Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2018/May

This is the May archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2018.

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Foreign word of the day  in Ido
laboristaro noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
หิ่งห้อย (hìng-hɔ̂i) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
dieronterend adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Old English
niht f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
tráng miệng verb
  1. to have some fruit or dessert after the main meal
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Armenian
գետաձի (getaji) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Pashto
اينو (ino) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
cuatro gatos noun
  1. (idiomatic) very few people, almost nobody; just one man and his dog
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
吃相 (chīxiàng) noun
  1. the way one looks when eating; the appearance of someone having a meal; table manners
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Foreign word of the day  in Burmese
ကနုတ် (ka.nut) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
familia f, noun
  1. family
  2. household, particularly the domestic slave staff in an Ancient Roman home
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Foreign word of the day  in Kokborok
kwthar adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Novgorodian
сторовъ (storovŭ) adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
morgenfrisk adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Chichewa
mzime class 1, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Kummerspeck m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ciguayo
tuob noun
  1. gold (the only attested word in Ciguayo)
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Foreign word of the day  in Primitive Irish
ᚔᚅᚔᚌᚓᚅᚐ (inigena) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Celtiberian
kelaunikui word
  1. The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. (adjective) having a building or buildings
    2. (noun in the dative singular) matrimony
    3. a middle participle related to a Proto-Indo-European stem meaning "covered"
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Foreign word of the day  in Macoris
baeza particle
  1. no (the only attested word in Macoris)
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Foreign word of the day  in Vandalic
drincan verb
  1. to drink
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Foreign word of the day  in Cazcan
cazcan verb
  1. there is not any; we do not have any
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Foreign word of the day  in Proto-Norse
ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
luminare m, noun
  1. (obsolete) A shining heavenly body.
  2. (figuratively) One who has achieved success in their field; leading light, luminary
  3. (archaeology) A vertical opening in a catacomb meant to let light and air inside.
  4. (obsolete, rare) illumination, luminary
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Foreign word of the day  in Wolof
ñuul verb
  1. to be black
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