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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2017/March

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
nefelibata m, f, noun and adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
桃花運 (táohuāyùn) noun
  1. (figuratively, especially of a man) luck in love affairs (literally, peach-blossom luck)
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
astripotēns adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
tlahtoāni anim, noun
  1. A ruler, especially of an altepetl (city-state), similar to a king or emperor.
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
ไข้ใจ (kâi-jai) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Tzotzil
boch noun
  1. container made out of a gourd or calabash
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
חָרָה (khará) verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
adiafa f, noun
  1. A gift or refreshment given to sailors upon their return to port from a voyage.
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
ξένα (xéna) n pl, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Tswana
motsadi class 1, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Czech
hrst f, noun
  1. human palm bent into the shape of a bowl or grasping something
  2. handful (the amount a hand will grasp or contain)
  3. a little or a few
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Foreign word of the day  in Middle English
palmer noun
  1. A pilgrim who has been to the Holy Land.
  2. (by extension) Any pilgrim or crusader.
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Foreign word of the day  in Swahili
endapo conjunction
  1. if it should happen, supposing that it happens
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