Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2014/July

This is the July archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2014.

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Foreign word of the day  in Persian
لاجورد (lâjavard, lâjvard) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Emilian
brîv m, noun
  1. a small bundle of cloth containing a relic
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Foreign word of the day  in Ligurian
çitæ f, noun
  1. city (large settlement)
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Foreign word of the day  in Mòcheno
vèlt n, noun
  1. field (wide, open space used to grow crops or hold animals)
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Foreign word of the day  in Romagnol
gat m, noun
  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)
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Foreign word of the day  in Sicilian
piccaturi m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Cimbrian
balt m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Venetian
freschin m, noun
  1. the smell of rotten fish and eggs
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
nōchoctli noun
  1. An alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of the prickly pear.
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
ēminus adverb
  1. at long range, beyond reach
  2. aloof
  3. from afar
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Selbstheirat f, noun
  1. Marriage to oneself.
  2. (anthropology) Marriage within one's family or social group.
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
alcanzia f, noun
  1. (historical) a small earthen ball filled with flowers, ashes and colourful strips thrown by horsemen at each other during jousts
  2. (historical) an earthen grenade
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
toro embolado m, noun
  1. a bull with balls of burning material attached to its horns
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
ilhuicac chāneh anim, noun
  1. Someone who resides in heaven.
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
cipolla f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Norse
blót n, noun
  1. (Germanic paganism, especially in the plural) idolatry
  2. (Germanic paganism) sacrifice, sacrificial feast
  3. (Germanic paganism) idol, amulet
  4. swearing, cursing
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Foreign word of the day  in Akkadian
𒅈𒂵𒌋𒌋𒉡 (argamannu) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Turkish
topik noun
  1. a kind of meze made of tahini (sesame paste), chickpea, potato and onion
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
מֶלֶךְ‏ (mélekh) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
phăng-tê-di verb
  1. (especially music) to improvise; to tweak
  2. to engage in sweet nothings; to speak romantically and playfully
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Foreign word of the day  in Welsh
madfall f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Armenian
սեխ (sex) noun
  1. muskmelon (the fruit of Cucumis melo)
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Foreign word of the day  in Luxembourgish
Fixspoun m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Icelandic
dæsa verb
  1. to sigh or groan deeply, to heave a sigh
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Foreign word of the day  in Middle Armenian
մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew) noun
  1. bat
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Foreign word of the day  in Polish
na wczoraj adverb
  1. As soon as possible, implying the deadline is already over.
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
богаты́рь (bogatýrʹ) m anim, noun
  1. bogatyr, a medieval Russian heroic warrior.
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
galán adjective
  1. gallant
  2. (colloquial, Mexico, El Salvador) nice, enviable, without worries (said of a situation)
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
水銀 (shuǐyín) noun
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