Category:Placeholder terms by language
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Categories with placeholder terms in various specific languages.
Here are some such words from English.
sorted by number of Google hits
- French: machin (Europe), truc, trucmuche (Europe), bidule, engin (mechanical), cossin (Quebec), affaire (Quebec), schmilblick (Europe)
- German: Dingsbums
- Norwegian: dings, greie
- Portuguese: coisa, troço, negócio, bagulho, esquema, treco, lance
- Russian: вещь, штуковина, штука, фиговина, хреновина
- Swedish: manick, mojäng, grej, grunka, tingest, tjofräs, pryl, pryttel, grejsimoj
- Turkish: dalga
This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.