Last modified on 8 December 2008, at 01:10

Talk:false friend

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It could be useful to create a list of false friends in various languages. Something like:


FF / Language / Sounds like / True meaning
demander French demand ask
embarazada Spanish embarrassed pregnant
discusion Spanish discussion argument
discutir Spanish discuss argue

213.208.107.91 2 July 2005 14:48 (UTC)

Categories, (for example Category:False friends by language, Category:Spanish false friends) would be easier, and pretty cool. Ric | opiaterein 01:36, 21 August 2007 (UTC)

"one's own language"Edit

Technically a false friend doesn't have to be a false friend to a word in one's own language, though I'm not sure how to rephrase the definition to clarify this. DAgosta 01:10, 8 December 2008 (UTC)