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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2018/July

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This is the July archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2018.

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Foreign word of the day  in Chichewa
-ŵeruka verb
  1. get off from work, go home after finishing one's job
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Foreign word of the day  in Hebrew
הוֹצִיא (hotsí) verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
chupinazo m, noun
  1. A rocket used to mark the start of a party or other event, especially the San Fermín party in Pamplona.
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
κηφήν (kēphḗn) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
носи́тель языка́ (nosítelʹ jazyká) m anim, noun
  1. native speaker (literally, "Language carrier")
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Foreign word of the day  in Azerbaijani
atmaq verb
  1. to throw
  2. to quit doing something
  3. to shoot
  4. to abandon, to ditch
  5. (colloquial) to fool, swindle, defraud
  6. to pass the buck
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
tio do pavê m, noun
  1. (Brazil, colloquial) an uncle (loosely, any middle-aged man) who tells corny jokes or otherwise thinks that he is funnier than he really is
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
จินตนาการ (jin-dtà-naa-gaan) verb
  1. to imagine, to fancy, to think, to believe, to suppose, to assume
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Foreign word of the day  in French
l’Hexagone m, proper noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
عَطَن (ʿaṭan) m, noun
  1. place where camels rest after having quenched their thirst
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Novgorodian
кѣле (kěle) adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
löyly noun
  1. the steam that rises from the sauna stove or the heat of the sauna
  2. (in the plural) act of taking a bath in the sauna
  3. (figuratively) heat, pressure, intensity
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Foreign word of the day  in Hindi
दिग्गज (diggaj) m, noun and adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
μισαλλοδοξία (misallodoxía) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
   
 
 
(šꜣq) m, noun
  1. a container for arrows, perhaps a quiver [Late Egyptian]
  2. part of a column made out of gold wire with inlays of various stones [Late Egyptian]
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
竜馬 (ryūme) noun
  1. (idiomatic) an excellent horse, a very fast horse (literally, "dragon horse")
  2. in the game of shogi, a promoted bishop
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
meyōllohtli noun
  1. The core of a young agave plant.
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