexander Propsposted 7 years ago

    vjera - faith in bosnian

  13. LuisEGonzalez profile image84
    LuisEGonzalezposted 7 years ago

    Que vola? that's Cuban slang for "what's happening?", "how's everything?"   cool

  14. profile image0
    adeaugustusposted 7 years ago

    This idea is so cool. In nigeria we have three major language apart from english. So i will be saying a word from each language.
    (wá)----> means COME in Yoruba

    (bia)---->means COME in igbo.

    (zo)---->means COME in hausa

  15. sofs profile image81
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    Anbu  is love in Tamil
    Ollathu is good in Kannada
    Chiri meaning smile in Malayalam

    These are great words in some south Indian languages smile

  16. martinrocks_88 profile image63
    martinrocks_88posted 7 years ago

    nanban= friend in tamil

  17. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Kia Kaha -Stay strong

    Kia Manawa-Stay Determined

    New Zealand Maori smile

  18. Lady_E profile image63
    Lady_Eposted 7 years ago

    Following Eaglekiwi's words. (similar)

    Kia Kia - Quickly (Yoruba/Africa) smile

  19. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    maybe - not sure, but possibly (English)  haha!  I really don't know many words that you wouldn't already know in other languages and many of them are swear words, so . . .

  20. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 7 years ago

    impigee-tsabanah - "I want food"

    Miccosukee Native Language
    (Native Americans from Florida)

  21. cloudy_cool profile image75
    cloudy_coolposted 7 years ago

    khushi/sukh - happiness/joy

    Hindi Language

  22. profile image0
    Sherlock221bposted 7 years ago

    Welsh

    Mis Mehefin - June
    Mis Chefror - February
    Hydref - October
    dydd Gwener - Friday
    dydd Sadwrn - Saturday

 
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