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)
samundar (hindi) sea
"Inararo ta ka" (I love you very much) Pangasenense dialect from the Philippines.
wee-wee (actually spelled "oui-oui")
means "yes" in French.
ha ha ha (I know you already knew that)
Here is one:
This is Hangul Ma (Korean) for "How are you?"
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!
Irish Gaelic for Monday
Swedish verb, 'to love'
Aaniin--->hello in anishinaabemowin (ojibwe language)
and my favorite word:
WOW! Thanks guys, this is good stuff
some words in hindi
masti - mischief
pukaar - to call
rajkumari - princess
maulap - cloudy
malamig - cool
(different translations of cool though, depends on what you mean by it)
Believe it or not, this is true.
El World Wide Web is Spanish for the world wide web.
Que vola? that's Cuban slang for "what's happening?", "how's everything?"
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
Anbu is love in Tamil
Ollathu is good in Kannada
Chiri meaning smile in Malayalam
These are great words in some south Indian languages
Kia Kaha -Stay strong
Kia Manawa-Stay Determined
New Zealand Maori
Following Eaglekiwi's words. (similar)
Kia Kia - Quickly (Yoruba/Africa)
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 . . .
impigee-tsabanah - "I want food"
Miccosukee Native Language
(Native Americans from Florida)
Mis Mehefin - June
Mis Chefror - February
Hydref - October
dydd Gwener - Friday
dydd Sadwrn - Saturday
by MichaelStonehill 7 years ago
Which is your favorite language besides your native language? Why?
by Jake Brannen 4 years ago
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by Rathna Peters 6 years ago
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by danmayerisgod 8 years ago
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by Jim Higgins 5 years ago
It is one thing to hit a double letter (or to skip and "e" like I almost did in letter, but if English is your native language, it seems to me that you should make an effort to spell correctly and use standard English in Hubs you publish and in comments you make. I read a comment this...
by Jeff Berndt 7 years ago
Here's a question for all you bilingual or multi-lingual people out there:Has learning a second or third language changed the way you think about the world in general?I can speak a smattering of a couple languages other than my native one (not even close to fluency), and I've found it easier to...
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