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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2014/September

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
舊金山 (Jiùjīnshān) proper noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Old English
blāc adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in German
hell adjective
Germany:

Austria:
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
ranger verb
  1. (intransitive) to creak (to make a prolonged sharp squeaking sound)
  2. (transitive) to grind (one’s teeth)
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Foreign word of the day  in Polish
robotnik m, noun
  1. worker, workman (someone doing physical work)
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Foreign word of the day  in Pemon
tuna noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Irish
fáith m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
burger m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
인산인해 (insaninhae) noun
  1. (figuratively) a great crowd of people
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
panero adjective
  1. (of a person) who has a great liking for bread.
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
efferō verb
  1. I bring or carry out, forth or away.
  2. I carry out (of the house) for burial, bear to the grave, bury.
  3. I bring forth, bear, produce, yield.
  4. I emit, discharge, release, send out, send or bring forth.
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
χράω (khráō) verb
  1. (with dative of person) to fall upon, attack, assail
  2. (with dative of object) to inflict upon a person
  3. (with infinitive) to be bent on doing, to be eager to do
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Foreign word of the day  in French
tombée de la brume f, noun
  1. smokefall (close of the day before nightfall, when fog comes)
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
珊瑚 (shānhú) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Norse
regin n pl, noun
  1. (plural only, Norse mythology) the gods, the ruling powers
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
chê verb
  1. to criticize, belittle
  2. to give (a patient) a poor prognosis; to give up on (a patient)
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Foreign word of the day  in German
eindeutschen verb
  1. to Germanize: to adapt to the German language and its orthography, phonology, and/or morphology
  2. to make (something) a part of Germany
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
هَادَ (hāda) verb
  1. to be Jewish
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Foreign word of the day  in Persian
مومیا (mumiyâ) noun
  1. shilajit, mumijo
  2. the substance with which mummies are preserved
  3. mummy
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Foreign word of the day  in Gamilaraay
yibaay noun
  1. A male marriage class or skin group. A yibaay can marry only a gabutha; his sons will be marrii, and her daughters matha.
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
דְּרָקוֹן (d'rakón) m, noun
  1. (Rabbinic Hebrew) A serpent, considered an emblem of idolatry.
  2. A dragon, a legendary creature.
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
펄럭펄럭 (peolleokpeolleok) adverb
  1. (imitative) flutteringly, flappingly
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
troj f, noun
  1. garner
  2. A storeroom specifically used to keep olives separately before being ground.
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
dēdūcō verb
  1. I lead or bring out or away, divert; escort, accompany, conduct (out of one's house as a mark of respect or for protection).
  2. I lead forth or conduct a colony to a certain place; found (a colony).
  3. (military) I withdraw, remove, draw off, lead off (troops from one place to another); conduct or bring to a place.
  4. (figuratively) I mislead, seduce, entice, win over, induce.
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Foreign word of the day  in Polish
rodzynek m, noun
  1. raisin
  2. (colloquial) someone or something which stands out; especially a man in a predominantly female group
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Foreign word of the day  in Scottish Gaelic
sgimilearachd f, noun
  1. obtrusiveness, impudence
  2. intrusion
  3. mean habit of popping in upon people at mealtimes
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
οἴομαι (oíomai) verb
  1. to suppose
  2. to look for a contingency; to hope, fear, expect
  3. when the event rests with oneself, to purpose or will
  4. to express full persuasion, either modestly or ironically
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