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False friends or faux amis are words that may sound similar in two or more languages but in actuality mean different things. Below is a list of false friends, and may prove very useful when learning a new language.


The list does not include words that have different meanings in British and American English. These can be found at List of words having different meanings in British and American English. This is a list of words and phrases having differing meanings in British and American English. ...


Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Examples of false friends between English and other languages The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


A

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
a (French) a (he/she/it) has un, une
a (Welsh) a and
à (French) a at, to un, une
à (Portuguese) a to/at+the um, uma
a (Portuguese) a the (feminine singular) um, uma
a (Portuguese) a it (feminine singular) um, uma
a (Interlingua, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish) a at, to un (Interlingua); un, una, uno, un' (Italian); um, uma (Portuguese); un, una (Spanish)
a (Polish) a and (when grouping opposites) jakiś
a (Czech) a and nějaký (or without translation)
а (a) (Russian) a but(conjunction) (no definite or indefinite articles exist in Russian)
aan (Dutch) an at een
abbé (French) abbey priest or abbot abbaye
a continuación (Spanish) a continuation coming up next (used on television) una continuación
accurato (Italian) accurate careful, diligent, thorough (it can also mean accurate meaning precise) esatto, preciso, giusto, corretto
accuser (French) accuse can mean "acknowledge" (accuser réception = acknowledge receipt), although it means "accuse" in most cases

actual (Interlingua, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish)
atual (Brazilian Portuguese)
actueel (Dutch)
aktuala (Esperanto)
aktuální (Czech)
actuel (French)
aktueel (Afrikaans)
aktuel (Danish)
aktualny (Polish)
aktuell (German, Norwegian, Swedish)
aktuelan (Serbian)
attuale (Italian)
aktuális (Hungarian)
aktualan (Croatian)
Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ... Brazilian Portuguese (português do Brasil in Portuguese) is a group of dialects of Portuguese written and spoken by virtually all the 190 million inhabitants of Brazil and by a couple of million Brazilian emigrants, mainly in the United States, United Kingdom, Portugal, Canada, Japan, and Paraguay. ... Esperanto flag Esperanto is a constructed international auxiliary language. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

actual current/topical/relevant

real, verdadero/a, efectivo (Spanish)
real, adevǎrat (Romanian)
echt, werkelijk (Dutch)
egte, ware, werklike (Afrikaans)
pravé, opravdové (Czech)
vrai, véritable, réel, effectif (French)
rzeczywisty, faktyczny (Polish)
tatsächlich, wirklich (German)
real, ver (Interlingua)
reale, vero/a, effettivo (Italian)
virkelig, faktisk, reell (Norwegian)
real, verdadeiro/a (Portuguese)
verklig, faktisk, reell (Swedish)
stvaran, pravi (Croatian, Serbian)
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

actualités (French) actualities news, current affairs

adepte (French)
adept (Romanian)
adept (Polish)
adepto (Italiano)
adepto (Portuguese)
adepto (Spanish) Italian ( , or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people,[2] primarily in Italy. ...

adept (proficient) follower, fan/admirer, user

esperto, abile (Italian)
experto, hábil (Spanish)
expert (French)
expert (Romanian)
ekspert (Polish)
experiente (Portuguese)

administré (French) administer citizen (as seen from an elected official; old-fashioned)

user of a public administration (old-fashioned)
may also mean "administered"

ado (French) ado (fuss) short for adolescent Fam. foin; Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing = "Beaucoup de bruit pour rien" de Shakespeare; = sans tergiverser

advertência (Portuguese)
advertencia (Spanish)
avertissement (French)
avertisment (Romanian)
avvertimento (Italian)

advertisement warning

publicidad, propaganda, anuncio (Spanish)
pubblicità (Italian)
publicitate (Romanian)
publicité (French)
publicidade, anúncio, propaganda (Portuguese)

affettare (Italian) to affect to slice fare effetto su, influenzare, influire (su)

affluent (French)
afluent (Romanian)
afluente (Spanish)
affluente (Italian)

affluent (wealthy) tributary (of a river) [opposite of effluent]

rico, adinerado (Spanish)
(homme) riche, (société) d'abondance (French)
bogat (Romanian)
ricco, abbiente, facoltoso (Italian)

After (German) after anus nach
againn (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) again at us, we have aris
agencé (French) agency laid out or arranged agence
àgh/àigh (Scots Gaelic) high (phonetically) joy àrd
ail (French) ail (sicken) garlic What ails you?: Pr. de quoi souffres-tu?; Fig. qu'est-ce qui te prend?
aimer (French) to aim to love or to like viser
air (Malay, Indonesian) air water udara
air (Scots Gaelic) air on adhar, àile, aidhear, iarmailt
aire (French) air area (e.g. aire de repos = rest area) air
aire (Scots Gaelic) air attention, care adhar, aidhear, àile
aisé (French) easy well-off (of a person) facile
alas <m alas! down (direction) ikävä kyllä, valitettavasti
alas (Latin) alas! wings (acc. pl.) heu!
ale (Finnish) ale short for alennus in alennusmyynti: "discount sale" ale-olut
ale (Polish) ale but ale - angielskie piwo
allegare (Italian) allege enclose, attach (as in documents) dichiarare, affermare, asserire
alerte (French) alert agile, alert
also (Afrikaans, German)

alltså (Swedish)
altså (Norwegian, Danish) This article is about the bodily orifice. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Binomial name L. Allium sativum L., commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion family Alliaceae. ... Not to be confused with the Malayalam language, spoken in India. ... Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

also thus auch (German), ook (Afrikaans)
även, också (Swedish)
også (Norwegian, Danish)
allure (French) allure (the power to attract) speed, bearing; allure
alto (French) alto (singer) viola, alto (singer)
alto (Italian) alto (singer) high, tall contralto
alto (Portuguese, Spanish) alto (singer, which comes from the same root as alto singers have high voices) high; it can also mean "Stop!" (imperative) contralto (Spanish)
americano (Spanish) American (of or relating to the U.S.A.), or americano (a type of coffee) of or relating to the Americas (North America and South America) estadounidense (literally Unitedstatesian), norteamericano (literally North American), gringo or yanqui (slang)
amppeli (Finnish) ample hanging flower pot runsas
Ampel (German) ample Traffic light üppig
ampua (Finnish) to amputate to shoot amputoida
an (Latin) an or (whether) unus, quidem
an (German) an at ein, eine
αν (Greek) an if ένας, μία, ένα
an (Irish or Scottish Gaelic) an the

ananas (Danish, Dutch, French, Finnish, Italian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Polish, Romanian, Serbian)
Ananas (German)
ananás (Portuguese, Spanish)
ανανάς (Greek)
ananász (Hungarian)
World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the continents of North America[1] and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... North America North America is a continent [1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Partial hand amputation Amputation is the removal of a body extremity by trauma or surgery. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Hebrew redirects here. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

bananas pineapple

plátano (Spanish)
banaan (Dutch)
banaani (Finnish)
banane (French)
bananǎ (Romanian)
Banane (German)
bananah (בננה) (Hebrew)
banan (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Polish)
banana (Portuguese, Italian, Spanish)
μπανάνα (Greek)
banán (Hungarian)
This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hebrew redirects here. ...

ancien (French) ancient before the noun, usually means "former"; after the noun, usually means "ancient" ancien, antique

anciano (Spanish)
anziano (Italian)

ancient very old, elderly person; ascribed to a person without negative connotations

antiguo (Spanish)
antico (Italian)

Angel (German)

angel, angle fishing rod

Engel
This article is about the supernatural being. ... This article is about angles in geometry. ...

angel (Dutch)

angel, angle spike

engel
This article is about the supernatural being. ... This article is about angles in geometry. ...

angina (Polish)
angine (French)
angiina (Finnish)

properly angina pectoris

or just angina

tonsillitis (angine tonsillaire), sore throat

dusznica bolesna (Polish)
angine de poitrine (French)
Rasitusrintakipu or Angina Pectoris(Finnish)

ankara (Finnish) Ankara strict
ânon (French) anon (short for anonymous) baby donkey anonyme
anón (Spanish) anon (short for anonymous) sweetsop anónimo
anser (Latin) answer goose responsio, responsum
anta (Portuguese) ant tapir formiga
ānus (Latin) anus old woman anus (the difference is phonetical; namely, the length of the "a")

apologie (French)
apologie (Romanian)
apología (Spanish)
apologia (Italian, Portuguese) Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after Ä°stanbul. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Annona squamosa L. The Sugar-apple (Annona squamosa), also known in English as Sweetsop and Scaly Custard-apple, is a species of Annona native to the tropical New World. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ...

apology praise, vindication (this is also a less common meaning of the English word "apology," as in Plato's Apology.)

disculpa (Spanish)
scusa (Italian)
excuse (French)
desculpa (Portuguese) The Apology is Platos version of the speech given by Socrates as he defends himself against the charges of being a man who corrupted the young, did not believe in the gods, and created new deities. ...

appoint (French) appoint (extra) contribution or help nommer (un fonctionnaire: a civil servant)

apontar (Portuguese)
apuntar (Spanish)

appoint (to) aim; (to) note down; (to) button up; (to) point at nombrar (for "nominate" meaning) (Spanish)

nomear (Portuguese)

arc (French, Romanian) arc, ark longbow, arc arche (French, ark)
Art (German, Swedish, Norwegian) art kind, sort, species Kunst (German, Norwegian), Konst (Swedish)
arts (Afrikaans, Dutch) arts doctor, physician kuns (Afrikaans)

kunst (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Arzt (German) artist doctor, physician Künstler
aß, ass (German) ass simple past tense of to eat Arsch, Esel
Ass / As (German), asso (Italian), as (Spanish, Polish, Serbian, French) ass / as ace Esel (donkey), so/als/wie (adverb), Arsch/Hintern/Po (arse) (German)

asino (donkey), come (adverb), culo (arse) (Italian)
asno (donkey), como (adverb), culo (arse) (Spanish)
osioł (donkey), jako że/ponieważ (adverb), dupa/tyłek (arse) (Polish)
aussi (as much), âne (donkey), derrière, Pop. cul (arse) (French) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

às (Portuguese) as at/to the (feminine plural) como
as (Afrikaans) ass / as ash; if donkie, esel
soos (like); want, omdat (because)
as Irish, Scottish Gaelic ass / as from, out of mar (adverb)
asal (donkey)
as (Swedish) as carrion som
ἄσβεστος (Greek) asbestos quicklime αμίαντος
asia (Finnish) Asia errand, issue, matter, an abstract "thing" Aasia
ask (Swedish) ask small box; ash (tree) fråga
aß, ass (German) ass ate Arsch, Hintern
assortie (French) assorted matched, matching dépareillé (clothes), hétérogène (mix)

assister (French)
asistir (Spanish)
assistere (Italian)
assistir (Portuguese)
asista (Romanian)
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... For other uses, see Asbestos (disambiguation). ... Calcium oxide (CaO), commonly known as lime, quicklime or burnt lime, is a widely used chemical compound. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... Species See text European Ash in flower Narrow-leafed Ash (Fraxinus angustifolia) shoot with leaves Closeup of European Ash seeds 19th century illustration of Manna Ash (Fraxinus ornus) An ash can be any of four different tree genera from four very distinct families (see end of page for disambiguation), but... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Ass may refer to: Look up ass in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

assist attend (means both assist and attend in Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese; also to watch in Portuguese)

aider (French)
aiutare (Italian)
ayudar (Spanish)
ajudar (Portuguese)
ajuta (Romanian)

atendi (Esperanto)
attendere (Italian)
attendre (French) Esperanto flag Esperanto is a constructed international auxiliary language. ...

attend to wait for; to expect

prizorgi (malsanulon: to a sick person), ĉeesti (spektaklon: a show) (Esperanto)
soigner (un malade: to a sick person), assister à (un spectacle: a show) (French) Esperanto flag Esperanto is a constructed international auxiliary language. ...

atender (Spanish, Portuguese) attend (an event) to attend to, to serve; Spanish only to take care of; Portuguese only to receive, to answer asistir, presentarse a (Spanish)

assistir (Portuguese)

atualmente (Portuguese)
actualmente (Romanian)

actually nowadays na verdade (Portuguese), realmente (Portuguese, Romanian)
aura (Finnish) aura plough sädekehä (a divine aura, halo)
aura (French) aura he/she/it will have aura

Look up aura in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The traditional way: a German farmer works the land with a horse and plough. ... Look up aura in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

B

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
baan (Afrikaans, Dutch) barn path, lane, course, job skuur (Afrikaans)
schuur (Dutch)
Backe (German) back cheek der Rücken
Bad (German)

bad (Dutch)
bad (Norwegian)
bad (Swedish) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

bad bath schlecht (poor quality), böse (malicious)(German)

slecht (poor quality), kwaadaardig (malicious)(Dutch)
dårlig (poor quality), slem (malicious) (Norwegian)
dålig (poor quality), elak (malicious)(Swedish)

bald (German) bald soon kahlköpfig
baldo (Italian) bald courageous calvo
bán (Irish)

bàn (Scottish Gaelic) Baldness (formally alopecia) is the state of lacking hair where it usually would grow, especially on the head. ... Baldness (formally alopecia) is the state of lacking hair where it usually would grow, especially on the head. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

ban white, fair, fair-haired bacadh (Scottish Gaelic)
ban (Romanian) ban money, coin, small change interzice
banc (French),

bank (Dutch) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

bank bench,
couch (Dutch)

banque (French), bank (Dutch) (financial institution)
rive (river bank)
jour férié (bank holiday)

bar (German) Bar Cash
barf, barfi (Hindi) barf (slang, "vomit") ice, a custard-like sweet (respectively) ulti (slang)
barn (Swedish, Norwegian)

bairn (Scots, Geordie) Tray of barfi Fig barfi Barfi or burfi is an Indian sweet. ... Hindi (DevanāgarÄ«: or , IAST: , IPA:  ), an Indo-European language spoken all over India in varying degrees and extensively in northern and central India, is one of the 22 official languages of India and is used, along with English, for central government administrative purposes. ... Tray of barfi Fig barfi Barfi or burfi is an Indian sweet. ... This article is about the Anglic language of Scotland. ... This article is about the people and dialect of Tyneside. ...

barn child, children lada, ladugård (Swedish),

låve (Norwegian) A barn in southern Ontario, Canada A barn in Wisconsin A barn in Poland Barn redirects here, for other uses, see Barn (disambiguation). ...

bás (Irish),

bàs (Scottish Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

bass (the fish or the singing voice) death
bat (Polish) but (the same pronunciation)
(baseball) bat
whip ale
pałka, kij (bejsbolowy)
bat (German) bat bit der Schläger (sports bat), die Fledermaus (animal)
bàth (Scottish Gaelic) bath to drown amar, amar-ionnlaid
beag (Irish, Scottish Gaelic)

beg (Manx) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

beg or big little mór (Irish), mòr (Scottish Gaelic), guidh (to beg) (Scottish Gaelic)
bean (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) bean woman, female pònair (Scottish Gaelic)
beanail (Scottish Gaelic) banal (phonetically) womanly, feminine (no direct equivalent) sgìtheil
bekommen (German) become obtain, receive, get (compare English "come by")
(Note: There is a joke to this in German: a German comes into a British restaurant and waits half an hour for his food. Finally, he asks the waiter: "When shall I become a steak?" "I should hope never, sir."
werden
Benzin (German,Danish)

benzine (Dutch)
benzini (βενζίνη) (Greek)
benzyna (Polish)
bensin (Swedish) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

benzene petrol, gasoline Benzol (German)

benzeen (Dutch)
benzolio (βενζόλιο) (Greek)
benzen (Polish) bensen (Swedish)

beraten (German) berate advise, discuss diskutieren, ausschelten
Bett (German) bet bed Wette, Wetteinsatz
big (Dutch) big piglet groot
bilion (Romanian, Serbian, Polish)

bilione (Italian)
biljon (Swedish)
Billion (German)
billion (Faroese, French, Norwegian)
billón (Spanish)
billion (English) Piglet can refer to: Look up Piglet in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A juvenile pig. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... British English (BrE, BE, en-GB) is the broad term used to distinguish the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom from forms used elsewhere in the Anglophone world. ...

