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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2018/November

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
نِخَاسَة (niḵāsa) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
konkelo noun
  1. a fallen tree that is leaning against a standing tree
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
ข้าพเจ้า (kâa-pá-jâao) pronoun
  1. (very formal) I, me: A first-person pronoun, usually used when addressing a person of equal or higher status.
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Foreign word of the day  in Middle English
vitaile noun
  1. That which provides nutrition; food, nourishment.
  2. A ration or rations, victuals; one's store of food for journeying.
  3. Food yielded from agriculture.
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Foreign word of the day  in Czech
mořit verb
  1. torment, torture
  2. pester, plague
  3. (reflexive) toil
  4. stain (to coat a wooden surface with a stain)
  5. pickle (to treat a metal surface to remove impurities)
  6. disinfect seed corn
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Foreign word of the day  in Esperanto
adasismo noun
  1. (poetry, derogatory) rhyming by using the same suffix on two or more words
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
   
 
(ḫrpw) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
ζῦθος (zûthos) m, n, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in French
noblesse de robe f, noun
  1. In the Ancien Régime, a status of nobility due to one's office, such as that of a judge, an arbiter, etc.
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Foreign word of the day  in Galician
esmoucar verb
  1. (transitive) to dehorn
  2. (reflexive) to bang one's head; to hurt oneself
  3. to lop, to pollard
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Foreign word of the day  in Afrikaans
worshond noun
  1. dachshund (literally, "sausage dog")
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
chè noun
  1. a thick, sweet dessert soup or pudding, often made with glutinous rice and/or beans
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
erinnofilia f, noun
  1. The branch of philately concerning non-postal stamps.
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Foreign word of the day  in Hungarian
árkon-bokron adverb
  1. (idiomatic) over hedge and ditch (frantically, wildly, through everything and anything, not caring about dangers and obstacles)
  2. (idiomatic) far away (far away to a great distance, passing through all obstacles)
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