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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2017/November

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Hindi
भड़कीला (bhaṛkīlā) adjectives
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
embromation m or f, noun
  1. (Brazil, slang) the act of beating around the bush, especially while pretending to do something useful
  2. (Brazil, slang) the act of improvising the use of another language, such as mimicking the lyrics of a song badly or using Portuguese-like words and syntax
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Foreign word of the day  in Luxembourgish
Himmelsdéierchen n, noun
  1. ladybird beetle (literally, "little sky animal")
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
نَدَّدَ (naddada) verb
  1. to vilify, to rebuke, to decry, to rail against
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
toko m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Esperanto
ĉerpi verb
  1. to draw (water, etc)
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Foreign word of the day  in Swahili
mvi class 9, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Armbrust f, noun
  1. crossbow, arbalest (literally "arm-breast")
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
ambitiō f, noun
  1. A going around or about.
  2. A desire for one's favor or good will; flattery.
  3. A desire for honor or power; ambition.
  4. Partiality, favoritism.
  5. A great exertion.
  6. (in the time of the Roman Republic) The going about of candidates for office in Rome to get votes; canvassing.
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
冷奴 (hiyayakko) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
karhunpeijaiset noun
  1. A ritual feast celebrated after the kill of a bear in order to conciliate the spirit of the animal.
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Foreign word of the day  in Catalan
quemaco m, noun
  1. Someone who comes from a large city to the countryside.
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Foreign word of the day  in Marathi
टिकाऊ (ṭikāū) adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
bly n, noun
  1. lead (metal)
  2. (informal) ammunition for a firearm
  3. (archaic) reluctance to express thoughts
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
noventayochismo m, noun
  1. (literature) The style of the Generation of '98 (a Spanish literary group at the end of the 19th century).
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
답정너 (dapjeongneo) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
εντάξει (entáxei) adjective
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