billion trillion (1012 or million million) miljard (Swedish),
milliard (Faroese, Norwegian),
Milliarde (German),
miliardo (Italian)
miliard (Polish)
milliard (English)
bilon (Polish) billion change (i.e. coins as opposed to bank notes) miliard
Bimbō (貧乏) (Japanese) bimbo poor person ばか者 (baka mono)
Bimbo (German) bimbo nigger Tussi, Schlampe
bin (Turkish) bin thousand
bin (German) bin am Kasten, Abfalleimer
binn (Scots Gaelic) bin (receptacle) fine, melodious, dulcet ciste
bite (French) to bite or a byte dick (slang for penis) mordre (to bite), octet (byte)
bitten (German) bitten, (to) bite (to) ask, plead gebissen (bitten), beissen (to bite)
bizarro (Spanish) bizarre courageous raro, extraño
blanding (Norwegian) bland mix kjedelig, grå
blankett (Swedish) blanket form (paper to fill in) filt (Swedish)
blast (Swedish) blast tops (agriculture) explosion
blasda/blasta (Scottish Gaelic) blast delicious, tasty gaoitheag, osag, osna (these three referring to wind); blosgadh ("blasting"), milleadh ("destroying")
blesser (French) (to) bless (to) injure bénir
bloc (Spanish)

Block (German)
blok (Serbian, Polish)
block (Swedish)
blokk (Norwegian) Look up billion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... One million million (1,000,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,000,001. ... Milliard is a French-derived word meaning the number 1,000,000,000 (109; one thousand million; SI prefix giga). ... British English (BrE, BE, en-GB) is the broad term used to distinguish the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom from forms used elsewhere in the Anglophone world. ... The easy term for bimbo is a female airhead. ... // Nigger is a racial slur used to refer to dark-skinned people, especially those of African ancestry. ... Look up one thousand in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... For the computer industry magazine, see Byte (magazine). ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... A blessing (from to bless, Old English bleodsian or bletsian) originally meant sprinkling with blood during the pagan sacrifices, the Blóts (reference: AHD). ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

block (noun) e.g. boulder, notepad (not necessarily a false friend) road block: Sperre, Stau (German)

trafikstockning (Swedish)
block of buildings: kvarter(Swedish)
etc

bob (Welsh) bob every
bod (Scots Gaelic) bod (a slang form of "body") penis corp, colann, bodhaig (when used in anatomy)
boleta/o (Spanish) bullet admission ticket, invoice Bala
bombos (βόμβος - also vomvos) (Greek) bomb buzz, whir bomba (βόμβα - also vomva
bond (French) bond leap, bound lien
Boot (German)

boot (Dutch) Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... The penis (plural penises, penes) is an external male sexual organ. ... This article is about firearms projectiles. ...

boot boat Stiefel

laars

bore (Welsh) bore morning diflasu (to bore a person)
tyllu (to bore a hole)
Bowle (German) bowl (fruit/wine) punch Schüssel
brancher (French) branch (to) be plugged in, (to) be cool (colloq.)
brand (Swedish, Dutch)

Brand (German) Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...

brand fire (the emergency) Marke, Warenzeichen (German)

merk, waarmerk (Dutch)
(varu)märke (Swedish) For other uses, see Brand (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Fire (disambiguation). ...

bras (French) bra(ssiere)s arm (the body part) soutien-gorge; soutien; Fam. sousou
bra (Swedish, Norwegian) bra(ssiere)s good, well BH, behå (Swedish, Norwegian)
brat (брат) (Russian, Serbian,Ukrainian)

brat (Polish) Bra - front Bra - back A brassiere ( ; , commonly referred to as a bra, ) is an article of clothing that covers, supports, and elevates the breasts. ... Look up ARM in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Bra - front Bra - back A brassiere ( ; , commonly referred to as a bra, ) is an article of clothing that covers, supports, and elevates the breasts. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

brat brother bachor (Polish)
brat (Scottish Gaelic) brat garment/covering(Scottish Gaelic) droch isean, peasan (Scottish Gaelic)
brav (German)

braaf (Dutch)
bravo/a (Italian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

brave well-behaved mutig (German)

dapper, moedig (Dutch)
coraggioso (Italian)

bricka (Swedish) brick tray tegel
bride (French) bride bridle, reins fiancée
brief (Dutch, Brief German) brief letter (mail) kurz (German)

kort (Dutch)

breit (German) bright broad hell
brillant (French) brilliant shiny super
broek (Afrikaans) brook trousers, pants, underwear spruit
brood (Afrikaans) brood bread broiesel (of chicks etc)
broom (Afrikaans, Dutch) broom bromine besem (Afrikaans)

bezem (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

brushing (French) to brush a blow-dry (hairdresser's) brosser
brutaal (Dutch) brutal bold gewelddadig
bulle (French) bull bubble taureau
Bulle (German) bull cop (Bulle in German means "bull", but also [sl.] cop, policeman) Stier/Bulle
bulle (Swedish) bull bun (pastry) tjur
bump (Welsh) bump five (mutated form)
bunt (German) bunt colorful Bauch (naval)
but /pron. boot/ (Polish) but shoe, boot ale
być /pron. bitch/ (Polish) bitch to be suka
byta ut x [mot y] (Swedish) substitute x [for y] substitute [y] for x byta ut [y] mot x

Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...

C

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
cake (French) cake fruitcake, quickbread gâteau
caldo (Italian), calado (Spanish) cold warm, hot freddo (Italian)
caldo (Spanish, Portuguese) cold soup, broth frío (Spanish), frio (Portuguese)
calla (Scots Gaelic) call domestic (of an animal) gairm, glaodh
calzoni (Italian) calzone trousers calzone (the singular of calzoni, from which that food got its name)
calzón / calzones (Spanish), caleçon (French) calzone underwear
camera (French) (stills) camera film camera/movie camera appareil photo
camera (Italian) camera (bed)room macchina fotografica, fotocamera
campo (Spanish), (Italian), (Portuguese) camp field, country(side) campamento (Spanish)

campeggio (Italian) acampamento (Portuguese) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... A calzone (Italian stocking or pants (not used frequently for pants: pantaloni is the modern usage for the word pants, plural calzoni), sometimes referred to as a stuffed or folded pizza, is an Italian turnover made from pizza dough and stuffed with cheese and marinara sauce (usually mozzarella cheese and... A calzone (Italian stocking or pants (not used frequently for pants: pantaloni is the modern usage for the word pants, plural calzoni), sometimes referred to as a stuffed or folded pizza, is an Italian turnover made from pizza dough and stuffed with cheese and marinara sauce (usually mozzarella cheese and...

can (Spanish) can dog lata (noun), poder (verb)
canard (French) canard (falsehood) duck, newspaper (see Le Canard enchaîné) mensonge
canes (Latin) canes dogs bacula
canto (Latin, Spanish) canto I sing; in Spanish, can also mean pebble, edge, or piece
canto (Italian) canto I sing; singing; canto canto
capítulo (Spanish) capitulate chapter entregar
car (French) car bus or coach; for, because voiture
car (Romanian) car I carry maşină
car (Polish) car tsar samochód, auto

carácter (Spanish, European Portuguese)
caráter (Brazilian Portuguese)
carattere (Italian)
caractère (French) Le Canard enchaîné is a satirical newspaper published weekly in France, founded in 1915, featuring investigative journalism and leaks from sources inside the French government, the French political world and the French business world, as well as a large number of jokes and humorous cartoons. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... European Portuguese (also named Continental Portuguese or Lusitanian Portuguese) is a group of Portuguese dialects spoken in Portugal. ... Brazilian Portuguese (português do Brasil in Portuguese) is a group of dialects of Portuguese written and spoken by virtually all the 190 million inhabitants of Brazil and by a couple of million Brazilian emigrants, mainly in the United States, United Kingdom, Portugal, Canada, Japan, and Paraguay. ...

character temperament; can also mean "character" in the typographic meaning

personaje (Spanish) personaggio ((Italian))

carpeta (Spanish) carpet folder, also doily alfombra, alfombrilla
casserole (French) casserole saucepan cocotte en terre
casino (Italian) casino brothel; also slang for "a mess, a racket" casinò
casualmente (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese) casually fortuitously despreocupadamente, con aire de indiferencia (Spanish)

con nonchalance, in modo disinvolto (Italian) A doily is a small ornamental mat usually made of lace or linen placed underneath a dish or bowl Categories: Food and drink stubs ... cast-iron iron enamel stainless steel The cooking pan is a type of food preparation utensil commonly found in the kitchen which includes many more specific cooking vessels such as saucepans and frying pans (or fry pans). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A brothel, also known as a bordello or whorehouse, is an establishment specifically dedicated to prostitution, providing the prostitutes a place to meet and to have sex with the clients. ...

casualidad (Spanish)

casualità (Italian)

casualty fortuituousness, chance víctima, muerto, herido, baja, pérdida (Spanish)

vittima, morto, ferito, infortunato, perdita (Italian)

cat (Indonesian) cat paint

caution (French)
cauzione (Italian)

caution deposit, bail attenzione, cautela (Italian)
centre (Lojban) centre centimetre (cuk)midju
celer (Latin) celery swift, fast apium
celere (Italian) celery rapid, swift sedano
chair (French) chair flesh chaise
champ (French) champ field champion; mâchonner
champignon (Dutch, French), champiñón (Spanish) champion mushroom or champignon kampioen (Dutch)

champion (French)
campeón (Spanish) This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The word bail as a legal term means: Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that persons appearance for trial. ... Lojban (IPA ) is a constructed human language based on predicate logic. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...

chance (French) chance luck hasard
chat (French) chat (conversation) cat bavarder

chef (French)
chef (Dutch)
chefe (Portuguese)
Chef (German)
szef (Polish)
šef (Serbian)
Chef (Swedish)
sjef (Norwegian) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

chef boss or chief (in French, occasionally means "cook" or "head cook") kok (Dutch)

kokk (Norwegian)
Küchenchef/Chefkoch (German)
cuisinier (French)
Kock (Swedish)
szef kuchni (Polish)

chute (Portuguese)

chute (French)

chute kick, shot (Portuguese)

fall (act of falling) (French)

toboggan (slide); parachute (parachute) (French)
cimiento (Spanish) cement foundation cemento
cínico (Spanish) cynical shameless liar desconfiado
clod (Welsh) clod praise
cognato (Italian)

cuñado (Spanish) Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...

cognate brother-in-law cognado (Spanish)
coin (French) coin corner pièce de monnaie
coin (Scottish Gaelic) coin dogs
colapsar (Spanish) collapse becoming congested derrumbarse, desmoronarse, venirse abajo, desplomarse (Spanish)
colegio (Spanish) college high school universidad
collège (French)
colégio (Portuguese)
college secondary school (UK),
junior high school (USA)
lycée (UK), université (UK & USA)
See: Secondary education in France
Education in France
faculdade, universidade (Portuguese)
come (Italian) come how, like venire
come (Spanish) come (he/she) eats venir
comes (Latin) comes companion venit
comma (Italian) comma paragraph (in contracts, legal documents) virgola
compare (Italian) compare godfather, sponsor; friend, mate; accomplice paragonare, comparare
comprensivo (Spanish), (Italian), compreensivo (Portuguese) comprehensive understanding extenso, exhaustivo
compromiso (Spanish)

compromisso (Portuguese) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... College (Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... College (Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Secondary school is a term used to describe an institution where the final stage of compulsory schooling, known as secondary education, takes place. ... Middle school and junior high school cover a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education and serve as a bridge between them. ... In France, secondary education is divided into two schools: the collège (IPA: ) (somewhat comparable to U.S. junior high school) for the first four years directly following primary school; the lycée (IPA: ) (comparable to a U.S. high school) for the next three years. ... In France, secondary education is in two stages: the collèges (IPA: ) cater for the first four years of secondary education from the ages of 11 to 15; the lycées (IPA: ) provide a three-year course of further secondary education for children between the ages of 15 and 18. ... Schoolsystem in France The French educational system is highly centralised, organised, and ramified. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ...

compromise commitment
concussion (French) concussion misappropriation of public funds commotion cérébrale
concorrenza (Italian)

concorrência (Portuguese)

concurrence competition (in the commercial sense) coincidenza, concomitanza
confetti (Italian) confetti (actually a case of pseudo-italianism rather than a false friend) sugar-coated almonds traditionally given at weddings, baptisms, etc. coriandoli
confezione (Italian) confection packaging; pack dolciume
conscience (French) conscience consciousness, awareness conscience morale
consentido (Spanish) consented adjective that can mean either "dear" or "spoiled" depending on context consentió (third-person past tense)
consistant (French) consistent constisting in (present participle), dense, complete (adjective). constant
constipado (Spanish), Portuguese constipated the state of having a cold (Can also mean "constipated" in Portuguese) estreñido (in Spanish) com prisão de ventre (in Portuguese)
constranger (Portuguese) (to) constrain to embarrass can also mean to constrain, but most often means to embarrass
contento (Spanish) contempt happy, glad (person) desprecio, desdén, menosprecio (Spanish)
contesto (Italian) contest context gara, concorso, competizione (as a noun)
contesto (Spanish) contest I answer concurso, competición (as a noun)
contrôler (French) control monitor, inspect commander
conviction (French) conviction set, strong belief (never in the sense of "Criminal conviction") condamnation
corne (French)

corno (Italian, Portuguese)
cuerno (Spanish) Look up cold in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

corn horn, also Brazilian Portuguese for a man who has been cheated on by his wife/girlfriend

maïs (French)
blé d'inde (Québec)
mais, granturco (grain) (Italian)
maíz (grain) (Spanish)
milho (Portuguese) Brazilian Portuguese (português do Brasil in Portuguese) is a group of dialects of Portuguese written and spoken by virtually all the 190 million inhabitants of Brazil and by a couple of million Brazilian emigrants, mainly in the United States, United Kingdom, Portugal, Canada, Japan, and Paraguay. ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ...

couffin (French) coffin baby basket cercueil

crayon (French)
creion (Romanian)

crayon pencil crayon de cire (French)
criatura (Spanish) creature (meaning an animal in an affectionate sense) newborn baby, infant, OR something imaginary to be afraid of animalito (Spanish)
crimă (Romanian) crime murder infracţiune
criminal (Romanian) criminal (the noun -- "a criminal") murderer infractor
culte (French)

kult (Polish)
culto (Spanish, Portuguese) For other uses, see Crayon (disambiguation). ... This article is about the handwriting instrument. ...

cult worship (as in lieu de culte = house of worship). In Spanish and Portuguese it can also mean "educated". secte (French)
seita (Portuguese)
cul (French)

culo (Spanish, Italian) This article does not discuss cult in its original meaning. ... Taken during a Hindu prayer ceremony on the eve of Diwali. ...

cool arse frais/fraîche (French)

fresco (Spanish, Italian) Bith buttocks. ...

cum (Latin) cum with
cùrsa (Scottish Gaelic) curse course, direction mallaich (to curse), mallachd.
curve (Lojban) curve pure kruvi
curvă (Romanian) curve whore curbă

Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Lojban (IPA ) is a constructed human language based on predicate logic. ...

D

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
dag (דג) (Hebrew) dog fish kelev (כלב‎)
dag (Afrikaans, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish) dog day hond (Afrikaans, Dutch), hund (Norwegian, Swedish)
damit (German) damn it with it, so that verdammt
dam (дам) (Russian)

dam (Polish) Hebrew redirects here. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domestic subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. ... For other uses, see Fish (disambiguation). ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domestic subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

dam I will give дамба

tama, grobla

dash (дашь) (Russian)

dasz (Polish)

dash you will give (punctuation) тире

(punctuation) pauza

data (дата) (Russian)

data (Polish)
data (Portuguese)

data date dannyye (данные) (Russian)

dane (Polish)
dados (Portuguese)

decepción (Spanish)

decepção (Portuguese)

deception disappointment engaño (Spanish), engano (Portuguese)
décevoir (French) to deceive to disappoint tromper, abuser
décolletage (French) décolletage 1. lowering of the neckline (the action, not the result)

2. Agric. cutting the leaves of cultivated roots
3. Tech. producing several identical parts (screws, bolts, etc.) one after another from a single metallic bar on a lathe

décolleté
definitief (Dutch)
definitive final oer/archetypisch
deliberar (Spanish, Portuguese) (to) deliver (to) think deeply before acting (May be a true cognate of "(to) deliberate" despachar
delusione (Italian) delusion disappointment illusione
demandar (Spanish) to demand to sue exigir
demander (French)

demandi (Esperanto)
domandare (Italian) Civil action redirects here. ... This article is about the language. ...

to demand to ask or request exiger (French)

postuli (Esperanto) esigere (Italian) This article is about the language. ...

derogatorio (Spanish) derogatory something that repeals despectivo
derogatorio (Italian) derogatory something that repeals sprezzante
desfilar (Spanish) to defile to parade profanar
desservir (French) to deserve (a gift; a compliment; an honour) to do (s.o.) a disservice; to clean (the table); to lead into (a station); to minister to (a parish) mériter
dessin (French) design drawing
deutsch, Deutsch (German)

duits (Dutch) All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ...

