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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2017/April

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This is the April archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2017.

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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
πανθαλής (panthalḗs) adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
catillō verb
  1. I lick a dish.
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Foreign word of the day  in Turkish
simit noun
  1. A ring-shaped bread roll covered with sesame seeds.
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Foreign word of the day  in Yiddish
נעבעך (nebekh) adverb
  1. sadly, unfortunately (indicates something to the detriment of the subject of the sentence)
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Foreign word of the day  in Cebuano
ngilo noun
  1. The irritating feeling produced when hearing sounds like the screeching of tires, the grinding of teeth, and scraping on a chalkboard.
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
пое́хали! (pojéxali!) interjection
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
木漏れ日 (komorebi) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
uitbuiken verb
  1. (informal) to take some time to relax after a good meal or between courses
  2. (informal, uncommon) to take a walk after a meal
  3. (obsolete) to bulge out
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Foreign word of the day  in Chickasaw
paska noun and verb
  1. bread
  2. to make bread
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Foreign word of the day  in Ido
tradukenda adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Avestan
𐬀𐬉𐬴𐬨𐬀 (aēṣ̌ma) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
sval adjective and noun
  1. cool, slightly chilly
  2. chilly (distant and without warmth)
  3. a section of a refrigerator which is slightly less chilly than the rest, usually used for storing vegetables
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