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Foreign word of the day  in Malay
bunga noun
  1. flower (reproductive structure in angiosperms)
  2. (finance) interest
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
มืดฟ้ามัวดิน (mʉ̂ʉt-fáa-muua-din) adverb
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Foreign word of the day  in Persian
گل (gol) noun
  1. (archaic, literature) rose
  2. flower
  3. the center of a watermelon (which is the sweetest part)
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
overskuelig adjective
  1. overseeable; that is easily seen and comprehended as a whole
  2. (by extension) undaunting, manageable; that does not inspire despair or despondence
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
 
 
   
(sn-tꜣ) verb
  1. (intransitive) to prostrate oneself, to kowtow
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
(māo, máo) or noun
  1. cat (Classifier: m c)
  2. (Mandarin, colloquial) to hide oneself
  3. (Beijing) to hang around; to stay somewhere doing nothing
  4. (Mandarin, colloquial) to bend over; to stoop
  5. (Mainland China, colloquial) modem
  6. (Cantonese) to get drunk
  7. (Xiamen and Quanzhou Hokkien) stingy; miserly
  8. (Zhangzhou Hokkien) lecherous; lascivious
  Today is International Cat Day, a day established in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare to raise awareness for cats and the issues they face.
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Foreign word of the day  in French
caduc adjective
  1. (botany) deciduous (of or pertaining to trees that shed their leaves in winter)
  2. obsolete
  3. null and void
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
顧左右而言他 (gù zuǒyòu ér yán tā) idiom
  1. to try to change the subject of a conversation; evade the subject under discussion and talk about other affairs; steer clear of the crucial point
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
اِعْتَبَرَ (iʿtabara) verb
  1. (intransitive) to take an example from, to take warning from (بِـ(bi-))
  2. (ditransitive) to consider, to regard as
  3. to examine, to investigate, to put to test
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
fika c or n, noun
  1. the enjoyment of coffee (or tea) as a social activity
  2. a break from work or other activities, usually with coffee or tea
  3. a light informal snack or meal in mid-morning or mid-afternoon similar to the English concept of afternoon tea
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Foreign word of the day  in Ido
pacoza adj
  1. peaceful, full of peace, characterised by peace
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
إِبْلِيز (ʾiblīz) m, noun
  1. the sludge left behind by a river that has retreated, alluvium
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
世外桃源 (shìwàitáoyuán) idiom
  1. Shangri-La; Arcadia; lotus land; utopia; unexpectedly fantastic place off the beaten path, usually an unspoiled wilderness of great beauty; land of idyllic beauty; fictitious land of peace; heaven of peace and happiness; retreat away from the turmoil of the world; place for taking refuge
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
pecchia f, noun
  1. (literary or regional, zoology) bee
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Foreign word of the day  in German
etepetete adjective
  1. (informal, dated, usually only predicative) hoity-toity, finical, affected, stilted
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Foreign word of the day  in Kikuyu
mũcingũ class 3, noun
  1. A savoury smell, especially the fragrance of roasting meat.
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
煲電話粥 (bāodiànhuàzhōu) verb
  1. (idiomatic) to talk for hours on the telephone
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
balzaquiana f, noun
  1. thirtysomething (woman in her thirties)
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
ды́бать (dýbatʹ) impf, verb
  1. (chiefly Ukraine) to totter, to walk slowly and clumsily forward especially on back feet
  2. (transitive, intransitive, slang) to pinch, to obtain in a nefarious fashion
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
(uguisu) noun
  1. Japanese bush warbler (Horornis diphone); Japanese nightingale
  2. short for 鶯色 (uguisu iro): an olive-green color, as the rear of a bush warbler
  3. short for 鶯声 (uguisu-goe): a description for a woman's beautiful voice
  4. a metal skewer used in 香道 (kōdō) to fasten a paper wrapper
  5. a bamboo skewer used in binding an obi or similar
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Foreign word of the day  in Kikuyu
haka verb
  1. to paint, to smear
  2. to propitiate by gift
  3. to bribe
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
  
(grw) m, noun
  1. one who is silent, one who doesn’t talk
  2. a calm, dispassionate, and self-effacing person, seen as wisely living according to Maat (virtue/truth/cosmic order)
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
gunnen verb
  1. (transitive, with indirect object) to think someone deserves something, to witness or acknowledge someone's success or enjoyment without envy or grudge (usually referring to positive outcomes)
  2. (transitive, with indirect object) to award, to grant (of orders, tenders, etc.)
  3. (transitive, with indirect object) to give, usually out of benevolence or grace; to grant
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