Dutch German niederländisch; holländisch (German)

Nederlands, diets (the latter is archaic) (Dutch)

dewiza (Polish) devise motto obmyślać; wynaleźć
die (German)

die (Dutch)

die German; the feminine and plural article; example: die Ehefrau (the wife), die Häuser (the houses)

Dutch; that (one), thing or person Look up die in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

dick (German)

dik (Dutch)

dick (slang for the penis or a detective) also short for Richard, e.g. in idiom "every Tom, Dick and Harry" fat (adjective only), thick Schwanz((German))

Pik(Dutch) Look up dick, Dick in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The penis (plural penises, penes) is an external male sexual organ. ... Gumshoe redirects here. ...

dig (Danish) dig you (accusative) at grave
dissetare (Italian) dissect quench thirst dissezionare
divers German, diverse (Dutch Norwegian, Swedish) diverse various mångsidig (Swedish)

forskjellige, mangfoldige, ulike (Norwegian)
vielfältig (German) verscheidene (Dutch)

diversión (Spanish) diversion amusement distracción
diverso (Italian) diverse different svariato
divertir (Spanish) to divert to have fun entretener
divisa (Italian) devise uniform (as in distinctive clothing) ideare; inventare; escogitare
do (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) do to deanamh
do (Norwegian) do toilet gjør, å gjøre
do (Polish)

do (до) (Russian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

do to, into; till, until; up to robić

delat' (делать)

dog (Swedish) dog died (verb) hund (Swedish)
dog (Norwegian) dog however (adverb) hund (Norwegian)
dom (Afrikaans, Dutch) dome stupid koepel
Dom (German)

dom (Dutch)
Duomo (Italian) Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domestic subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. ... For other uses, see Death (disambiguation), Dead (disambiguation), or Death (band). ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

dome cathedral Kuppel (German)

koepel (Dutch)
cupola (Italian) For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Cathedral (disambiguation). ...

dom (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) dome to me cruinneacháin
dom (Serbian, Polish)

dom (дом) (Russian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

dome home kopuła (Polish)

kupol (купол) (Russian) For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Home (disambiguation). ...

dom (Norwegian) dome judgement kuppel
dormitorio (Spanish) dormitório (Portuguese) dormitory bedroom can mean dormitory, but more often means bedroom
drinkki (Finnish) drink mixed alcoholic drink juoma (noun), juoda (verb)
dungo (Esperanto) dung employment (horse) dung: ĉevalfekaĵo
douche (Dutch, French)

dusch (Swedish)
dusj (Norwegian)
Dusche (German)
Duş (Romanian) For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). ... A typical American college dorm room Another typical not-so-clean college dorm room Watterson Towers, Illinois State University Potomac Hall, second-largest dormitory at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. ... A bedroom is a room where people sleep. ... Esperanto flag Esperanto is a constructed international auxiliary language. ...

douche shower (bath) Spülung (German)
drei (German) dry three trocken (adj.), trocknen (v. intr./tr.)
d(a)rum (German) drum therefore Trommel

A douche (IPA: ) is a device used to introduce a stream of water into the body for medical or hygienic reasons, or the stream of water itself. ... It has been suggested that Steam shower be merged into this article or section. ...

E

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
each (Scottish Gaelic) each horse gach
editor (Romanian), éditeur (French), editore (Italian) editor publisher redactor (Romanian), rédacteur (French), redattore (Italian)
eekhoorn (Dutch), ekorn (Norwegian) acorn (phonetic false friend) squirrel eikel (Dutch), eikenøtt (Norwegian)
egg (Swedish, Norwegian) egg edge of a cutting tool, such as knife edge ägg

(egg also means egg (as in hen and egg) in Norwegian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ... Chicken egg (left) and quail eggs (right), the types of egg commonly used as food An egg is a body consisting of an ovum surrounded by layers of membranes and an outer casing of some type, which acts to nourish and protect a developing embryo. ... In most birds and reptiles, an egg (Latin ovum) is the zygote, resulting from fertilization of the ovum. ...

ego (Latin) ego I
egregio (Italian) egregious distinguished flagrante
eike (Afrikaans), eiken (Dutch), eik (Norwegian) acre (phonetic false friend) oaks, oaken akker
Eileiter (German) highlighter (phonetic false friend) Fallopian tube Marker
eis (Dutch) ice demand ijs
eis (Dutch) ace (phonetic false friend) demand aas (one-spot card), ace (single-stroke tennis point)
eixample (Catalan) example extension exemple
Elch (German)
elg (Norwegian)
älg(Swedish)
Elk (US) moose (US) Wapitihirsch (German)
hjort (Norwegian)
kronhjort(Swedish)
eleven (Spanish) eleven elevate! (imperative) once
eleven (Hungarian) eleven the living tizenegy
elev, eleven (Norwegian)

élève (French) In his theory of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud sought to explain how the unconscious mind operates by proposing that it has a particular structure. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Highlighters A highlighter is a form of marker pen which is used to highlight sections of documents in a vivid colour, while leaving the content beneath the marking unobscured. ... The Fallopian tubes, also known as oviducts, uterine tubes, and salpinges (singular salpinx) are two very fine tubes leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ... For other uses, see Elk (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Moose (disambiguation). ...

eleven pupil or student elleve

onze

elf (German, Dutch) elf eleven Elf, Elb, Elfe German

elf Dutch

elk (Dutch) elk each eland
empirer (French) empire to become worse empire
angajat (Romanian)

engagerad (Swedish)

engaged considered or involved in something in Swedish; involved or employed in Romanian
émail (French)

Email (German)

email, e-mail enamel; Herald. colour (not or or argent which are "metals") E-Mail, elektronische Post German courriel, e-mail, courrier électronique, mél
embarazada (Spanish) embarrassed pregnant avergonzado/a
intitolare (Italian) entitle (to) title, call, give a name dare diritto a
engin (French) engine any sort of moving plant or mechanism - usually large moteur
enjoyar (Spanish) enjoy (to) adorn with jewels disfrutar, gozar
entrée (French) entrée (US), main dish entrance, entry, first course; entrée (Brit.) plat de résistance; plat principal
equanimità (Italian) equanimity impartiality equilibrio, serenità
equivocare (Italian) equivocate misunderstand raggirare (verbalmente)
eras (Latin) eras you were saecula
esquela (Spanish) scale note balanza
estate (Italian) estate summer proprietà (land); patrimonio (inheritance)
estúpido (Spanish) stupid idiotic (considered an offensive term) tonto
etichetă (Romanian)

etichetta (Italian)
etiket (Dutch)
Etiketa (Serbian)
Etikett (German)
etikett (Norwegian)
etiqueta (Spanish, Portuguese)
étiquette (French)
etiketti (Finnish) Embarazado (World Book «ehm bahr ah ZAH doh») (Spanish for pregnant) is a notorious false friend for non-native students of Spanish: attempting to say Im embarrassed by saying estoy embarazado, which means Im pregnant in Spanish. ... For other uses, see Shame (disambiguation). ... This article is about human pregnancy in biological females. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

etiquette label (can also mean etiquette in Finnish, French, Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Spanish or Serbian, but is mostly used as label) etiquette (Dutch)

Etikette, Anstandsregel (German)
etikette, skikk og bruk (Norwegian) It has been suggested that Office etiquette be merged into this article or section. ... A label is any kind of tag attached with adhesive to something so as to identify the object or its contents. ...

eventual (Romanian)

eventualmente (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian)
eventueel (Dutch)
eventuell (German, Norwegian, Swedish)
éventuellement (French)
ewentualnie (Polish)
eventualno (Croatian)

eventually maybe, perhaps, possibly uiteindelijk (Dutch)

schließlich (German)
slutligen (Swedish)
finalement finally; ultérieurement at some later time (French)
ostatecznie, wreszcie (Polish)
zadnje, konačno, na kraju (Croatian),
etterhvert (Norwegian)

esile (Italian) exile slender, thin; weak esilio (the state); esule, esiliato (the person)
europé (Swedish) Europe European person Europa
éxito (Spanish) exit success salida

Look up exit in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

F

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
fabbrica (Italian)

fabrică (Romanian)
fábrica (Spanish)
fabriek (Dutch, Afrikaans)
Fabrik (German)
fabrik (Swedish)
fabrikk (Norwegian)
fabrika (Serbian)
fabryka (Polish)
fabrique (French)
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

fabric factory (compare 'fabricate') Possible origin due to large Victorian factories producing woven fabric. stoffa, tessuto (Italian)

tela, tejido (Spanish)
stof, materiaal (Dutch)
materiaal (Afrikaans)
Gewebe, Stoff (German)
tyg (Swedish)
stoff, tøy (Norwegian)
tissu (French)
tkanina (Polish) For other uses, see Textile (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

facet (Polish) facet man (informal) aspekt; faseta
facilidad (Spanish)

facilité (French)
facilità (Italian)

facility ease instalación (Spanish)

facilities: aménagements; installations; équipements; (transport f.) moyens de transport; (shopping f.) magasins, boutiques; Euph. can I use the f. puis-je utiliser les lavabos? (French)

vak (Afrikaans)

fack (Swedish) Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

fuck topic or subject (Afrikaans)

deposit box, slot, or occupation (Swedish) This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

vok

knulla (verb), fan (swear word)

faces (Latin) face(s) torches facies
facilitate (Interlingua) facilitate facility facilitar
fad (Irish) fad length teidhe
fagotto (Italian)

fagot (Dutch, Polish, Spanish)
fagott (Hungarian, Norwegian)
Fagott (German)
fagotti (Finnish) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ...

faggot bassoon Schwuchtel (vulg., off.) (German)

flikker (Dutch)
pedał (off.) Polish
maricón (Spanish)
frocio (Italian)
hintti (Finnish) (vulg., off.)
homse (vulg., off.) (Norwegian) Look up faggot in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor registers and occasionally even higher. ...

Fahrt (German)

vaart (Dutch, Afrikaans)
fart (Swedish), (Norwegian)
fart (Polish)
fart (Catalan)
fart (French) Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ...

fart journey; speed; trip, excursion, voyage (German)

similar, but only used for ships (except speed), also canal (Dutch)
speed (Swedish), (Norwegian)
luck (Polish)
tired, satiated (Catalan)
ski wax (French) Flatulence is the presence of a mixture of gases known as flatus in the digestive tract of mammals expelled from the rectum. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Canal (disambiguation). ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ...

Furz (noun), furzen (v. intr.) (German)

wind, windje, scheet (vulg.), ruft (vulg.) (Dutch)
poep (Afrikaans)
fis, prutt, fjärt (nouns, add -a to make them verbs) (Swedish)
fis, promp, fjert (nouns, add -e to make them verbs) (Norwegian)
pierdnąć (Polish)
pet (Catalan)
pet (French) Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ...

farmer (Hungarian) farmer jeans gazda, földműves, paraszt (also pejorative), speaking of US also farmer.
fáil (Irish) fail to get bris, teip
fail (Irish) fail hiccup bris, teip
fáinne (Irish),

fàinne (Scottish Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

fanny ring
Falle (German) fall trap Herbst, e.g. Untergang
familiär (German) familiar familial bekannt, vertraut
familiar (Spanish) familiar relative, kin conocido, familiar
familiya (фамилия) (Russian) family surname semya (семья)
fan (Swedish)

faen (Norwegian)

fan satan (swear word) (e.g. electric fan) fläkt (Swedish)

    vifte (Norwegian)
(supporter) anhängare,supporter (Swedish) This article is about the concept of Satan. ...

fantasia (φαντασία) (Greek)

fantasi (Swedish)

fantasy imagination; conceit fantasiosi (φαντασίωση)

fantasy (Swedish)

far (French) far a kind of dessert from Brittany loin, éloigné
far (Romanian, Catalan) far lighthouse lluny (Catalan)

îndepărtat, departe (Romanian) Not to be confused with Desert. ... Historical province of Brittany, showing the main areas with their name in Breton language The traditional flag of Brittany (the Gwenn-ha-du), formerly a Breton nationalist symbol but today used as a general civic flag in the region. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ... Eddystone Lighthouse, one of the first wavewashed lighthouses For other uses, see Lighthouse (disambiguation). ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ...

far (Swedish, Norwegian) far father lång(t) (Swedish),

lang(t) (Norwegian)

farmaki (φαρμάκι) (Greek) pharmacy poison farmakio (φαρμακείο)
farsi (φαρσί) (Greek) Farsi fluently Persika (Περσικά)
fast (German) fast nearly, almost schnell
fast (Swedish, Norwegian) fast firm, steady (compare "steadfast") snabb (Swedish)

hurtig, rask, kvikk (Norwegian) Farsi may refer to: The name of the the Persian language among native speakers Farsi Island, an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf The Jafari Shia Tajiks of Central Asia Salman al-Farsi, one of the prophet Muhammads companions Al-Farisi (1260-1320), Persian mathematician and physicist Jalaleddin Farsi...

faster (Swedish) faster paternal aunt snabbare, fortare (Swedish)
fastidioso (Spanish, Italian) fastidious irritating, annoying, vexing; tedious, irksome, tiresome exigente, meticuloso, pedante, quisquilloso (Spanish)

esigente, meticoloso, incontentabile, meticoloso; schizzinoso, schifiltoso Italian) Paternal Aunt means the sister of a persons father, or the wife of a persons fathers brother. ...

fat (Swedish, Norwegian) fat (dinner) plate fet, fett (both)
fat (發) (Cantonese) fat to exhibit; to distribute; prosperity (used in conjunction with 財, as in gong hei fat choi)
fatal (German) fatal unfavourable tödlich, verhängnisvoll
fattoria (Italian) factory farm fabbrica
fax (Latin) fax torch (none)
faxina (Portuguese) fax to clean fax, facsimile, telecópia
fear (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) fear man eagal
fearail (Scottish Gaelic) feral (phonetically) manly, masculine, virile allaidh
feit (Afrikaans, Dutch) fête fact fees, feesdag Afrikaans)

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Fell (German) fell fur fiel, fielst, fielt, fielen
fellah (Arabic) fella (fellow) farmer
felón (Spanish) felon treacherous or disloyal person criminal
felonía (Spanish) felony treachery, disloyalty crimen
femelle (French) female means female, but only when speaking about animal for human, use femme
ferret (Latin) ferret would bring
figure (French) figure face taille
file (French) file line; queue (in computing) fichier (in computing)
lime (tool)
file (Dutch) file tailback bestand (in computing)
vijl (tool)
file (Dutch) feel (can be a phonetic false friend) traffic congestion voelen (verb)
fin (French, Spanish)
fim (Portuguese)
fin end (aquatic) nageoire (French)

aleta (Spanish)
nadadeira (Portuguese) For the Arabic word for success in the context of Islam, see Falah. ... Arabic redirects here. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ...

final (Romanian) finally (as in "at last") at the end (as in "finish")
fir (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) fir men giúis
fira (Swedish) fire celebrate eld (flames), avskeda (cancel employment)
fixen (German) fixing to mainline befestigen
flint (Swedish) flint bald head flinta
flod (Swedish) flood river översvämning
flog (German) flog flew (past of fly) auspeitschen
flor (Spanish) floor flower piso
Flur (German) floor hallway der Fussboden
fläsk (Swedish) flesh (human) pork människokött, hull
fly (Norwegian) fly (air) plane buksesmekk
Ik fok (Dutch) I fuck I breed (animals) Ik neuk
footing (Spanish) footing jogging equilibrio
for (Esperanto) for away por
for (Latin) for I speak pro, nam, enim
foresto (Esperanto) forest absence arbaro
fort (French)

forte (Italian), (Portuguese) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... This article is about the sedimentary rock. ... Bald redirects here; for other uses see Bald (disambiguation). ... For other uses of the word head, see head (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jogging is a form of trotting or running at a slow or leisurely pace. ... This article is about the language. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... This article is about the language. ... This article is about a community of trees. ...

fort strong (but can also mean fort)
four (French)

φούρνος (fournos) (Greek) For the fortification of food, see Food fortification. ...

four, furnace oven quatre (French)

tessera (τέσσερα) (Greek)

frigideira (Portuguese) refrigerator frying pan frigorífico (Portugal)
geladeira (Brazil)
geleira (Port. Africa)
frase (Portuguese) phrase sentence expressão, locução
full (Swedish, Norwegian) full drunk, inebriated mätt (Swedish)

mett, full, oppfylt (Norwegian) A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Look up phrase in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In linguistics, a sentence is a unit of language, characterized in most languages by the presence of a finite verb. ...

