LANGUAGE FUN


ARABIC

Hoodry-Boodry(who dree-boo dree)=a slop job type of guy
shalaboore(shah la boo re)=open toed sandals or slippers
“Yalla! Yalla!” = “Let’s go! Get to work!”

AUSTRALIAN

tucker=food

BRITISH

bangers=sausages

CHINESE

xie xie(shay shay)=thank you
ni hai(knee how)=hello
songshu=squirrel in Mandarin

FRENCH

je suis(zhe souwee)=I am
je ne sais pas(zhe ne say pa)=I don’t know
merde(maird)=slang word for s–t; it actually means good luck/break a leg

GERMAN

hier da mit(hair da mit)=give it here
hast ein fahren lassen(h ah st eyen fah wren lah sen)=did you let one drive off?(did you fart?)
blindgenger(blint gang er)=a fart that couldn’t find its way out.
schlafen(sh la fen)=sleep
bist verruckt(beast fair ewe kt)=you’re crazy

GREEK

ela do(ella though)=come here
pame(pa may)=let’s go
irene(ee ree knee)=peace
filaki(fee la key)=kiss
yassou(ya sou)=hello or good bye
efharistos(f ha rees toss)=thank you
faghto(fa ghe toe)=food
kokino(ko key no)=red

HAWAIIN

wahina(wah he nah)=girls
okole(oh co lee)=buttocks

HINDI
sanjeev()=present,gift
thappira()=slap
shimla()=greetings
Tat tvam asi()=You are it

HUNGARIAN

disno(dees no)=pig

ISRAELI(hebrew)

bavakasha(bah vah ka shah)=you’re welcome
besedah(beh said ah)=okay
l’shanah tovah(la shah nah toe vah)=happy new year
todah arbah(toe da arr ba)=thank you much
sabra=Israeli-born young people
manyanim(mahn ya neem)=washappenin?
Hag Somayach(hog so may ach)=happy feast day/happy holiday/happy birthday
nosh=man

ITALIAN

amici(ah meech ee)=friends
te volio bene(te voleeo bay ne)=I like you
where(ware ay)=dove
acqua(ahk wa)=water
acqua minerale(ahk wa mean air ah lay)=mineral water
affamato(ah fa ma toe)=hungry
allegro()=happy
allegria()=happiness
allegramente(ah leg rah men tay)=happily
garage()=garage
birra(beer ah)=beer
bocca(bow kah)=mouth
lavoro(la vo row)=work
sorpresa(soar press ah)=surprise
vino()=wine
asino(ah seen o)=donkey
dieci(dee chi)=ten
porco(pork o)=pig
cane(kahn eh)=dog
amare(a ma reh)=to love
amore(a moe ray)=love
vomo()=man
casa()=home
impermeabile(eem pair me ah bee lay)=raincoat
inverno(een vair no)=winter
figlio(fee glee oh)=son
figli(fee glee)=children
bacio(bah chi oh)=kiss
bagno(bog no)=bath
cibo(chi bo)=food
invitare(in vee ta ray)=to invite
finestra(fee nest rah)=window
entrata(n trah tah)=entrance
faccia(fa chi ah)=face
azzuro(ah zoo roo)=blue
biondo(bee ohn doe)=blond
bruno(brew no)=brunette
bamboccionis(balm bo chi o nees)=big babies; in reference to men
who live at home.

JAPANESE

arigatou(ah ree ga toe)=thank you
Konichiwa(co knee chi wah)=how are you?
mizu(me zoo)=water
ebi(eb ee)=shrimp

KOREAN

tupshida(toup she da)=cheers
saranye(sah rah nyay)=I love you

LADAKHI

julley(julie)=hello, good-bye, please, thank you

LATIN

carpe diem(car peh dee m)=seize the day
O quam bonum et quam iucundum(eye you kuhn doom) habitare(ha bee tar ay) fratres in
unum!=O how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell in unison!
casa(kah sah)=house
puella(poo l ah)=girl
puer(poo air)=boy
a posse ad esse = from possible to actual
effluvium sanctum = holy sh-t

NEW ZEALAND

knackered=exhausted

PALESTINIAN

Ma salama=good-bye

RUSSIAN

boodstarova(boot stah rove ah)=Buhda bless you

SANSKRIT

Aham(a ha m)=I am
satya(sah tiya)=truth
samskara(sams kahra)=an event, a happening
yui(you we)=to yoke, to link
Tat tvam asi(tot tvahm ah see)=You are it

SLOVENIAN

lahko noc(la h ko notch)=good night
hvala lepa(h vala lape ah)=thank you nicely
zaba rit ma(zha ba reet ma)=the frog has an ass
pijan(m)pijana(f)pijani(pl)(pee on/pee on a/pee on yee)=drunk
a Tebe luna trka(ah tay be luna tr ka)=is the moon knocking you?(are you out of your mind?)
vse clovesko je m nenavitoalo(v say ch low vesh ko ye mah low ne na vee toe) = all humanity is a little unwound
vecerja(veh chair ya)=supper
pojdi Se osolit(poy dee say o soul eat)=go salt yourself, i.e. an insult that means go preserve yourself till I have some time for you.
dobro(doe bro)=good
hisa(he shah)=house
podarjenemu konju ne gledamo v zobe(po dar yay nay moo  koin you nay glay da moo vuh zo be)=look not a gift horse in the mouth
norci(nor tsee)=crazy people
pijek(pie eck)=spider
rezanci(re zan see)=noodles
gremo vrakom zvizgati(gre mo vrah comb zhvizh got e)=let’s go to hell’s gate and whistle at the devils.
maslo(ma slow)=butter
pipika(pee pee ka)=chicken
stopi v jamo(stow pee vah yah mow)= step in a hole(epithet)

SOMALIAN

gajoo(ga jew)=hunger

SPANISH

Mira! Mira!=Look!Look!
manzana()=apple
tocino(toe keen o)=bacon
acqua(ahg wa)=water
vino()=wine
sopa()=soup
cerveza(ch air veh tsa)=beer
pronto()=right away
cuidado(kwee da doe)=look out
muchas gratias(moo ch ahs gra see ahs)=thank you very much
no se(no say)=I don’t know
tengo hambre(ten go ahm bray)=I am hungry
tengo sed(ten go said)=I am thirsty
hombre(ohm bray)=man
pollo()=chicken
cerveza(chair vay tsa)=beer
banana(bah n ah n ah)=banana
el servicio( l sir vee tsee o)=men’s room
El cuarto de damas( l quarto deh da mahs)=ladies’ room
salida(sah lee da)=exit
leche(lay cheh)=milk
maranja(ma rah n ya)=orange
jugo(jew go)=juice

SRI LANKAN

aayubowan(ah ah u bow on)=wish you a healthy long life
badagini(bah da g knee)=hungry
isthuti(ees thoo tee)=thank you
amma(ah ma)=mother
thatha(thah thah)=father

URDU(Pakistan)

lanaat(la na aht)=curse
naat(na aht)=hymn

VIETNAMESE

kam an(come on)=you’re welcome

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