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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2017/February

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
stresskonijn n, noun
  1. (informal) Someone who is often anxious or prone to stress, a neurotic person (literally, a stress rabbit).
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
opimo adjective
  1. fat, chubby
  2. fertile, rich (with fruits or animals)
  3. copious, rich
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Foreign word of the day  in Yiddish
מערכה (marokhe) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in French
guibole f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
kateder n, noun
  1. a desk in a classroom for the use of teachers
  2. (now rare) Alternative spelling of kateter ("catheter").
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
金龜婿 (jīnguīxù) noun
  1. (figuratively) wealthy son-in-law or husband (literally, "golden-turtle husband")
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Foreign word of the day  in Chichewa
masese class 6, noun
  1. sediment left at the bottom of a cup of beer
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Foreign word of the day  in Serbo-Croatian
кандило / kandilo n, noun
  1. A vigil lamp, a cresset, usually hanging and richly decorated, conataining a floating wick fed by oil, which is placed before icons and altars.
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Armenian
յատակաբաց (yatakabacʿ) adjective and adverb
  1. having an open bottom, of which the bottom is open
  2. by opening the bottom
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
먹방 (meokbang) noun
  1. (neologism, Internet) mukbang: an online video broadcast in which a person eats while interacting with their audience
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Weiberfastnacht f, noun
  1. A holiday celebrated mainly in the Rhineland, when women traditionally cut off men's ties.
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Foreign word of the day  in Norwegian Bokmål
finnmarking m, noun
  1. a person from Finnmark, a county in northern Norway
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