Fuchs (German) fucks fox fickt
für (German) fur for Fell, Pelz
fur (Latin) fur thief pellis
fornitura (Italian) furniture supply mobile, mobili; arredamento, mobilio

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G

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
gàirdean (Scottish Gaelic) garden arm gàradh
gala (γάλα) (Greek) gala milk yiorti (γιορτή)
galla (Scottish Gaelic) gala bitch (latha)-sollain
gang (Norwegian) gang time, occurrence gjeng
gaol (Scottish Gaelic) ghoul, gaol (jail) love (usually more intimate) prìosan (Scottish Gaelic)
garder (French) guard to keep, e.g., gardez froid=keep cool [of food, etc.]
gate (Norwegian) gate street port
gave (Dutch) gave gift (special talent), giftedness gaf (imperfect singular), gaven (imperfect plural)
gaza (γάζα) (Greek) Gaza gauze Gaza (Γάζα) (note: spelling is identical, but the place will always be capitalized)
Geld (German) geld money kastrieren
geloof (Dutch) glove belief, religion handschoen (Dutch) (literally: hand-shoe)
génial (French) genial genius (as an adjective) réconfortant
Gift (German)

gift (Dutch)
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gift poison geschenk, gift (so can mean both!) (Dutch)

Geschenk (German) Love gift Man presents a cut of meat to a youth with a hoop. ... For other uses, see Poison (disambiguation). ...

gift (Swedish, Norwegian) gift married, poison gåva, present (Swedish)

gave, presang (Norwegian)

glace (French) glass ice, icecream, or mirror verre
glass (Swedish) glass icecream glas
Glut (German) glut heat; glow; embers Überschuss
glut (Polish) glut snot przesycenie
go (五,碁) (Japanese) (go) to go five; Japanese board game iku
go (Irish) to go to, also used to form adverb form adjective - e.g: maith - good, go maith - well téigh
go (Polish) to go him iść
god (Swedish, Norwegian) god good gud
gracioso (Spanish) gracious funny; cute gentil, amable
grabar (Spanish) grab record, save (computing) agarrar
Graf (German)

граф (Russian) This article is about the material. ... This article is about the material. ... Missing image Ice cream is often served on a stick Boxes of ice cream are often found in stores in a display freezer. ... For other uses, see Heat (disambiguation) In physics, heat, symbolized by Q, is energy transferred from one body or system to another due to a difference in temperature. ... Go is a strategic board game for two players. ...

graph count (nobleman) Graph, Graf

граф For other uses, see Graf (disambiguation). ...

gráin (Irish),

gràin (Scots Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

grain, gran (short form of "granny") hate, loathing gráinne (Irish), gràinne (Scots Gaelic)
gramma (γράμμα) (Greek) gram letter; also education grammario (γραμμάριο)
grape(French) grape cluster raisin
gregario (Spanish) gregarious faithfully follows the ideas of others because of lack of own ideas. sociable
grei (Norwegian) grey straight, clear, plain, good grå
greippi (Finnish) grape grapefruit viinirypäle
grej (Swedish)

greie (Norwegian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... This article is about the fruits of the genus Vitis. ... Look up cluster in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Raisins Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... This article is about the fruits of the genus Vitis. ... Binomial name Macfad. ...

grey thing (slang) grå (Swedish, Norwegian)
gren (Swedish, Norwegian) green branch grön (Swedish)

grønn (Norwegian) For other uses, see Green (disambiguation). ...

grey (Spanish) grey flock of sheep, pastor's flock gris
greve (Norwegian) grave Count grav (Norwegian)
grinn (Scottish Gaelic) grin fine, charming, elegant braois, càir, drèin (although used in

the context of "grimace") This article is about the style or title of nobility. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

grippe (French)

Grippe (German)
gripa / gripe (Spanish)
gripe (Portuguese)

grip (hold) or gripe (complaint) influenza Griff, Halt (German)

agarrar (grip)/queja (gripe) (Spanish)

groin (French) groin snout
grosería (Spanish) grocery profanity, bad word compra, adquisición
gueule (French) gull (phonetic false friend) jaws, mouth (of an animal) goéland, mouette
gun (棍) (Chinese) (gùn)

gun (Scottish Gaelic)
gùn (Scottish Gaelic) Gun event at the 10th All China Games The Chinese word Gun (Chinese: ; pinyin: gùn) refers to a long Chinese staff weapon used in Chinese martial arts. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

gun an ancient weapon (Chinese)

without (Scottish Gaelic)
gown This article is about the video game. ...

qiāng (Traditional: 槍, Simplified: 枪)

gunna (Scottish Gaelic) Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ...

Gymnasium (German)

gymnasium (Dutch)
gymnasium or gymnasieskola (Swedish)
Gymnasium (Czech)
gimnaziu (Romanian) A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ...

gym(nasium) high(er) school, grammar school (see Secondary education) Turnhalle (German)

gymzaal (in a school), sportschool (commercial venture) (Dutch)
sporthall, idrottshall, gymnastiksal (Swedish) Modern indoor gymnasium with pull-down basketball hoops. ... Secondary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

Gummi gummi rubber, eraser
gut (German) gut good Darm (intestines), Bauch (belly)

H

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
haai (Afrikaans, Dutch)

hai (Finnish, Norwegian)
Hai (German)
haj (Swedish) hai (Estonian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

high; hi! shark hoog; hoi/hallo! (Dutch)

korkea; hei! (Finnish)
hoch; hallo! (German)
høy; hei! (Norwegian)
hög; hej! (Swedish)

hai (はい) (Japanese) high; hi! yes takai; yaa (high)

ōi/ohayo (hi!)

haïr (French) hair to hate cheveux
half (German) half helped halb (adv.), Hälfte (noun)
handel (Dutch

Handel (German)
handel (Swedish)

handle commerce, trade greep (Dutch)

Griff (German)
handtag (Swedish)

handled (Swedish) handled wrist hanterat
Handy (German) handy mobile phone, cell phone ("Handy" is not really German, it is artificial (pseudo-English) from English and German "hand", but most Germans think that the word is English). It's a pseudo-anglicism. nützlich
hanki (Finnish) hanky, handkerchief crusted snow nenäliina
happi (Finnish) happy oxygen iloinen
Haß (German) has hatred hat
has (Spanish) has second-person past perfect tense of "hacer" tienes
hat (German) hat (he/she/it) has Hut
hat (Hungarian) hat six kalap
hat (Norwegian/Swedish) hat hate, hatred hatt
haul (Welsh) haul sun
hazard (Polish) hazard gambling zagrożenie, niebezpieczeństwo
he (Finnish) he they (plural of he/she) hän
he (היא) (Hebrew) he she hu (הוא)
hell (German) hell bright Hölle
hell (Norwegian) hell luck helvete
helmet (Finnish) helmet pearls kypärä
helppo (Finnish) help easy auttaa
hemp (Afrikaans) hemp shirt dagga
hen (Welsh) hen old
her (German) her ago, away sie, ihr
herb (German) herb harsh Kraut, Marihuana
herein (German) herein in(wards) hierin
Herr (German, Swedish) her, hair Mr. sie, Haar(e) (German)
hon, hår (Swedish)
hi (Latin) hi! these salve
hielo (Spanish) yellow ice amarillo
hiiri (Finnish) hire mouse palkata
hindî (Tagalog) Hindi no
hintti (Finnish) hint homosexual man (vulgar) vinkki
his (Latin) his to/for/by/with/from these eius
história (Spanish) history "plot" in fictional contexts
hit (Swedish, Norwegian) hit to here slå
Hochschule (German
högskola(Swedish)
høyskole(Norwegian)
high school college/university Gymnasium (German)
gymnasium(Swedish) (not exactly the same)
home (Finnish), pronounced /home/ (transcription help) home (pronounced differently, /houm/) mold koti
home (Galician) home man casa
hoor (Dutch) whore (phonetic false friend) imperative of 'horen' (to hear). An expletive affirmation similar to "of course", "very" or "you know", hoer
horno (Spanish) horn oven cuerno
Hose (German) hose (pair of) trousers Schlauch
ospitale (Italian) hospital hospitable, gracious ospedale
host (Czech) host guest hostitel (-ka, f.)
host (Swedish, Norwegian) host cough värd (Swedish),
vert (Norwegian)
hot (Swedish) hot threat het, hett
hôtel de ville (European French) (the) town hotel town/city hall hôtel de la ville
hu (הוא)(Hebrew) who he mi (מי)
husband (Swedish) husband house band (music) make, man
Hut (German) hut hat Hütte, Baracke
huta (Polish)
hut steel works chata, chatka, domek
hyypiö (Finnish)) hippy heraldic owl; a creepy person

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I

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
i (Latin) I go! (imperative, singular) ego
i (Italian) I the (m. pl.) io
i (Irish, Swedish, Norwegian) I in mé (Irish)

jag (Swedish)
jeg (Norwegian) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ...

i (Polish, Ukrainian, Croatian)

i (и) (Russian)

I and ja
ya (я) (Russian)
i (Scots Gaelic) I she, her mi
idiosincrasia (Italian) idiosyncrasy strong aversion tratto caratteriale; eccentricità
Igel (German) eagle hedgehog Adler
igel (Swedish)

igle (Norwegian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Genera Several, see below. ... Genera Atelerix Erinaceus Hemiechinus Mesechinus Paraechinus A hedgehog is any of the small spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae and the order Erinaceomorpha. ...

eagle leech örn (Swedish)

ørn (Norwegian) Genera Several, see below. ... For other uses, see Leech (disambiguation). ...

ignorar (Spanish) to ignore It is not known whether ~ . no hacer caso
incidente (Italian) incident accident, crash (car wreck) episodio, vicenda
inhabité (French) inhabited uninhabited habité
into (Finnish) into eagerness the illative case -(h)Vn (e.g. talo·on or maa·han)
introducir (Spanish) introduce introduce (sexual context) presentar
invalide (French)

Invalide (German)
invalid (Swedish) Illative case in the Finno-Ugric languages Illative (from Latin inferre to bring in) is, in the Finnish language, Estonian language and the Hungarian language, the third of the locative cases with the basic meaning of into (the inside of). An example from Hungarian would be a házba (into...

invalid disabled person ogiltig (Swedish)

ungültig (German)
qui n'est pas valable (French)

ir (Spanish) ear go oreja
ire (Latin) ire to go ira
irons (French) irons we will go fers (à repasser)
is (Norwegian) is ice cream, ice er
is (Latin) is you go; he, it est
is (Swedish) is ice är
is (Hungarian) is also van (although usually omitted)
Island (Norwegian, Swedish, German)

Ísland (Icelandic)
Islande (French)
Islândia (Portuguese)
Islanda (Italian, Romanian)
Islandia (Spanish, Polish)
Ysland (Afrikaans)
IJsland (Dutch) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

island Iceland ö (Swedish)

øy (Norwegian)
Insel (German)
ey/eyja/-ey (Icelandic)
île (French)
ilha (Portuguese)
isola (Italian)
insulă (Romanian)
isla (Spanish)
wyspa (Polish)
eiland (Afrikaans), (Dutch)
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issue (French) issue (of a magazine) point of discussion, exit numéro
it (Latin) it he/she/it goes id

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J

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
jammer (Norwegian) jammer moaning, lamentation jammer, blokker
jest (Polish) jest is żart, kpina; pośmiewisko
join (Finnish) join by means of rivers, I drank liittyä
joli (French) jolly nice, cute jovial, gai
journée (French) journey day, daytime voyage
juntta (Finnish) junta [hunta] pile driver, ramming machine sotilasjuntta
juu (Finnish) you [juu] yeah sinä (singular), te (plural or polite)
juus (Estonian) (to) use one hair kasutama
juust (Estonian) used cheese kasutatud
jurk (Dutch) jerk dress eikel

In the Finnish language, the instructive case has the basic meaning of by means of. It is a comparatively rarely used case, though it is found in some commonly used expressions, such as omin silmin -> with ones own eyes. In modern Finnish, many of its instrumental uses are being... A military dictatorship is a form of government wherein the political power resides with the military; it is similar but not identical to a stratocracy, a state ruled directly by the military. ...

K

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
kabinet (кабинет) (Russian) cabinet office
kamera (Hungarian) camera video camera / camcorder fényképezőgép
kamppi (Finnish) camp tripping up

Kamppi (district in Helsinki) Sony camera head with Betacam SP dock recorder. ... Sony DV Handycam A camcorder is a portable electronic device for recording video images and audio onto an internal storage device. ... Kamppi bus station Kamppi Kamppi (Swedish: Kampen) is a district in the centre of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - Mayor Jussi Pajunen Area  - Total 187. ...

leiri
kanin (Swedish, Norwegian) canine rabbit (noun) hund (noun), hund-, hundaktig (adjective) (Swedish)
kant (Swedish, Norwegian) cunt edge (e.g. of a table)
kanto (Finnish) canto treestump
Kapitel (German)

kapittel (Afrikaans, Dutch, Norwegian)
kapitel (Swedish) A canine may refer to: a canine tooth. ... For other uses, see Rabbit (disambiguation). ... A canto is a significant section of a long poem or the highest part in a piece of choral music. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

capital chapter Hauptstadt (German)

hoofdletter, kapitaal, hoofdstad (Dutch)
huvudstad (Swedish)
hoofsom, kapitaal, kapiteel, hoofstad (Afrikaans)
hovedstad (Norwegian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Kar (Persian language) car job/work Mashin
kau (German) cow (phonetic false friend) chew Kuh
Kaution (German) caution deposit, bail Vorsicht
kedr (Кедр) (Russian) cedar Pine, cedar
ken (Finnish) ken (Scottish dialect) who (archaic) tietää, tuntea
Kekse (German) cake(s) cookie der Kuchen
ki (קיא) (Hebrew) key vomit Maphte'aχ (מפתח)
kid (Swedish) kid (baby goat, child) fawn unge
killa (Swedish)

kile (Norwegian) Farsi redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The word bail as a legal term means: Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that persons appearance for trial. ... For other uses, see Cedar (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pine (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Cedar (disambiguation). ... Hebrew redirects here. ... This article is about the domestic species. ... For other uses, see Child (disambiguation). ...

kill, killer tickle, scratch döda/mörda, mördare (Swedish)

drepe, drapsmann (Norwegian)

killinki (Finnish) killing farthing, coin (cf. "shilling") tappo, tappaminen
kind (Dutch)

Kind (German) Farthing is an old word meaning a fourth or a quarter. ...

kind child aardig (Dutch)

(some kind of:) Art, Sorte; (to be kind:) freundlich (German)

kind (Swedish) kind / chin cheek kind=slag, sort, typ (noun)
kind=vänlig (adjective)
chin=haka
king (Estonian) king shoe kuningas
kin (Dutch)

Kinn (German)

kin chin Verwandschaft (German)

verwanten (Dutch)

kinn (Norwegian) kin / chin cheek kin=slekt, chin=hake
kis (Afrikaans)

kist (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

kiss box, chest, coffin soen, kus (Afrikaans)

zoen, kus (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

kis (Hungarian) kiss small csók
kissa (Finnish) kiss cat suudella (verb), suudelma (noun)
kiss (Swedish) kiss urine kyss
Kissen (German) (to) kiss cushion, pillow, pad küssen (v.), der Kuss (n.)
kit (Hungarian) kit whom csomag
kit (Polish) kit putty zestaw
knot (Polish) knot wick węzeł
koi (Finnish) coy /koi/ moth; dawn kaino
Konfession (German) confession Christian denomination Beichte
konkurence (Czech) concurrence competition (in business) součinnost
konkurssi (Finnish)

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concourse bankruptcy aula (a hall), joukko (a gathering) (Finnish)

hall (a hall), terminal, stasjon (Norwegian) For the skyscraper in Singapore, see The Concourse. ... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration—see text) in the United Kingdom. ...

konsekwent (Afrikaans)

consequent (Dutch)
konsequent (German) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

consequent consistent gevolglik, logies (Afrikaans)
kontrollieren (German)

controleren (Dutch)
kontrollera (Swedish)
kontrollere (Norwegian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

control (verb) check (verb), examine (verb) steuern (German)

beheersen (Dutch)
styra (Swedish)

konzentrieren (German) concentrate focus verdichten (German)
korn (Swedish, Norwegian) corn barley/grain majs (Swedish)

mais (Norwegian) This article is about the maize plant. ... For other uses, see Barley (disambiguation). ...

