Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2020/July

This is the July archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2020.

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Foreign word of the day  in Middle English
vynolent adjective
  1. vinolent (tending to drink excessively)
  2. drunk, inebriated
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Foreign word of the day  in Swedish
flygskam noun, c
  1. shame of flying (due to the environmental impact of aviation)
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Foreign word of the day  in Vietnamese
đổ verb
  1. to pour
  2. (of an inanimate object) to fall
  3. (of a phone) to ring
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Foreign word of the day  in Akkadian
𒅇𒆪𒊒𒌝 (agurru, ukurru) noun
  1. kiln-fired brick
  2. paving stone, tile, slab
  3. an impost
  4. a metal object
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
肉醬 (ròujiàng) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ancient Greek
σοφῐστεύω (sophisteúō) verb
  1. play the sophist, argue as one
  2. practise the profession of sophist, give lectures
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Hühnergott noun, m
  1. (regional, especially East German) A stone (to be found at the coasts of the Baltic Sea) with generally one, but at times several, naturally formed holes (usually used as amulet, talisman or mascot) being in most cases a flint nodule whose chalk deposits are washed out or weathered; self-bored stone, ≈ adder stone
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
سَأَلَ (saʾala) verb
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Foreign word of the day  in Finnish
kaasu noun
  1. gas (state of matter)
  2. gas pedal
  3. (idiomatic, informal) olla kaasussa: to be drunk
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
มอมเมา (mɔm-mao) verb
  1. to lead into misconduct: to mislead, to lead astray, etc.
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Foreign word of the day  in Old English
stælhrān noun, m
  1. decoy reindeer (used to catch wild reindeer)
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Foreign word of the day  in Swahili
ndege noun, class n
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Foreign word of the day  in Esperanto
birda adjective
  1. avian (of or relating to birds)
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
yigüirro noun, m
  1. (Costa Rica) the clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi)
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Foreign word of the day  in Ukrainian
бузо́к (buzók) noun, m inan
  1. lilac (Syringa gen. et spp.)
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
tizatl noun
  1. whitewash (a varnish of white earth)
  2. chalk
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