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This is the June archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2019.

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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
δασύστερνος (dasústernos) adjective
  1. Having a hairy, shaggy chest.
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
哭鼻子 (kū bízi) verb
  1. (chiefly Mandarin, colloquial, often humorous) to cry; to weep; to snivel
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Foreign word of the day  in Korean
아이쇼핑 (aisyoping) noun
  1. window-shopping (from English "eye shopping")
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
babylift c, noun
  1. A lined box or cart with handles on the side that is used to carry babies; carrycot.
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
ノンセクション (nonsekushon) noun
  1. miscellany, generalist, (a thing or set of things) not specialized in a particular field
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
eikelen verb
  1. (ergative, particularly relating to pigs) to (let) forage for acorns
  2. (intransitive, informal) to be annoying, to act like a jerk
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
 
 
   
 
   
 
(rḫyt) f, noun
  1. the common people, as opposed to the upper strata of society
  2. royal subjects collectively
  3. (by extension) humanity
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Foreign word of the day  in Russian
череви́к (čerevík) m inan, noun
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