Korn (German) corn grain, cerial Mais
kot (Polish)

kot (кот) (Russian) This article is about the maize plant. ...

cot cat łóżeczko (Polish)
kraai (Afrikaans, Dutch) cry (phonetic false friend) crow roep, skreeu, huil (Afrikaans)

roep, schreeuw, huil (Dutch) Binomial name Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Felis lybica invalid junior synonym The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Kraft (German)

kraft (Swedish, Norwegian)

craft power, strength hantverk, skrå, fartyg

Fertigkeit, Handwerk, Fahrzeug (German)

kreatur (Swedish) creature cattle varelse, djur
krawat (Polish)

Krawatte (German)

cravat tie apaszka (Polish)
krayion (κραγιόν) (Greek) crayon lipstick crayioni (κραγιόνι)
Kritik (German, Swedish) critic criticism, review Kritiker (German, Swedish)
kroon (Afrikaans, Dutch) croon crown neurie
kropp (Swedish, Norwegian) crop body, mathematical field gröda (Swedish)
kula (Croatian, Serbian) cool, cooling fort, tower hladno (Croatian)
ladno (Serbian)
kut (Dutch, vulgar) cut cunt snijden (verb), snee (noun)
kult (Norwegian, German) cult (to be) cool sekt (kult also means cult in Norwegian)
Sekte (Kult also means cult in German)
kurwa (Polish)

kurva (Croatian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In abstract algebra, a field is an algebraic structure in which the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division (except division by zero) may be performed, and the same rules hold which are familiar from the arithmetic of ordinary numbers. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... Look up cut in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Cunt is an English language vulgarism most commonly used in reference to vulva or vagina and, more generally, the pubis, from the mons veneris to the perineum. ... This article does not discuss cult in its original meaning. ... Look up Cool in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

curve whore; fuck (as interjection-only in Polish)

WARNING: this word is regarded as one of the most offensive in Polish language Whore redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An interjection is a part of speech that usually has no grammatical connection to the rest of the sentence and simply expresses emotion on the part of the speaker, although most interjections have clear definitions. ...

krzywa; zakręt (Polish)

zavoj, okuka; krivina (Croatian)

kuula, koolaus (Finnish) cool [kuul], cooling kuula: bullet; (of granules) pellet, ball

koolaus: studwork (in construction)

käke (Swedish) cheek jaw kind (Swedish)
känni (Finnish) canny /käni/ (the experience of) drunkenness kiero, taitava
kyk (Afrikaans) cake (phonetic false friend) look koek

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L

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
làb (Scots Gaelic) lab (short form of laboratory) mud, labor, dirt, mire, swamp seòmar-obrach, obairlann, deuchainnlann
labb (Norwegian lab (short form of laboratory) paw laboratorium
lac (French, Romanian) lack lake manque (French)

fără (Romanian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Lack Township is a township located in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see Lake (disambiguation). ...

lack (Swedish), lak (Dutch), lakk (Norwegian), lakka (Finnish) lack lacquer gebrek (Dutch)

sakna (Swedish)
mangle (Norwegian) Lack Township is a township located in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. ... In a general sense, lacquer is a clear or coloured coating, that dries by solvent evaporation only and that produces a hard, durable finish that can be polished to a very high gloss, and gives the illusion of depth. ...

lakki (Finnish) lack hat, cap (the clothing accessory) puute, -ttomuus/-ttömyys
lammas (Finnish) Lammas sheep
laos (λαός) (Greek) Laos the people, the citizenry Laos (Λάος) (accentation is the difference between the two words)
lappu (Finnish)

Lapp (numerous languages) In English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere, August 1 is Lammas Day (loaf-mass day), the festival of the first wheat harvest of the year. ...

lap slip, tag, label, patch

("Lapp" or is also a politically incorrect xenonym for the Sámi.) Sami flag The Sami people (there are other names and spellings including Sámi, Saami and Lapp) are an indigenous people of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia, covering a total area in the Nordic countries corresponding to the size of Sweden. ...

syli
Last (German)

last (Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch)
lasti (Finnish)

last load, burden letzter /-e /-es (German)

sist(e) (Swedish, Norwegian)
laatst(e) (Dutch)
viimeinen, viimeise- (Finnish)

lat (Swedish, Norwegian) late lazy sen
leeu (Afrikaans)

leeuw (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

lieu lion in pleks van (Afrikaans)
in plaats van (Dutch)
(lit. "In place of")
Lieder (German) leader (phonetic false friend) songs Leiter
leg (Swedish, Norwegian) leg ID, identification papers (short for "legitimation") ben (Swedish), bein (Norwegian)
limão (Portuguese) lemon lime lima, limão-galego
lemoen (Afrikaans) lemon orange suurlemoen (Afrikaans)
limoen (Dutch) lemon lime citroen (Dutch)
lente (Afrikaans, Dutch) Lent Spring vastyd (Afrikaans), Vasten, Vastentijd (Dutch)
lepel (Afrikaans, Dutch) lapel spoon kraagpunt, lapel (Afrikaans)

revers (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the fruit. ... Lime has several meanings: Look up Lime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Lime (mineral) - a group of calcium compounds and minerals in which they predominate, including: Limestone Agricultural lime - a mineral soil additive Calcium oxide (also quicklime) - a chemical compound Calcium hydroxide (also slaked lime) - a chemical compound Lime (fruit... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

levy (Finnish) levee disk, disc (particularly, phonogram)
liar (Spanish)

lier (French) A levee, levée (from the feminine past participle of the French verb lever, to raise), floodbank or stopbank is a natural or artificial slope or wall, usually earthen and often parallels the course of a river. ... Manufacturers put records inside protective and decorative cardboard jackets and an inner paper sleeve to protect the grooves from dust and scratches. ...

liar

to lie

to tie / bind mentiroso

mentir (false), coucher (horizontal)

librería (Spanish)
libreria (Italian)
librairie (French)
livraria(Portuguese)
library bookstore biblioteca (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese)
bibliothèque (French)
licenziare (Italian) to license to fire, to ask to go or vacate autorizzare, permettere, emettere una licenza Italian
lid (Spanish) lid lawsuit tapa
lied (Dutch)

Lied (German) Julio Pérez Ferrero Library - Cúcuta, Colombia A modern-style library in Chambéry A library is a collection of information, sources, resources, and services: it is organized for use and maintained by a public body, an institution, or a private individual. ... A bookstore. ...

lied song loog (Dutch)

log, hat gelogen (German)

Leiter (German) lighter (phonetic false friend) leader, conductor; ladder Feuerzeug; leichter
lima (Portuguese) lime lemon, etc. (see article) limão
lime (French) lime file (the tool) citron vert (fruit), chaux (mineral)
Limo (German) limo soft drink, lemonade limousine
limon (French) lemon alluvium citron
limonadi (Finnish) lemonade general term for sweet, flavoured and carbonated soft drink sitruunalimonadi (carbonated) (lit. lemon limonadi)
limpa (Swedish) limp loaf (bread), carton of cigarette packages halt, halta
limppa (Finnish) limp short for "limonadi", lemonade rampa
limppi (Finnish) limp lump rampa
links (Dutch, German) links left (direction, opposite of right) verbindingen (Dutch)
Verbindungen (German)
List (German)

list (Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch) Lime has several meanings: Look up Lime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Lime (mineral) - a group of calcium compounds and minerals in which they predominate, including: Limestone Agricultural lime - a mineral soil additive Calcium oxide (also quicklime) - a chemical compound Calcium hydroxide (also slaked lime) - a chemical compound Lime (fruit... This article is about the fruit. ... Lime has several meanings: Look up Lime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Lime (mineral) - a group of calcium compounds and minerals in which they predominate, including: Limestone Agricultural lime - a mineral soil additive Calcium oxide (also quicklime) - a chemical compound Calcium hydroxide (also slaked lime) - a chemical compound Lime (fruit... For the song from the band: Brand New, see Limousine (MS Rebridge). ... A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... This article is about the drink made with lemons. ... This article is about the fruit. ... Alluvium (from the Latin, alluvius, from alluere, to wash against) is soil or sediments deposited by a river or other running water. ... This article is about the drink made with lemons. ...

list cunning, artfulness, ruse Liste (German),

lijst (Dutch),
lista (Swedish),
liste (Norwegian)

list (лист) (Russian)

list (Polish)
list (лист) (Ukrainian)

list leaf

leaf, letter
letter (written message)

spisok (спи́сок)

spis

lyk (Afrikaans)

lijk (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

lake (phonetic false friend) corpse meer
listiä (Finnish) to list bump off, (of insects) kill listata
lokki (Finnish) lock seagull lukko
log (German) log lied Baumstamm
log (лог) (Russian) log ravine brevno (бревно) (wooden log), zhurnal (журнал) (log of records)
logos (λόγος) (Greek) logo reason, word logotypo (λογότυπο)
loop (Afrikaans, Dutch) loop walk lissie, hingsel, kykgat (Afrikaans)

lus, loep (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

luis (Afrikaans, Dutch) lace (phonetic false friend) louse veter, rygband, kant, boorsel
lukki (Finnish) luck spider onni
luid (Scots Gaelic) lewd a slut (vulgar) draosda, collaidh, baoiseach
lujuria (Spanish)

lussuria (Italian)
luxure (French) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

luxury lust lujo (Spanish)

lusso (Italian)

lul (Dutch, vulgar) lull penis windstilte,
periode van rust
Lump (German) lump blackguard Klumpen
lump (Swedish) lump discarded fabric, slang for mandatory military service klump
lunatique (French) lunatic capricious, mercurial fou, dément
Lust (German)

lust (Swedish) The penis (plural penises, penes) is an external male sexual organ. ... In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, Blackguard is a base character class in older versions of the game, and a prestige class as of edition 3. ...

lust wish, intent (sexuelle) Begier, (sexuelle) Begierde, (sexuelle) Lust
lycka (Swedish), lykke (Norwegian) luck happiness tur (Swedish), hell (Norwegian)

M

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
ma (מה) (Hebrew) ma (mother) what? ima (‎אמא)
ma (Italian)

μα (Greek) Hebrew redirects here. ...

ma (mother) but mana (μάνα) (Greek)
ma (Polish) ma (mother) (he, she, it) has mama
ma (Irish, Scots Gaelic) ma (short form of "mama", a pet form of "mother") if mamaí, mam (Irish); mamaidh, màmag, mam (Scots Gaelic)
ma (Estonian) ma (mother) I ema
maa (Finnish, Estonian) ma (mother) earth, ground, land, country äiti (Finnish), ema (Estonian)
macchina (Italian) machine car macchina
made (Dutch) made maggot maakte (imperfect) gemaakt (participle)
made (Finnish) made burbot teki, tehnyt (subject); tehtiin, tehty (object)
magasin (Estonian, French, Swedish),

magazzino (Italian),
magazin (магазин) (Russian),
magazijn (Dutch),
μαγαζί (Greek)
// Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Binomial name Lota lota Linnaeus, 1758 The burbot (Lota lota) is a freshwater fish related to the cods. ...

magazine store, shop (only as an antiquated and very heavy russicism in Estonian);
also warehouse in Italian;
storehouse in Dutch and Swedish;

magazine (for ammunition)

ajakiri (Estonian);

magazine, revue (French);
tidskrift (Swedish);
rivista (Italian);
zhurnal (журнал) (Russian);
tijdschrift (Dutch);
περιοδικό (Greek)

magot (French), maggot Barbary macaque, treasure asticot
maidín (Irish),

madainn (Scots Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

maiden morning maighdeann (Irish, Scots Gaelic),

rìbhinn (Scots Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

mai (مّي) (Arabic) my (/mai/) water
mai (Estonian)
mai (French)
Mai (German)
my (/mai/) May (month) minu
mon, ma, mes
mein, meine, meinen, meiner, meines
mai (Italian) my (/mai/) never il mio, la mia
main (French) main hand principal
maine (Finnish) Maine reputation
mais (Norwegian) mice (phonetic false cognate) corn (maize) mus
male (Italian) male evil (n.), badly (adv.) maschio (n.); maschile (adj.)
mama (Georgian) mother father
man (German) man one (impersonal subject pronoun) Mann
mano (Spanish) man hand hombre
Männer (German) manner men Weise, Art
manner (Finnish) manner continent tapa (noun)
mansione (Italian) mansion task magione, casa signorile, palazzo
maratho (μάραθο) (Greek) marathon fennel marathonios (μαραθώνιος)
marca (Spanish)

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mark brand mancha, huella (Spanish)

znak (Polish)

mare (Italian, French, Romanian) mare sea (Italian, Romanian), pond (French)

giumenta, cavalla (Italian)
jument (French)
iapă (Romanian)

mark (Afrikaans, Estonian, Norwegian) mark market (Afrikaans),

stamp (mark, a short of postmark in Estonian),
worm (Norwegian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

merk, teken, stempel (Afrikaans),

Estonian: märk, märkima (verb),
merke, tegn (Norwegian) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Marmelade (German) marmalade jam Orangenmarmelade
marmite (French) Marmite large covered cooking pot
marron (French) maroon brown (as an adjective), sweet chestnut (as a noun) bordeaux
máscara (Spanish) mascara mask rimel
math (Scottish Gaelic)

maith (Irish) For other uses, see Marmalade (disambiguation). ... Jam from berries Jam (also known as jelly or preserves) is a type of sweet spread or condiment made with fruits or sometimes vegetables, sugar, and sometimes pectin if the fruits natural pectin content is insufficient to produce a thick product. ... A jar of the British version of Marmite Marmite is a British and New Zealand savoury spread made from yeast extract, a by-product of beer brewing. ... Binomial name Mill. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

math good, well eòlas-àireamh (Scottish Gaelic)
Maß or Mass (German) mass measure or beer stein, stein Masse (quantity of matter); Messe (Catholic cult)
mate (Spanish) mate traditional infusion made from yerba (herbs)
mayim (מים) (Hebrew) mime water Mime act- Pantomima (פנטומימה); Mime artist- Pantomima'i (פנטומימאי)
me (Finnish, Estonian) me /mii/ we minua, minut (Finnish); mina, mind (Estonian)
me (麼) (Mandarin) me (phonetic false friend: may) interrogative marker
me (Sumerian) me (phonetic false friend: may) (divine) aura
media (Spanish) media half, middle, medium, average; sock medio
médico (Brazilian Portuguese) magic, magician (phonetic false friend: D sounds as G) doctor, medical magic: mágica
magician: mágico/a
mena (Swedish), meinen (German), mene (Norwegian) mean have an opinion betyda (Swedish), bedeuten (German), bety, mene (Norwegian)
meni (Finnish) many (phonetic false cognate) went moni; in partitive monta
merci (French) mercy thank you grâce; in some frozen expressions merci
meri (Finnish, Estonian) merry sea lõbus, rõõmus (Estonian)
Messe (German)
mässa (Swedish)
mess fair, exhibition, catholic mass Durcheinander (German),
röra (Swedish)
métro (μέτρο) (Greek) metro (transport, subway) meter, meterstick, bar; also restraint, moderation; also step (rarely) metró (μετρό) (itself not to be confused with μετρώ, the corresponding verb of μέτρο)
mi (מי) (Hebrew) me who? Varies according to preposition. To me - li (לי); Towards me - Elai (אלי); For me - Bishvili (בשבילי); And me - Ve'ani (ואני); In me - Bi (בי); On me - Alai (עלי); With me - Iti (איתי); By me - Leyadi (לידי); From me - Mi'meni (ממני); and others
mi (Hungarian) me what? én
míle Irish language, mìle Scottish Gaelic mille (Italian, French)

