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August 24, 2016 5:41 am  #81


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Germany is called "Nicetchina" in Ukraine
Hungary is also called "Ugorshchina" in Ukraine

Last edited by Igogo (August 24, 2016 5:41 am)

 

September 8, 2016 1:30 pm  #82


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Yes, I guess Germany is probably the most altered name over different languages..


scr09 wrote:

It is definitely interesting how my country is spoken in other languages! Here are some families, how Germany is spoken in other languages:

The "Deutsch" family: Deutschland (DE), Duitsland (NL), Tyskland (DK,NO,SE), Doitsu (JP)
The "Germania"family: Germany (UK, US), Германия (RU) - Germania (RO, IT, GR)
The ''Alleman'' family: Allemagne (FR),  Alemania (ES), Alemanha (PT), Almanya (TR)
The "Nemec" family: Niemcy (PL), Nemecko (CZ,SK) and others in Eastern Europe
The "Saxon" family: Saksa (FI), Saksamaa (EE)

List may not be complete.... http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/grin.png

 

 

 

November 14, 2016 2:55 pm  #83


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Ananas = pineapple....

 

November 15, 2016 12:56 am  #84


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Lorelei wrote:

Ananas = pineapple....

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Smart males know why we consume pineapple.
 

Last edited by Mark K (November 15, 2016 12:56 am)

 

November 25, 2016 11:29 am  #85


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Lorelei wrote:

Ananas = pineapple....

Ananas = pineapple = nanas (Indonesia)

By the way, that's not a country name madam ;-)


" Let us not waste our health to look for treasure and then squandered our treasure to seek health "
V for Value
 

February 28, 2017 1:45 pm  #86


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

turkey's ümit

 

April 12, 2017 11:09 pm  #87


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Ananas = pineapple in Tunisia

 

May 16, 2017 6:24 pm  #88


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In the Slovak Language the  country is called Slovensko and in english its Slovakia

 

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