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Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2018/September

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

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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
اِنْسَلَخَ (insalaḵa) verb
  1. to cast off, to slough, to become stripped of, to become detached
  2. (of a month) to end, to pass
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
viejo m, noun
  1. an old person
  2. (slang) old man (one's father)
  3. (Mexico) guy, a (certain) man
  4. (Mexico) sweetheart, honey
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
ลิงโลด (ling-lôot) verb
  1. to be overjoyed (literally, "monkey jumping")
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
φοιτάω (phoitáō) verb
  1. (intransitive) To go back and forth, to and fro, up and down; to roam
  2. (intransitive, of people) To go to or visit (a person or place) repeatedly or regularly, frequent
  3. (intransitive, of goods) To come in regularly, be imported
  4. (intransitive, of students) To go to or attend school
  5. (intransitive, of taxes) To be collected, come in
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
madro c, noun
  1. peace or silence allowing for the comfortable consumption of food
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Foreign word of the day  in Azerbaijani
ana-bacı noun
  1. mother and sister
  2. In traditional Azerbaijani society, men's sense of honour, represented by female family members.
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
apenrots f, noun
  1. a rock on which monkeys live
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) a hierarchical world in which similar individuals live or work and which can appear silly from the perspective of an outsider, like the corporate world or the political world
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Foreign word of the day  in Hindi
रेख़ता (rextā) m, noun
  1. Rekhta (Hindi, Urdu, or a related language written in a heavily Persianized, literary form)
  2. poetry written in Rekhta
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
(kꜣ) m, noun
  1. ka (a "life force"; the part of the soul which the living have and the dead do not)
  2. personality, essence
  3. goodwill, especially of the king
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Foreign word of the day  in Belarusian
дзя́куй (dzjákuj) interjection
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Foreign word of the day  in Burmese
ဟိတ် (hit) noun and interjection
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Foreign word of the day  in Norwegian Bokmål
skøyte f, m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
filibustero m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Sinhalese
අර්‍තාපල් (ar‍tāpal) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Niete f, noun
  1. blank, dud (lottery ticket that does not give a payout)
  2. loser; good-for-nothing
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Foreign word of the day  in French
mannequin m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Indonesian
wanprestasi noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
зо́нтик (zóntik) m inan, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
空焚き (karadaki) noun
  1. heating empty cookware (as when forgetting to put water in a kettle, pot, etc.)
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Foreign word of the day  in Nepali
क्षेत्री (kṣetrī) m, noun and adjective
  1. kshatriya (the warrior or military caste in traditional Nepali society)
  2. A member of this caste.
  3. governing, endowed with sovereignty
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Foreign word of the day  in Old Irish
ad·gládathar verb
  1. to address, to speak to
  2. to converse with
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