Mille (German (slang))
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million, mile thousand; also "mile" in French, in Scottish Gaelic and in Irish
mille (Finnish) mill to what, to which mylly
mire (Scots Gaelic) mire joy, delight, ecstasy clàbar, eabar, làb, poll
mis (Finnish) miss colloquial form of "where?" neiti (young woman); kaivata (wish to come back); mennä ohi (not hit)
misère (French) A)misery B)miser poverty A)malheur B)avare
miséricorde (French)

misericordia (Italian, Spanish) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ...

misery mercy, forgiveness malheur (French)

infelicità, tormento, sofferenza, pena; indigenza, povertà (Italian
desdicha, aflicción, sufrimiento, pena; estrechez, pobreza (Spanish)

Mist (German) mist manure, droppings Nebel
miting (Serbian) meeting political demonstration sastanak
modder (Dutch) mother (phonetic false friend) mud moeder, ma, mam, mams
Mode (German)

mode (Swedish, Dutch)
moda (Spanish, Italian)
moda (Polish) Dramatic morning mist Mist is a phenomenon of a liquid in small droplets floating through air. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... Meetings are sometimes held around conference tables. ... For other uses, see Demonstration. ...

mode fashion, haute couture (Art und) Weise, Modus (German)

modus, manier, wijze (Dutch)
sätt, vis, läge (Swedish)
tryb, sposób (Polish) For other uses, see Fashion (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Fashion (disambiguation). ... Haute couture (French for high sewing or high dressmaking; IPA: ) refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted fashions. ...

molestar (Spanish) molest bother, disturb acosar sexualmente

moneda (Spanish)
moneta (Italian)
moneta (Polish)
monnaie (French)

money currency; also "coin" in Spanish and Italian, and "change" (returned from a purchase) in French
coin (Polish)
dinero (Spanish)

soldi, denaro (Italian)
pieniądze (Polish)
argent (French) For other uses, see Money (disambiguation). ...

monster (Dutch language) monster sample monster (so, has two distinct meanings)
mór (Irish)

mòr (Scottish Gaelic) Dutch ( ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people, mainly in the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname, but also by smaller groups of speakers in parts of France, Germany and several former Dutch colonies. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

more big, great tuilleadh, bàrrachd (Scottish Gaelic)
mòran (Scottish Gaelic) moron much, many neach lag-inntinneach
morbido (Italian) morbid soft, delicate morboso, malsano
moroso (Spanish)

moroso (Italian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

morose in arrears; (noun, fam., N. Italy) boyfriend, fiancé cupo, imbronciato, scontroso (Italian)

hosco, taciturno, intratable (Spanish)

Mörder (German),

morder (Norwegian)

murder murderer Mord (German),

mord (Norwegian)

most (мост) (Russian) most bridge больше [всего]
motoristi (Finnish) motorist motorcyclist, biker autoilija
multiplicatsiya (мультипликация) (Russian) multiplication animation umnozheniye (умножение)
Muschi (German) mushy colloquial for "vagina" breiartig
mut (Finnish) mutt colloquial for "me" (telic) mopsi (polite); rakki, piski (rude)
Mut (German) mutt courage
my (Polish)
my (мы) (Russian)
my we mój (Polish)
moy (мой) (Russian)

This article is about the edifice (including an index to articles on specific bridge types). ... The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these 6 frames. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ...

N

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
nacke (Swedish)
Nacken (German)
neck back of the neck hals (Swedish)
Hals (German)
nai (ναι) (Greek)

no (Czech, Polish)
ne (네) (Korean)

nay, no yes όχι (Greek)

ne (Czech)
nie (Polish)
anio (아니오) (Korean)

nai + partitive object (Finnish)

nai + accusative object (Finnish) The term accusative may be used in the following contexts: A form of morphosyntactic alignment, as found in nominative-accusative languages. ...

nay fuck

marry This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

ei
nain + partitive object (Finnish)

nain + accusative object (Finnish) The term accusative may be used in the following contexts: A form of morphosyntactic alignment, as found in nominative-accusative languages. ...

nine /nain/ I fuck

I marry This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

yhdeksän
nais- (Finnish) nice woman, female (used at the start of compound words) kiltti (behaving nicely), kiva, siisti (general positive)
natie (Dutch) Nazi nation nazi
nauru (Finnish) Nauru laughter
nein (German) nine (phonetic false cognate) no neun
nett (German) net nice, friendly, jolly Netz
no (Finnish) no /nou/ uh, well ei
no (но) (Russian) no but, however nyet (нет)
no (Irish, Scots Gaelic) no or There are not direct equivalents of "yes" or "no" in Gaelic; usually, the positive ("is", "will do", etc.) and negative ("is not", "will no do", etc.) forms of the verb are used instead.
no (Portuguese) no in/on the (masculine, a mixture of em + o) não
no (Japanese) no 's (possessive) īe
noleggio (Italian) knowledge hire, rental conoscenza
Not (German) not emergency (noun), desperate need (noun, obsolete) nicht
noticias (Spanish) notices news anuncios
novelli (Finnish)

nouvelle (French)
Novelle (German)
novella (Italian)
novelle (Norwegian)
nowela (Polish)
novela (Spanish)
novell (Swedish)
novelo (Esperanto) Nazism in history Nazi ideology Nazism and race Outside Germany Related subjects Lists Politics Portal         Nazism or National Socialism (German: Nationalsozialismus), refers primarily to the ideology and practices of the Nazi Party (National Socialist German Workers Party, German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) under Adolf Hitler. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Possessive can refer to: Possessive case Possessive pronoun This is a disambiguation page &#8212; a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about the language. ...

novel short story, novella (in French also news, news item) romaani (Finnish)

roman (French)
roman (German)
romanzo (Italian)
roman (Norwegian, Swedish)
powieść (Polish)
romano (Esperanto) This article is about the language. ...

O

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
oder (German) odor or Geruch
of (Dutch) of/off or, (whether, either in combination with or) uit
officina (Italian) office workshop ufficio
ohayo (おはよ) (Japanese) Ohio good morning Ohio
ombrelle (French) umbrella sunshade parapluie
on (Polish, Serbian)

on (он) (Russian) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

on he na (Polish, Serbian)

na (на) (Russian) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

on (Finnish) on is -lla, -llä. päälle
on (French) on we, nondescript subject (cf. passive "one") sur
once (Spanish), onze (Portuguese language) once, ounce eleven once: una vez (Sp.) uma vez (Pt.)
ounce: onza (Sp.), onça (Pt.)
one (Polish) one they (f.) jeden
open (Finnish) open colloquial form of "of the teacher" auki (adverb), avoin (adjective), avata (verb)
or (French) or gold, now (introducing second proposition of a syllogism) ou
ordynarny (Polish) ordinary rude zwykły, pospolity
ore (俺) (Japanese) ore boastful first-person pronoun aragane (粗金)
ospitale (Italian) hospital hospitable ospedale
ostrica (Italian) ostrich oyster struzzo
ours (French) ours a bear le(s) nôtre(s)

Portuguese (  or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain) and northern Portugal from the Latin spoken by romanized Celtiberians about 1000 years ago. ... 11 (eleven) is the natural number following 10 and preceding 12. ... One redirects here. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... A syllogism (Greek: — conclusion, inference), usually the categorical syllogism, is a kind of logical argument in which one proposition (the conclusion) is inferred from two others (the premises) of a certain form. ... For other uses, see Bear (disambiguation). ...

P

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
paa (Finnish) pa (father) Colloquial for "put" isä (literal) or isi (childish)
paarden (Dutch) pardon horses pardon, excuseer
pace (Italian) pace peace passo, andatura
pain (French) pain bread douleur
paini (Finnish) pain wrestling kipu
pan (Spanish)
pan (パン) (Japanese)
pan bread sartén (kitchen cookware) (Spanish), Furaipan (Japanese)
pan (Polish, Ukrainian (пан)) pan sir, mister patelnia (Polish)
papa (Italian) Papa (slang) (father) pope Papà (Italian)
papa (Spanish) Papa (slang) (father) potato (in American and Spanish from southern Spain) Papá (Spanish)
parenti (Italian)

parientes (Spanish)
parentes (Portuguese)
parencoj (Esperanto) This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... Who ever deleted my page is a prat and i wil hunt them down on lucy and shout at them loudly! RAAAAARRR! connie sansom ... Papa can refer to: The letter P in the NATO phonetic alphabet. ... For other uses, see Pope (disambiguation). ... Papa can refer to: The letter P in the NATO phonetic alphabet. ... For other uses, see Potato (disambiguation). ... This article is about the language. ...

parents relatives, members of kin genitori (Italian)

padres (Spanish)
pais (Portuguese)
gepatroj (Esperanto) This article is about the language. ...

partij (Dutch) party match, game gezelschap, party (as in political party) (Dutch)
pasta (Polish, Greek (πάστα)) pasta paste, spread zimarika (Greek (τα ζυμαρικά))

makaron (Polish)

pasta (Portuguese) pasta briefcase, folder massa
pasuuna (Finnish) bassoon trombone fagotti
pateettinen (Finnish) pathetic high-flown (i.e. full of pathos) säälittävä
patente (Italian) patent driver's license brevetto
patetic (Romanian)

pathétique (French) Look up Pathos in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

pathetic emotional (in French, can also mean pathetic)
patetyczny (Polish) pathetic solemn, sombre żałosny, godny pogardy
pathetisch (German), patetisk (Swedish) pathetic solemn, lofty erbärmlich (German), gripande (Swedish)
pavimento (Italian) pavement floor
pellet (Latin) pellet will drive
pen (Welsh) pen head
pennen (German) pen slang for "to sleep"
pensseli (Finnish), pensel (Swedish) pencil paintbrush lyijykynä (Finnish), penna (Swedish)
peperoni (Italian) pepperoni (actually a case of pseudo-italianism rather than a false friend) bell peppers / sweet peppers salamino
perse (Finnish) per se (Latinism) arse, ass sinänsä
pétulant (French) petulant playful irritable, irrascible, irrité
penzion (Czech) pension guesthouse, bed and breakfast hotel důchod
phon (Italian) phone hair dryer telefono
phoque (French) fuck (phonetic false friend) seal baise
phrase (French) phrase sentence expression
physicien (French) physician physicist médecin
piano (πιάνω) (Greek) piano to take; to start; to catch πιάνο
pie (Spanish) pie foot empanada
pie (French) pie Magpie tarte
pies (Polish) pies dog
pigg (Swedish) pig brisk, wide-awake gris
pii (Finnish) π silicon the element, also archaic "tooth"
pijl (Dutch) pile arrow stapel, hoop
pilli (Finnish) pill drinking straw pilleri
pilsneri (Finnish) pilsner low-alcohol beer
pimppi (Finnish) pimp childish world for "female genitalia" parittaja, sutenööri
pingouin (French) penguin auk manchot (pingouin is also used in French for "penguin", but this is considered incorrect)
pis- (Slavic languages) piss root (linguistics) for "write"
pit (Scots Gaelic) pit the vulva, and can be used as an explitive poll, sloc, poll, toll
plata (Spanish) plate silver; also slang for pocket money plato
pocket(bok) (Swedish) pocket paperback ficka (Swedish)
poke (Finnish) poke /pouk/ slang for "bouncer, doorman"

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tökätä, tökkiä
poligon (Polish) polygon military area wielokąt
polisie (Afrikaans) policy police beleid, polis
polizia (Italian)

policía (Spanish), polícia (Portuguese) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

policy police politica (eg economic policy), polizza (insurance contract) (Italian)

póliza (Sp.), apólice (Pt.), política (Sp., Pt.)

poll (Scots Gaelic) (voting) poll mud, mire, pit, bog, dirt ainm-chlàr
pollution (Swedish) pollution nocturnal emission förorening
polygrafie (Czech)

poligrafia (Polish)
poligrafija (полиграфия) (Russian) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Air pollution Pollution is the introduction of pollutants (whether chemical substances, or energy such as noise, heat, or light) into the environment to such a point that its effects become harmful to human health, other living organisms, or the environment. ... A nocturnal emission is an ejaculation of semen experienced by a male during sleep. ...

polygraph publishing wariograf (Polish)

poligraf (полиграф) (Russian) This article is about the forensic instrument. ... “Publisher” redirects here. ...

pom (Romanian) Pommie, Pom Fruit bearing tree
pomm (Estonian)

pommi (Finnish)

Pommie, Pom bomb
pomme (French) Pommie, Pom (see Alternate words for British) apple
Pony (German) ponytail fringe Pferdeschwanz
port (Norwegian, Swedish) port gate havn (Nor), hamn (Swe)
portemanteau (French) portmanteau coat hanger mot-valise
possum (Latin) possum I can
pourchasser (French) to purchase to hunt about, to chase about acheter (to buy), acquérir (to acquire)
pragmatikos (πραγματικός) (Greek) pragmatic real, actual pragmatistikos (πραγματιστικός)
pregnant (Romanian, Swedish, Dutch)

prägnant (German) There are many alternative ways to describe United Kingdom nationals. ... This article is about the fruit. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Possum (disambiguation). ...

pregnant short but informative; remarkable, prominent gravid (Swedish), schwanger (German), zwanger (Dutch)
prévenir (French) prevent warn empêcher
presentera sig (Swedish) present oneself introduce oneself visa upp sig
preservativo (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian)

prezervativ (Romanian)
Präservativ (German)
prezerwatywa (Polish)
préservatif (French) (1)

preservative condom; also "preservative" in Spanish conservante (Spanish, Italian),

Konservierungsmittel (German), conservateur (French) This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the male contraceptive device. ...

pretendere (Italian)

pretender (Spanish, Portuguese)

pretend aspire to, expect; (to) court (Spanish, Portuguese) / demand, require, claim (Italian) fingir, aparentar (Spanish)

fingere, far finta di (Italian)

prick (Swedish)

prikk (Norwegian)

prick dot, period kuk, balle (very vulgar Swedish),

kuk, pikk (very vulgar Norwegian) The penis (plural penises, penes) is an external male sexual organ. ... Dot can refer to several different characters: full stop, or period, primarily used in writing to end a sentence. ... A full stop or period (sometimes stop, full point or dot), is the punctuation mark commonly placed at the end of several different types of sentences in English and many other languages. ...

privet (привет) (Russian) private greeting
proces (Romanian)

proces (Polish)
process (Swedish)
prosess (Norwegian)
Prozess (German)

process trial (at court) / (in Swedish, Norwegian and German mainly used to denote process but also means trial, in Polish mainly used to denote trial but also means process) bearbeta, behandla, handlägga (Swedish)

bearbeiten (German) Illustration of a physical process: a geyser in action. Process (lat. ... In legal parlance, a trial is an event in which parties to a dispute present information (in the form of evidence) in a formal setting, usually a court, before a judge, jury, or other designated finder of fact, in order to achieve a resolution to their dispute. ...

propaganda (Spanish, Portuguese) propaganda advertising (can also mean propaganda depending on context)
prospettiva (Italian) prospective perspective potenziale, probabile, possibile
prospecto (Spanish)

prospetto (Italian)
prospect (Romanian)
Prospekt (German) For other uses, see Propaganda (disambiguation). ... Advert redirects here. ...

prospect brochure, leaflet, prospectus posibilidad, perspectiva (Spanish)

Perspektive (German) Polish soldiers reading a German leaflet during the Warsaw Uprising A pamphlet is an unbound booklet (that is, without a hard cover or binding). ...

prospekt (Swedish, Norwegian) prospect prospectus, document or brochure detailing an offer (usually from a travel agent) förväntning, utsikt, möjlighet (Swedish)
prospekt (проспект) (Russian, Ukrainian) prospect avenue
prune (French) prune plum pruneau
pub (French) pub (public house) short for publicité (advertisement) bar
pudink (Czech) pudding (dried blood) custard prejt
pump (Welsh) pump (spelling)
pimp (pronunciation)
five
punkki (Finnish) punk acarus (the tick) roisto "thug", pikkurikollinen "minor offender"
pure (Italian) pure however pulito
pus (Finnish),

puss (Swedish) Species See text. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...

pus onomatopoeia for a kiss visva (Finnish), var (Swedish)
pussi (Finnish) pussy bag for the genitals: emätin (biological), vittu (derogatory); for pussy cats: (kissi)mirri
puto/puta (Spanish) put vulgar insult meaning "bitch" poner
puu (Finnish) poo (phonetic false friend) tree, wood kakka (childish), paska (rude)
puzzle (French, Italian, Polish, Romanian)

Puzzle (German)
puzle (Esperanto) For the supervillain, see Onomatopoeia (comics). ... Paska is a Finnish one man a cappella rock band formed in 1985. ... This article is about the language. ...

puzzle jigsaw puzzle casse-tête (French)

Geduldsspiel (German) rompicapo (Italian) A puzzle undone, which forms a cube Puzzle cube; a type of puzzle For other uses, see Puzzle (disambiguation). ... For the Rolling Stones song, see Jigsaw Puzzle A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the assembly of numerous small, often oddly shaped, interlocking and tessellating pieces. ...

