Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2013/December

This is the December archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2013.

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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
frondeo verb
  1. I have or put forth leaves; I am in leaf, become green.
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Foreign word of the day  in Galician
fraga f., noun
  1. an isolated forest with deciduous trees, herbs, mosses, lichens and a diverse fauna.
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Rachsucht f., noun
  1. vindictiveness, vengefulness, strong desire for revenge
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Foreign word of the day  in Albanian
degjoj verb
  1. I listen
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Foreign word of the day  in Icelandic
álfadrottning f., noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
ἱπποτοξότης (hippotoxótēs) m., noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Latvian
jūra f., noun
  1. (geography) sea (large body of salty water)
  2. (astronomy) sea (dark areas on the surface of the Moon or other natural satellites)
  3. (figuratively) very large quantity or amount (of something)
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Foreign word of the day  in Faroese
menning f., noun
  1. development, progress
  2. (weather) increase of wind
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Foreign word of the day  in Hungarian
küzd verb
  1. to struggle, to strive (to labour in difficulty)
  2. to fight
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Foreign word of the day  in French
tiédir verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Emilian
grasôl m., noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Asturian
abenayá adverb
  1. it has been some time (since)
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Portuguese
u outra ren non jaz adverb
  1. surely; for sure; definitely; literally: where no other thing lies.
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Foreign word of the day  in Aragonese
chincharana f., noun
  1. any small bird which stops flapping its wings at regular intervals, or hops on the ground
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Foreign word of the day  in Aramaic
ירק (yrq) verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
cháy noun
  1. burnt rice caked at the bottom of a pot of rice or rice cooker
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
vestir a camisa verb
  1. (idiomatic) to truly support and believe in a cause, idea or group; literally: to wear the shirt
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
belenista m., f., noun
  1. a nativity scene artist.
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
chōquizzoh noun
  1. Something tearful, full of tears.
  2. (figuratively) Something worthy of crying about, a lamentable situation.
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
amarillear verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Norse
valr m., noun
  1. (uncountable, in the singular) the dead, slain in battle
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
χοραγός (khoragós) m., noun
  1. Chorus leader, who could enter the story as a character able to interact with the characters of a play.
  2. Generally, the leader of a train or band.
  3. In Athens, one who defrays the cost of a performance.
  4. Generally, one who supplies financial backing for any endeavour.
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Foreign word of the day  in French
mondrain m., noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Albanian
tradhëtoj verb
  1. I betray.
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Foreign word of the day  in Latvian
aizparīt adverb
  1. in the day after the day after tomorrow; three days from today
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
oliebol m., noun
  1. oliebol, a traditional Dutch delicacy normally consumed on New Year's Eve or at funfairs.
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