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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2013/August

< Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day‎ | 2013

This is the August archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2013.

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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
lagar m., noun
  1. a vat in which olives and grapes are pressed.
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Foreign word of the day  in Galician
xan m., noun
  1. a man who lets himself be controlled by anyone else; a weakling.
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Foreign word of the day  in Karipúna Creole French
hãpli verb
  1. (of a canoe) to flood (to become filled with water)
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
  
 
(šnbt) f., noun
  1. The front of the upper body; the chest or breast.
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Foreign word of the day  in German
pexieren verb
  1. (colloquial) to do something stupid
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Foreign word of the day  in Serbo-Croatian
gȁđēnje or га̏ђе̄ње n., noun
  1. disgust (an intense dislike or repugnance)
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Foreign word of the day  in Emilian
sfuriunâz m., noun
  1. someone who does things hastily or imprecisely.
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
niittää verb
  1. (transitive) To mow, cut, scythe, reap (crops).
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To win, achieve.
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Foreign word of the day  in Quechua
wapa noun
  1. (Caylloma) the coffee colour of alpaca fleece.
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
super preposition
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Foreign word of the day  in Mirandese
rabielho m., noun
  1. a type of sailboat used in the Douro river to transport wine barrels.
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
zirlo m., noun
  1. the song of a thrush.
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Portuguese
cossario m., noun
  1. a pirate (criminal who plunders at sea)
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
māccuahuitl noun
  1. A macuahuitl; a sword or club of wood with obsidian blades.
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
ajö interjection
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
stalen ros n., noun
  1. (colloquial) bicycle; literally: steel steed
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Foreign word of the day  in Kaingang
kukre verb
  1. to cut both sides (of)
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
изба (izbá) f., noun
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