Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2016/September

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This is the September archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2016.

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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
แม่มด (mɛ̂ɛ-mót) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Italian
vanni m pl, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in French
marotte f, noun
  1. a grotesque sceptre carried by a jester
  2. a puppet attached to a wooden stick
  3. a wooden head used to model headgear
  4. (figuratively) an obsession
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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
大人買い (otonagai) noun
  1. (slang) Of an adult, buying (chiefly) childish things in great amounts (due to newfound purchasing power).
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Foreign word of the day  in Esperanto
krokodili verb
  1. (slang) to speak in a language other than Esperanto among Esperanto speakers (literally, "to crocodile")
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Foreign word of the day  in Czech
vazač m, noun
  1. binder (something or someone who binds things)
  2. (rugby) number eight
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Foreign word of the day  in Yiddish
שלימזל (shlimazl) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Maltese
jew conjunction
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
argentōsus adjective
  1. silvery, full of or containing silver
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
密陀僧 (mìtuósēng) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Sicilian
cummari f, noun
  1. female baptismal sponsor of one's child; godmother
  2. maid of honor
  3. girlfriend (close female friend)
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Foreign word of the day  in Egyptian
h m h m&t A2
(hmhmt) f, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Arabic
طُوب (ṭūb) m, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Danish
mjød c, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
arrocero m, adjective and noun
  1. rice (attributive); relating to rice
  2. (of a person) who likes to eat rice
  3. rice farmer
  4. (slang, Venezuela) gatecrasher
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