Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2022/November

This is the November archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2022.

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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
uất hận noun
  1. (literary) deep resentment
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Foreign word of the day  in German
stibitzen verb
  1. (informal) to scrounge, to pilfer, to snatch
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Foreign word of the day  in Catalan
cadell noun
  1. cub (young of various animals)
  2. ratchet, catch (mechanism)
  3. tonguing plane (tool)
  4. European mole cricket
  5. (in the plural) water lily
  6. (in the plural) spiny cocklebur (Xanthium spinosum)
  7. (historical) A member of one of the two factions into which Catalan nobility were divided during the late 16th and early 17th centuries. They were opposed by the nyerros.
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Foreign word of the day  in Polish
absztyfikować verb
  1. (reflexive, jocular) to gallant, to woo, to wheedle
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
مُشْتَهَى (muštahā) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Hindi
हमसाया (hamsāyā) noun
  1. neighbour (literally, “sharing the same-shade”)
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Foreign word of the day  in Middle English
fare noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
luokki noun
  1. shaft bow
  2. (by extension, dialectal) anything bent over
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
berfredus noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
μη στάξει και μη βρέξει (mi stáxei kai mi vréxei) adjective
  1. pampered, spoiled, mollycoddled (excessive well-cared for and/or sheltered) (literally, “don't let it drip or get wet”)
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Foreign word of the day  in Czech
podšitý adjective
  1. (uncomparable, about clothes) lined
  2. cunning, sly
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
echtmijding noun
  1. (Mennonite Anabaptism, historical) shunning of an unconverted or unconforming spouse
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
rancio adjective
  1. rancid
  2. stale (butter or cheese)
  3. mellow, old (wine)
  4. (figurative) ancient, long-established
  5. (figurative, derogatory) old-fashioned, antiquated
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Foreign word of the day  in Igala
àdagbá noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
חָלוּץ (ḥalutz) noun
  1. one who is equipped, prepared
  2. (historical) pioneer, halutz, chalutz
  3. (sports, association football) forward
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
сногсшиба́тельный (snogsšibátelʹnyj) adjective
  1. amazing, flabbergasting, stunning, rip-snorting, smashing (literally, “knocking one off one's legs”)
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
scotto adjective, noun
  1. (adjective, chiefly of pasta and rice) overcooked, overdone
  2. (noun) the amount to pay for a meal in an inn or tavern
  3. (noun, by extension) any meal eaten in a place of lodging
  4. (noun, figurative) compensation
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
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(ꜣt) noun
  1. a particular point in time, moment
  2. a time in general, a while
  3. a small unit of time, around a minute


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(ꜣt) noun
  1. striking power, readiness or ferocity to strike
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
περιδέξιον (peridéxion) noun
  1. armlet for the right arm
  2. peridexion (legendary tree believed to grow in India that attracts doves and repels dragons)
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Foreign word of the day  in Swahili
uzio noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
เสน่ห์ปลายจวัก (sà-nèe-bplaai-jà-wàk) noun
  1. cooking talent (literally, “ladle-tip charm”)
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Foreign word of the day  in French
vespasienne noun
  1. public street urinal
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
黃魚肚皮 / 黄鱼肚皮 (hhuaan hhngg du bi) noun
  1. (Northern Wu) calf of the leg (literally, “yellow croaker belly”)
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Foreign word of the day  in Ingrian
kärkkälintu noun
  1. crossbill (literally, “cone bird”)
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
kaffegök noun
  1. A coffee spiced with unseasoned brännvin (or other strong liquor) layered on top.
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Foreign word of the day  in Volapük
tumyel noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Sanskrit
योगक्षेम (yogakṣemá) noun
  1. the secure possession of what has been acquired; the acquisition of property and the security thereof
  2. the charge for securing property against accidents; insurance
  3. welfare, peace, prosperity
  4. rest after labour
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
zagal noun
  1. shepherd
  2. strong lad
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