Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/2017/March

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This is the March archive of the Foreign Word of the Day for the year of 2017.

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Foreign word of the day  in Portuguese
nefelibata m, f, noun and adjective
  1. daydreamer
  2. (literature) writer who does not follow the usual conventions
  3. related to daydreaming
  4. (literature) unconventional, unorthodox
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Foreign word of the day  in Chinese
桃花運 (táohuāyùn) noun
  1. (figuratively, especially of a man) luck in love affairs (literally, peach-blossom luck)
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Foreign word of the day  in Latin
astripotēns adjective
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Foreign word of the day  in Classical Nahuatl
tlahtoāni anim, noun
  1. A ruler, especially of an altepetl (city-state), similar to a king or emperor.
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Foreign word of the day  in Thai
ไข้ใจ (kâi-jai) noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Tzotzil
boch noun
  1. container made out of a gourd or calabash
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Foreign word of the day  in Welsh
yr euog a ffy heb neb yn ei erlid proverb
  1. the lady doth protest too much (literally, "the guilty one flees without anyone pursuing him")
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Foreign word of the day  in Spanish
adiafa f, noun
  1. A gift or refreshment given to sailors upon their return to port from a voyage.
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Foreign word of the day  in Greek
ξένα (xéna) n pl, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Tswana
motsadi class 1, noun
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Foreign word of the day  in Czech
hrst f, noun
  1. human palm bent into the shape of a bowl or grasping something
  2. handful (the amount a hand will grasp or contain)
  3. a little or a few
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Foreign word of the day  in Middle English
palmer noun
  1. A pilgrim who has been to the Holy Land.
  2. (by extension) Any pilgrim or crusader.
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Foreign word of the day  in Swahili
endapo conjunction
  1. if it should happen, supposing that it happens
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