Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2019/May

This is the May archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2019.

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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
calendimaggio m, noun
  1. May Day (the first day of May, or a spring festival held on that day)
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
מַחֲנֵה רִכּוּז (makhané rikúz) m, noun
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Today is Yom HaShoah.

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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
客里空 (kèlǐkōng) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
rebeca f, noun
  1. (Spain) cardigan (a type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool)
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
αβγοκόβω (avgokóvo) verb
  1. add a mixture of egg and lemon juice (αβγολέμονο (avgolémono)) to a soup or sauce
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
กินข้าวแดง (gin-kâao-dɛɛng) verb
  1. (slang) to be imprisoned for a crime (literally, "to eat red rice")
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
carnārium n, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Hindi
बिजलीघर (bijlīghar) m, noun
  1. power station (literally, "electricity home")
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Sonntagsschrift f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Proto-Norse
ᚺᛚᚨᛁᚹᚨ (hlaiwa) n, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
شِكَال (šikāl) m, noun
  1. hopple, hobble, pastern; a kind of fetter used to restrain the feet of an animal so that surgery can be performed on it
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Foreign word of the day  in French
zarbi adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
慈愛 (jiai) noun
  1. affection, frequently the love of a parent for a child
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
knappologi c, noun
  1. an exaggerated and pointlessly pedantic systematization, especially of something trivial (literally, "buttonology")
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Foreign word of the day  in Scots
brainyell noun and verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
jdmj m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
ijsberen verb
  1. to pace back and forth (like a polar bear in a zoo)
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Foreign word of the day  in Catalan
rampell m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Mezquital Otomi
ñꞌi noun and adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
pitaco m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Esperanto
tremolo noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
ohxitl noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
качо́к (kačók) m anim, noun
  1. (colloquial) a person with excessive muscle mass; a muscleman; a bodybuilder
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
πομφολυγοπάφλασμα (pompholugopáphlasma) n, noun
  1. the sound of bubbles rising to the surface
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
흥하다 (heunghada) verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian Arabic
قِزَق (ʾazaʾ) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
afsked c, noun
  1. a parting; a farewell
  2. the leaving of an office or position
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