Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2012/November

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This is the November archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2012.

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Foreign word of the day  in Kurdish
kirin (or كرن) verb
  1. (transitive) to do, to make (to perform an action)
  2. (transitive) to take for husband or wife, to marry (someone)
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Foreign word of the day  in Etruscan
𐌀𐌅𐌉𐌋 (avil) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Yidiny
buɲaba noun
  1. inclusive form of buɲa: a group of people which includes a single woman
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Foreign word of the day  in Norwegian
befrielseskrig m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Ankave
kakwɨ´ noun
  1. cargo (Western material goods)
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Foreign word of the day  in Tok Pisin
mipela pronoun
  1. us (not including the person being spoken to) (the first-person plural exclusive)
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Foreign word of the day  in French
frigotartinable adjective
  1. (of margarine or butter) spreadable straight from the refrigerator
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
teōyōtl noun
  1. Something divine or spiritual; divinity, spirituality.
  2. (Christianity) A sacrament.
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Foreign word of the day  in German
Sehnsucht f. noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Gothic
𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌹𐌻𐌿𐍃 (aggilus) m. noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Mirandese
you pronoun
  1. I (first person singular pronoun)
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Foreign word of the day  in Dutch
jip-en-janneketaal f., noun
  1. words that are easy to understand, layman's terms
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Foreign word of the day  in Lusitanian
oilam f. noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
volō verb
  1. I fly
  2. I want, I wish
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Foreign word of the day  in Turkish
batman noun
  1. (historical) A unit of weight formerly used in the Ottoman period.
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Foreign word of the day  in Hawaiian
ʻaʻā verb
  1. to burn, glow
  2. to be covered in lava, to be stony
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Foreign word of the day  in German
bekommen verb
  1. to receive, to get
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Foreign word of the day  in French
abeille f., noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Abenaki
moz animate noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
fās n., noun
  1. divine law, or an obligation thereunder
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Foreign word of the day  in Icelandic
afturbatapíka f., noun
  1. (dated) An unwed girl who has had a child, which has since been forgotten, resulting in her being considered a virgin again.
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Foreign word of the day  in Serbo-Croatian
ћо̏сав (or ćȍsav) adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Catalan
corprendre verb
  1. to captivate (somebody's heart)
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
cimarrón adjective
  1. (Latin America, of animals) feral (having returned to the wild)
  2. (Latin America, of people) rural; campestral
  3. (Latin America, of plants) of a wild cultivar
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Foreign word of the day  in Latvian
drošs adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in German
seriös adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
pagar mico verb
  1. (Brazil) to make an exhibition of oneself (to embarrass oneself in public)
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Foreign word of the day  in Klamath-Modoc
wokas noun
  1. the seeds of the yellow water lily Nuphar polysepala
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Foreign word of the day  in Mandarin
(de) particle
  1. (Taiwan, Hong Kong) Possessive marker, indicates that the previous word has possession of the next one. Nonstandard form of (de).
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
-que conjunction
  1. and
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