Q

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
queue (French) queue tail,
penis (slang),
queue,
queue (noun), faire de queue (verb)
quince (Spanish) quince fifteen membrillo
quicar (Portuguese) to kick to bounce chutar

Queue at US Air Force station in Iraq, for food at a birthday celebration. Queue areas are areas in which people queue (first-come, first-served), that is they wait in line for something. ... Binomial name Mill. ...

R

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
raftis (ράφτης) (Greek) raft tailor schedia (σχεδία)
raisin (French) raisin grape raisin sec
rang (French, Afrikaans, Swedish)

Rang (German) This article is about the fruits of the genus Vitis. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

range rank

Reichweite, Auswahl, ... (German)

rankki, rankka (Finnish) rank rankki: distiller's grain; (in paper manufacturing) spent wash

rankka: hard (on something)

arvo
rapa (Finnish) rape dirt raiskata
rapa (Latin) rape rutabaga
rapé (French) raped gratted violé(e)
rapa (Swedish)

rape (Norwegian) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Mill. ...

rape burp våldta (Swedish),

voldta (Norwegian)

rat (Afrikaans) rat gear rot
Rat (German)
Rathaus
rat
rat house
advice; council; councilor (U.S.), councillor (Br.)
town hall
Ratte
Rattenhaus
rat (Serbian) rat war pacov
raven (равен) (Russian) raven equal voron (ворон)
räven (Swedish) raven the fox
ratti (Finnish)

ratt (Norwegian) Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Look up advice in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... For other uses, see War (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Raven (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Raven (disambiguation). ...

ratty steering wheel rottamainen (Finnish)
realizar (Spanish) realize carry out darse cuenta
réal (Irish) real star fíor
real (Spanish) real royal (also can mean "real") real, verdadero/a
realtà (Italian) realty reality beni immobili
resept (Norwegian)

recept Swedish)
This article is about the astronomical object. ...

receipt recipe (food); (medical) prescription kvittering(no), kvitto (swe)
récipient (French) recipient Food storage destinataire
red, redt (Dutch) red save, saves (both verb) rood
red (Spanish) red net rojo
rein (French) rein kidney bride
rein ((Dutch))

(German) Food caches, Hooper Bay, Alaska, 1929. ...

rein pure, clean teugel ((Dutch))

Zügel (German)

renta (Spanish) rent profit arrienda
resorte (Spanish)

ressort (French)

resort (noun) spring (as in coiled elastic device); can also be means, as in "means to an end" (Sp.), pep (Fr.: Fig.) recurso; sitio de vacaciones

station (station de ski, station de sports d'hiver = ski resort)

Rest (German)

rest (Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish)
reste (French)
reshta (решта) (Ukrainian)
reszta (Polish)
resto (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese)

rest remainder (cf. "The rest is silence"); in Polish also "change" (returned from a purchase) Pause (German)

vila (Swedish)
wypoczynek (Polish)
rust (Dutch)
descanso (Spanish, Portuguese)
riposo (Italian)

rest (Estonian)
rest crate, grid puhkus
restar (Spanish) (to) rest to subtract, deduct descansar, reposar
rester (French)

restare (Italian)

(to) rest to stay; to remain riposare (Italian)
resumen (Spanish)

résumé (French)
resumo (Portuguese) Rest may refer to: rest (fitness), a period of relative inactivity to allow recovery and growth. ...

resume (to continue) summary reanudar (Spanish)

retomar (Portuguese)

Retard (German) retard sustained release pill geistig Behinderter, Spasti (slang), Mongo (slang)
Retard (French) retard delay attardé
revolver (Spanish) revolver to mix revólver, pistola con tambor
rij (Dutch) ray (phonetic false friend) queue (noun) straal
rijp (Dutch) rape (phonetic false friend) mature, ready (for something), hoar frost verkrachten (verb), verkrachting (noun)
riporto (Italian) report hair combed over a bald spot rapporto (n.)
riski (Finnish) risky (of persons) strong
rok (Afrikaans) rock dress (clothing) rots, klip
rok (Dutch)

Rock (German) Mental retardation (also called mental handicap[1] and, as defined by the UK Mental Health Act 1983, mental impairment and severe mental impairment[2]) is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills (milestones) during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual... Sustained-release (SR), extended-release (ER, XR, or XL), time-release or timed-release, controlled-release (CR), or continuous-release (CR or Contin) pills are tablets or capsules formulated to dissolve slowly and release a drug over time. ... Mental retardation (also called mental handicap[1] and, as defined by the UK Mental Health Act 1983, mental impairment and severe mental impairment[2]) is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills (milestones) during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

rock skirt (clothing) rots (Dutch)

Fels, Stein (German)

rok (Polish) rock year skała
roman (Dutch, French, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Swedish)

roman (German)
romaani (Finnish)
Roman (роман) (Russian) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

Roman novel romersk, romer/romerinne (male/female Roman) (Norwegian)

roomalainen (Finnish)
Romeins (Roman empire), Romaans (Roman languages or architecture) (Dutch)
Römer (person), römisch (adjective) (German)

romans (романс) (Russian) romance romantic song Roman
romanzo (Italian) romance novel storia d'amore
romi (ρώμη) (Greek) Rome robustness Romi (Ρώμη)
romp (Afrikaans) romp skirt (clothing) baljaar, jakker
room (Afrikaans, Dutch) room cream kamer
rot (Afrikaans) rot rat vrot (noun and verb), ontbind (verb)
rot (Catalan) rot burping podrir (verb)
rún (Irish)

rùn (Scottish Gaelic) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia, and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

run, rune secret, beloved ruith (to run), rann (rune) (Scottish Gaelic)

// Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

S

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
sad (Polish) sad orchard smutny
sad (сад) (Russian) sad garden grstnyj (грустный)
sad (Croatian) sad now tužan
saikou (最高) (Japanese) psycho the best
sake (酒)(Japanese) sake Japanese rice wine, alcohol tame
sale (Estonian) sale slender müük
Sale (Finnish) sale nickname for Sauli alennusmyynti, ale
sale (French) sale dirty vente
sale (Italian) sale salt vendita
sale (Spanish) sale goes out venta
sale (Polish) sale rooms sprzedaż
salivit (Latin) salivate he/she/it jumped
salon (French, Polish) salon living room salon (French, Polish)
salto (σάλτο) (Greek) salt leap (noun) alati (αλάτι)
salvaje (Spanish) salvage savage, wild recuperar, salvar (v.)
salve (Latin) salve hello linimentum
same (Polish) same (they (non-virile)): alone, themselves taki sam
sang (French) sang blood chantait
sanoma (Finnish) son of a... (phonetic false friend) message ...n penikka
sanità (Italian) sanity health salute mentale, sanità mentale
santa Santa (Santa Claus) sand joulupukki
santa (leda) (Croatian) Santa (Santa Claus) iceberg Djed Mraz
scannare (Italian) scan to skin scandire, scannerizzare / esaminare attentamente (as in examine minutely)
scarpa (Italian) scarf shoe sciarpa
schema (σχήμα) (Greek) scheme shape; format; figure schedio (σχέδιο)
schinken (German) chicken ham Huhn
scolaro (Italian) scholar schoolboy studioso, persona colta
scope (Italian) scope brooms scopo, obiettivo (aim); gamma, raggio, estensione (range)
sechs (German)

sex (Swedish)
seks (Norwegian)
sex (Interlingua, Latin)
sexto (Portuguese, Spanish) See Also: Antisocial Personality Disorder Theoretically, psychopathy is a three-faceted disorder involving interpersonal, affective and behavioral characteristics. ... Sake barrels at Itsukushima Shrine. ... A contract of sale is a legal act that involves an exchange of goods, services or property to be exchanged from seller (or vendor) to buyer (or purchaser) for an agreed upon value in money (or money equivalent) paid or the promise to pay same. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... A typical depiction of Santa Claus. ... Joulupukki is the Finnish name for Santa Claus. ... A typical depiction of Santa Claus. ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ...

sex six;
sixth (Portuguese, Spanish)
sex (Swedish, Norwegian)

Sex, Geschlecht (German)
sexus (Latin)
sexo (Interlingua, Portuguese, Spanish) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... This article is about the auxiliary language created by the International Auxiliary Language Association. ...

secte (French)

Sekte (German)
secta (Spanish)
sekta (Serbian) Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

sect cult, sect
sed (Spanish) said (phonetic false friend) thirst dijó (third-person past tense)
see (Estonian) (to) see this, that nägema
See (German) see See (m.): lake; See (f): sea sehen (v.)
sei (Finnish) say black cod sanoa
Seide (German) side silk Seite
Seite (German) site page Ort, Stelle
-seksi, as a suffix (Finnish) sexy The suffix -nen in translative, e.g. Räikkönen -> Räikköseksi seksikäs
Sekt (German) sect champagne, sparkling wine Sekte
semester (Swedish) semester vacation termin
Sensation (German) sensation blowoff, scorcher Gefühl
sensibel (German)

sensibile (Italian)
sensible (French, Spanish)
sensível (Portuguese) This article is about religious groups. ... This article does not discuss cult in its original meaning. ... This article is about religious groups. ... Phonetic (pho-NET-ic) is a nationwide voicemail-to-text messaging service available for most digital mobile phones in which a subscriber is provided a custom voice mailbox for the purpose of receiving all incoming voice messages as actual transcribed text for reading via short messaging (also known as SMS... Binomial name Hutton, 1875 The black cod or smallscaled cod, Notothenia microlepidota, is a marine cod icefish in the genus Notothenia with distribution ranging from southern New Zealand to sub-Antarctic seas, although they have also been fished off the Great Australian Bight, Chile, and round the Falkland Islands, on... This declension (case) indicates a change in state of a noun, with the general sense of becoming X or change to X. In the Finnish language, this is the counterpart of the Essive case, with the basic meaning of a change of state. ... Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (pronounced ) (born October 17, 1979 in Espoo, Finland) is a race car driver, currently driving for Scuderia Ferrari. ... Champagne is often consumed as part of a celebration Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of wine to effect carbonation. ... For other uses, see Wine (disambiguation). ...

sensible sensitive vernünftig (German)

sensato, razonable (Spanish)
sensato, razoável (Portuguese)

sentence (French)

sentença (Portuguese)

sentence (Gramm.) 1. verdict (also Fr. "verdict") 2. precept, maxim (also Fr. précepte, maxime) phrase (French); frase (Portuguese)
sentimiento (Spanish) sentiment feeling (physical)
shé (舌) (Mandarin) she tongue tā (There are both masculine and feminine written forms, and both are pronounced "tā".)
shopping (Portuguese) shopping mall fazer compras
side (Finnish) side [said] bandage, bond, tie, blindfold puoli
Sie (German) see you (formal), she, they sehen (v.)
siin (spoken Finnish)

siin (Estonian) This article is on all of the Northern Chinese dialects. ... For other uses, see Tongue (disambiguation). ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ...

seen here; in Estonian also there and computer bus (Finnish): nähnyt (subject), nähty (object); Estonian: näinud (subject), nähtud (object)
silli (Finnish) silly herring typerä
Sinn (German) sin sense, mind, meaning, acceptance, aesthesia, signification, tenor, appreciation Sünde
sin (Irish, Scottish Gaelic) sin that (referring to something closer in proximity) cionta, peacadh (Scottish Gaelic)
sin (Serbian, Croatian)

syn (сын) (Russian) PCI Express bus card slots (from top to bottom: x4, x16, x1 and x16), compared to a traditional 32-bit PCI bus card slot (bottom) In computer architecture, a bus is a subsystem that transfers data or power between computer components inside a computer or between computers, and a bus... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

sin son grekh (грех) (Russian)

grijeh (Croatian)

sin (Spanish) sin without pecado
sin (Swedish, Norwegian) sin "one's own", genitive reflexive pronoun synd (both languages)
sin (spoken Finnish) sin short for sinne, "into there" synti
sin; 신; 神 (Korean) sin god jwe; 죄
since (Lojban) since snake ba lo nu (after), ki'u lo nu (because)
sissi (Finnish) sissy long-range reconnaissance commando; see Sissi (Finnish guerrilla) raukkis
sit (spoken Finnish) sit then istua
sky (Norwegian) sky cloud himmel
slang (Afrikaans, Dutch) slang snake straattaal, slang (Dutch)
slang (Dutch, Swedish),

slange (Norwegian) “Oneself” redirects here. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... Lojban (IPA ) is a constructed human language based on predicate logic. ... Sissi is a Finnish term for light infantry which conducts guerrilla warfare operations behind enemy lines. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

slang hose (in Norwegian it also means snake) slang(språk), slang(ord) (Swedish)
sled (след) (Russian) sled footprint, trail sani (сани)
Slip (German)

slip (Italian)

slip (clothing) knickers, panties (It's a pseudo-anglicism.) Unterrock, Unterkleid (German)

sottoveste (clothing) (Italian) This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

slips (Swedish) slip (clothing) tie (men's clothing) underkjol
slot (Danish, Dutch)

slott (Swedish)
slott (Norwegian)

slot castle springa, myntinkast (Swedish)
slot (Dutch) slot lock gleuf, sleuf
slut (Swedish)

slutt (Norwegian)

slut end, finish slampa (Swedish)

slut (Norwegian)

slut (Romanian) slut ugly târfă, femeie şleampătă,
smal ((Dutch))

schmal (German)
smal (Norwegian)

small narrow klein (Dutch, German)

liten (Norwegian)

Smoking (German)

smoking (Dutch, Portuguese, French, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish)
esmoquín, smoking (Spanish)
σμόκιν(smokin) (Greek)

smoking dinner jacket (Br.), tuxedo (U.S.); but not smoking jacket (another case of pseudo-anglicism) rauchen, räuchern (German)

fumando (Spanish, Italian)
en fumant (French)
palenie (Polish)
rökning (Swedish)
roken (Dutch)
κάπνισμα (Greek)
The cigarette is the most common method of smoking tobacco. ... Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and U.S. President Ronald Reagan wearing black tie with wives in Quebec, Canada, March 18, 1985. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Soda (Czech)
soda sparkling water limonáda
Sodomie (German)

sodomi (Norwegian)

sodomy bestiality Analverkehr (German)
soet (Afrikaans)

søt (Norwegian) François Elluin, Sodomites provoking the wrath of God, from Le pot pourri de Loth (1781). ... Look up Bestiality in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

soot sweet roet (Afrikaans)

sot (Norwegian)

сок (sok) (Bulgarian)

sok (Polish)
sok (сок) (Russian)

sock juice чорап (Bulgarian)

skarpetka (Polish)
nosok (носок) (Russian)

sulsa; 설사 (Korean) salsa diarrhea
son (Afrikaans) son sun seun
son (Spanish) son (they) are; song hijo
son (French) son sound; bran; his/her (masculine thing possessed) fils
son (сон) (Russian) son sleep syn (сын)
sopa (Spanish) soap soup jabón
sopa (Mexican Spanish) soup sopa seca ("dry soup"), a rice or pasta dish served as a side dish or first course; soup (less common) caldo, sopa aguada ("wet soup")
soportar (Spanish),
supporter (French)
support can stand, deal with ayudar (Spanish), soutenir (French)
sou (そう) (Japanese) so in that way sou
soy (Spanish) soya soybean (I) am soya, soja
spiti (σπίτι) (Greek) spit home ftino (φτύνω - to spit); ftima (φτίμα - spit (noun)); souvla (σούβλα - for roasting)
spy (Swedish) spy vomit, throw up spionera
square (French) square public open space in towns carré
stage (French) stage internship étage, scène
star (Dutch)

starr (German) Diarrhea, also spelled diarrhoea (see spelling differences), is a condition in which the sufferer has frequent watery, loose bowel movements (from the Greek word διάρροια; literally meaning through-flowing). Acute infectious diarrhea is a common cause of death in developing countries (particularly among infants), accounting for 5 to 8 million deaths... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Binomial name (L.) Merr. ... Souvla (Greek: σούβλα), also called sougla (Greek: σούγλα) is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus. ...

