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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2014/March

< Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day‎ | 2014

This is the March archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2014.

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Foreign word of the day  in Malay
panji-panji noun
  1. pennon, flag, standard (usually triangular)
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Foreign word of the day  in Mòcheno
pilgoi noun
  1. an egg left in the nest
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Foreign word of the day  in Nahuatl
babasoti' adjective
  1. (Mecayapan and Tatahuicapan) Dishevelled; messy (of hair).
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Foreign word of the day  in Scots
ca canny verb
  1. to drive gently; (hence), to go easy, to be careful
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
skepparkrans noun
  1. A beard running along the jaw line and up to the ears, usually connected with sideburns.
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Foreign word of the day  in Navajo
łééchąąʼí noun
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Focus week: languages of the United States.

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Foreign word of the day  in Creek
osafke noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Lakota
tiyospaye noun
  1. clan, band, or extended family group.
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Foreign word of the day  in Cahuilla
séwaxill noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Catawba
hímbare noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Abenaki
alnôba noun
  1. human (particularly an Abenaki or other Native American)
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Foreign word of the day  in Jersey Dutch
vâder m; noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Persian
هجران (hejrân) noun
  1. (poetic) a separation or remoteness from one’s friends or homeland
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Foreign word of the day  in Sogdian
βγpwr (βaγpūr) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
μέλλω (méllō) verb
  1. to think of doing, intend to do, to mean to
  2. to be about to do
  3. to be destined to do, to be fated to do
  4. to be likely to do
  5. to delay, put off, hesitate
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
   
 
(dpt) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
īxeh noun
  1. Someone or something that has eyes or a face.
  2. (figuratively) A sage; an intelligent or wise person.
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Foreign word of the day  in French
matineux adjective
  1. That is habitually an early riser
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