star rigid ster (Dutch)

Stern (German)

Star (German) star starling Stern
stare (Italian) stare to stay, to be sguardo fisso (noun), osservare (verb)
stare (Polish) stare old (girls or things) spojrzenie
stark (German, Swedish) stark strong bar, naken (Swedish)

nackt (German)

stanza (Italian) stanza room strofa
stem (Afrikaans, Dutch) stem voice stam, steel

stingel (Afrikaans)/stengel (Dutch) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

step (Chumash) step flea
stor (Swedish, Norwegian) store big, large affär, butik (Swedish)

forretning, butikk (Norwegian) Rafael, a Chumash in the 1800s Pre-contact distribution of the Chumash The Chumash are a Native American tribe who historically inhabit mainly the southern coastal regions of California, in the vicinity of what is now Santa Barbara and Ventura, extending as far south as Malibu. ...

stout (Dutch) stout naughty stout
stol (Swedish, Norwegian)

Stuhl (German)

stool chair pall (Swedish)

Hocker (German)

strafen (German)

straffa (Swedish)

strafe punish beschießen (German)
sum (Latin) sum I am summa
sumāto (スマート) (Japanese) smart thin, slim, having a nice figure atama ga ii (頭がいい)
sun (spoken Finnish) sun /san/ your aurinko
superbo (Italian)

superbus (Latin) Addition is one of the basic operations of arithmetic. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ...

superb proud, haughty, arrogant, overbearing ottimo, maestoso, stupendo, splendido (but also superbo--it's a partial false friend)
supplier (French) to supply to beg, to beseech fournir; être fournisseur de
surgeon (French) surgeon basal shoot, sucker chirurgien
sveti, sweti
(several Slavic languages, e.g.:)

święty (Polish)
sveti (свети) (Bulgarian)  Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language  Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language  Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup...

sweaty Saint spocony (Polish)
потен/-на/-но (Bulgarian)
svamp (Swedish swamp mushroom, fungus träsk (Swedish)
svimma (Swedish swim failt simma (Swedish)
simpatic (Romanian)

simpatico (Italian)
simpático (Spanish, Portuguese)
sympathique (French)
sympathiek (Dutch)
sympathisch (German)
sympatyczny (Polish)
sympatisk (Swedish, Norwegian)
simpatičan (Croatian, Serbian)
simpatia (Esperanto)
simpatic (Romansh) Perspiration (also called sweating or sometimes transpiration) is the production and evaporation of a fluid, consisting primarily of water as well as a smaller amount of sodium chloride (the main constituent of table salt), that is excreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals. ... For other uses, see Saint (disambiguation). ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... This article is about the language. ... Romansh (also spelled Rumantsch, Romansch or Romanche) is one of the four national languages of Switzerland, along with German, Italian and French. ...

sympathetic likeable, friendly medfølende (Norwegian)

compasivo, comprensivo (Spanish)
mitfühlend (German)
współczujący (Polish)
sympatisk (Swedish - half false friend)
meelevend, meevoelend (Dutch)
suosjećajan (Croatian)
kunsentema (Esperanto)
cumpassiuneivel (Romansh) This article is about the language. ... Romansh (also spelled Rumantsch, Romansch or Romanche) is one of the four national languages of Switzerland, along with German, Italian and French. ...

T

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
tablette (French) tablet (rectanglar) block of a solid material, such as chocolate; specifically means lozange (phamaceutical preparation) comprimé
Tag (German)

tag (Swedish)

tag German: day

Swedish: take!
Look up tag in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Etikett (label), Markierung (mark), Fangen (the game) (German)

lapp, kull/tafatt (the game) (Swedish)

tame (為) (Japanese) tame sake 飼いならす (kainarasu)
tikki, täkki, takki, tukki (Finnish) tick [tik], tack [täk], tuck [tak] stitch, quilt, jacket, log, respectively tick: punkki (the Ixodidae or Argasidae insect); tack: nupi; tuck: pienennysleikkaus (in plastic surgery)
taimi (Finnish) time /taim/ sapling aika
talon (Finnish) talon of the house raatelukynsi
talon (Polish) talon coupon, voucher pazur, szpon
talli (Finnish) tally (n.) garage, stable luku (n.)
tanner (Finnish) tanner ground (cf. the cognate tundra) nahkuri
tar (Swedish, Norwegian) tar takes tjära, beck (Swedish),

tjære (Norwegian) TAME (Línea Aérea del Ecuador) is an airline based in Quito, Ecuador. ... A male Ixodes ricinus tick (smaller) copulating with a female tick (larger) Ixodid or hard ticks are ticks of the family Ixodae. ... Argasid or cuddly ticks are ticks of the family Argasidamiousomousoan. ... For other uses, see Tundra (disambiguation). ...

tasto (Italian),

Taste (German)

taste key (on a keyboard) gusto (Italian),
Geschmack (German)
tarra (Finnish) tar sticker terva
táxi (τάξη) (Greek) taxi class (grade), classroom taxí (ταξί)
tekniikka (Finnish) technique ([tek'niik]) usually "technology" as a discipline (työ)tekniikka, tekotapa
teippi (Finnish) tape adhesive tape nauha
teli (Finnish) telly /teli/ floe, bogie telkkari
tempo (Portuguese) tempo (flow) weather, time rapidez, fluidez
tempto (Latin) to tempt to try, to attempt
ten (天) (Japanese) ten sky, Buddhist heaven 十 (juu/too)
ten (Spanish) ten take! (imperative tense) diez
ten (Polish) ten this dziesięć
tie, tai (Finnish) tie [tai] tie "road", tai "or" sitoa, solmia (verb); solmio (cravat)
Tier (German) tier animal Schicht
tiili (Finnish) teal /tiil/ brick tavi (bird)

to (Polish)
to (Serbian) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Modern neckties, shown here tied as if they were on a person, may be found in a plethora of colours and designs. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

to (in writing) this, that do (Polish)
toboggan (French) toboggan chute, slide traîneau
toilette (French) toilet personal hygene cabinet
tóin (Irish), tòin (Scots Gaelic) ton, tonne (a measure of weight) arse (UK), ass (US) tonna (Irish), tunna (Scots Gaelic)
toll (Scots Gaelic) toll hole, cavity; (to) drill, (to) bore càin, cìs
toll (German) toll great, cool (colloquial), crazy, mentally disturbed, simple(-minded) Abgabe
topikos (τοπικός) (Greek) topical local epikairos (επίκαιρος)
tort (Polish) tort birthday cake, layer cake, wedding cake delikt
trapp (Norwegian) trap stairway felle
travel (Norwegian) travel busy reise
trampa (Spanish) tramp trick/trap vagabunda/o, zorra
traslado (Spanish, Portuguese) translate, translation, etc. (noun) transfer, move, relocation, transportation between two relatively nearby points verb: traducir (Sp.), traduzir (Pt.)
noun: traducción (Sp.), tradução (Pt.)
traversa (τραβέρσα) (Greek) traverse crossbar perasma (πέρασμα - (noun))
travesti (τραβεστί) (Greek) travesty transvestite diakomodisi (διακωμώδηση)
tre (Italian)

tre (Swedish) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Arse is an English term referring to the buttocks, first recorded circa 1400 (in arce-hoole) and is commonly used in English speaking countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, parts of Canada and former parts of the British Empire. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Not to be confused with torte, an iced cake. ... A trap is a device or tactic intended to harm, capture, detect, or inconvenience an intruder. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Tramp (disambiguation). ...

tree three albero

träd

tri (Welsh)

tri (три) (Russian) Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...

tree three colfen

derevo (дерево)

triviale (Italian) trivial vulgar, offensive, coarse banale, ovvio
trombone (French) trombone trombone, or paperclip
trépasser (French) trespass to die dépasser
truc (French) truck stuff camion
truculent (French) truculent colorful, energetic féroce, cruel
trukki (Finnish) truck fork-lift truck rekka, rekka-auto
true (Norwegian) true threaten, menace sann, ekte, rett
tu (Polish)

tu (Serbian) The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. ... Small metal paperclip Another example of a paperclip. ... When someone sincerely agrees with an assertion, they might claim that it is the truth. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

to (in pronunciation) there
tu (French, Scots Gaelic, Italian, Portuguese)

tú (Irish, Spanish)
thu (Scots Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

to, two you (singular, familiar) deux (French),

dos (Spanish),
due (Italian)
dois (m), duas (f) Portuguese
dá (Irish),
dhà, dà (Scots Gaelic) // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

tuin (Afrikaans, Dutch) town garden dorp
toi (spoken Finnish; "tuo" in standard language) toy [toi] that leikkikalu, lelu
t'oi (台) (Hakka) toy tower

Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region and the cities in the Central Finnish dialectal area, such as Jyväskylä, Lahti, Hyvinkää, and Hämeenlinna. ... A teddy bear A toy is an object used in play. ... Hakka is one language in the family of languages known as Chinese. ... A teddy bear A toy is an object used in play. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

U

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
último (Spanish, Portuguese) ultimate final, last, previous máximo, absoluto
Unterarm (German) underarm forearm Achsel
Unterstand (German) (to) understand shelter; dugout; bunker verstehen

For the bowling style in cricket, see underarm bowling. ... // The Human Forearm The forearm is the structure on the upper limb, between the elbow and the wrist. ... Look up understanding in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... House at Cúcuta, Colombia A house is a building typically lived in by one or more people. ... Bunkers in Albania A bunker is a defensive military fortification. ...

V

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
vagina (Latin) vagina sheath, scabbard
van (Afrikaans) van surname afleweringsvoertuig, paneelwa
van (Dutch) van of (cf. University of Harvard) busje, bestelwagen
van (Spanish) van they go furgoneta, camión (colloq.)
van (Hungarian) van is furgon
van (Croatian, Serbian) van out, outside kamionet, kombi
vann (Estonian) van bathtub furgoon
vann (Norwegian) van water van, varebil
vazo (βάζω) (Greek) vase to put; to set βάζο
VD (verkställande direktör) (Swedish) VD (venereal disease) CEO (chief executive officer) sexuellt överförbar sjukdom (Swedish)
ventilateur (French), Ventilator (German) (medical) ventilator fan insufflateur (French), Beatmungsgerät (German)
veri (Finnish), (Estonian) very blood hyvin (Finnish), väga (Estonian)
versatile (French) versatile capricious polyvalent, complet
vet (Dutch, Afrikaans) vet(erinarian) fat dierenarts (Dutch), veearts (Afrikaans)
veteran (Swedish) veteran (war veteran) experienced sportsperson, age class participant krigsveteran
vi (Serbian)

вы (vy) (Russian) Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

we (in reading) you мы (my) (Russian)
via (Latin) via road, street, way per
via (βία) (Greek) via force, violence meso (μέσω)
viin (Estonian) wine vodka (genitive: viina),(I'm)takeing, Vienna (gen.: Viini) vein
viina (Finnish) any distilled beverage, incl. liqueurs and vodka; viini
vila (Croatian, Serbian) villa fairy vila (with a different accent)
villa (Estonian) villa may also be wool in a genitive case, otherwise villa as it is in English
villa (Finnish) villa wool huvila
villa (Swedish) villa detached house, (villa) romersk villa (Roman villa), (lyx)villa (modern villa) (Swedish)
vink (Swedish, Norwegian)

vinkki (Finnish) For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Vodka bottling machine, Shatskaya Vodka Shatsk, Russia Vodka (Polish: wódka, Russian: водка) is one of the worlds most popular distilled beverages. ... The genitive case is a grammatical case that indicates a relationship, primarily one of possession, between the noun in the genitive case and another noun. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... A distilled beverage is a consumable liquid containing ethyl alcohol (ethanol) purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain. ... Bottles of strawberry liqueur A liqueur is a sweet alcoholic beverage, often flavoured with fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, seeds, roots, plants, barks, and sometimes cream. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ...

wink hint, wave (salutation) blink (noun), blinka (verb) (Swedish),

blunk (noun), blunke (verb) (Norwegian), vilkkua (Finnish)

vink (Dutch, Afrikaans) wink finch (bird) knipogen (verb, Dutch), knipoog (noun, Dutch; noun and verb Afrikaans)
volta (βόλτα) (Greek) Volta, volt stroll, ride volt (βολτ)
vrist (Swedish) wrist ankle handled

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... For other meanings, see Finch (disambiguation). ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... The Adome bridge crosses the Volta river south of the Akosombo Dam Volta is a river in central and western Africa that drains into the Gulf of Guinea. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the palm. ... For a review of anatomical terms, see Anatomical position and Anatomical terms of location. ...

W

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
wanken (German) (to) wank to sway; to succumb; to stagger (esp. drunkenly) wichsen
wanna (Polish)

Wanne (German) Woman masturbating, 1913 drawing by Gustav Klimt. ...

contraction of "want to" bath (tub) chcieć (Polish)
will (German)
war (German) war was Krieg
was (Afrikaans) was laundry; to wash was
was (Dutch) was laundry was
was (German) was what war
was Polish was Genitive of wy (you in plural) m był; f była; n było
Webseite (German) web site web page Internet-Auftritt, Internet-Präsenz (actually Website, Web-Seite and Homepage are usually used synonym in German)
weil (German) while because während
weinen (German) (to) whine to cry jammern
wer (German) where who wo
Welt (German) welt world Striemen
wet (Afrikaans, Dutch) wet law nat
Wette (German) wet bet naß
weit (German) white wide weiß
will (German)

vill (Swedish)
vil (Norwegian)
wil (Dutch) For other uses, see War (disambiguation). ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... The genitive case is a grammatical case that indicates a relationship, primarily one of possession, between the noun in the genitive case and another noun. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

will (law), will (vb.) I/he/she/it wants,

want, wants (Swedish) In the common law, a will or testament is a document by which a person (the testator) regulates the rights of others over his property or family after death. ...

German: Testament (last will and testament); Wille (having the will to do sth.); ich werde, du wirst, er wird, wir werden, ihr werdet, sie werden (auxiliary of the future tense).
;

Swedish: ett testamente (last will and testament); ska(ll) (auxiliary of the future tense).
Norwegian: testamente (last will and testament); skal (auxiliary of the future tense).
Dutch: testament (last will and testament); wil, wilskracht (having the will to do sth.); zal, zullen (auxiliary of the future tense).

wimper (Afrikaans, Dutch)
Wimper (German)
wimper eyelash German: wimmern (person), winseln (dog)
winkel (Afrikaans, Dutch) winkle shop
Winkel (German) winkle angle die Strandschnecke
winken (German) wink to wave zwinkern
wo (German) who, woe where wer; Sorge
wǒmen (Mandarin) women we, us nǚrénmen
worst (Dutch)

Wurst (German) Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Wiktionary:Swadesh lists for Afrikaans and Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Winkle is the usual name in Britain for the common periwinkle, a mollusc often eaten in England. ... Winkle is the usual name in Britain for the common periwinkle, a mollusc often eaten in England. ... This article is on all of the Northern Chinese dialects. ...

worst sausage slechtste, ergst

schlecht(e)ste, schlimmste (German)

X

Y

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
yeia (γεια); yia (για) (Greek) yah (= yes) (followed by with "σου" or "σας") hello/goodbye; for nai (ναι)
yelo (γελώ) (Greek) to yellow to deceive; to let down; to laugh at kitrinos (κίτρινος)
yo (Spanish) yo I que tal
yǒu (Mandarin) you to have

This article is on all of the Northern Chinese dialects. ...

Z

Non-English word Which resembles English But actually means For an equivalent of the English word use
zesti (ζέστη) (Greek) zesty warm (feminine)

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