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Discussion in 'Multilingual Glossaries' started by Waterdash, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. Waterdash Senior Member

    English (US)
    Hey, I thought that since this is a language forum, why don't I just start a language glossary of other languages? So, basically, I have 70 languages on the list and two useful phrases. I'll add on and subtract from the list if necessary. Just fill out what you can! Also, if you have any suggestions as to what languages, or phrases, I should I add or remove, please say so in this thread.
     

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  2. sakvaka

    sakvaka Moderoitsija Staff Member

    I added the Finnish column.

    In my opinion the last sentence should read "What languages do you speak?". This is already corrected in my XLS.
     
  3. Waterdash Senior Member

    English (US)
    Thanks sakvaka. :)

    I'll post a master copy when a few others have posted.
     
  4. apmoy70 Senior Member

    Greek
    I added the languages in Greek.
     
  5. Interfector Junior Member

    I added Czech.
     

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  6. Cosol Junior Member

    Latina
    Italiano - Italia
    I added Italian.
     

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  7. rusita preciosa

    rusita preciosa Modus forendi Staff Member

    USA (Φιλαδέλφεια)
    Russian (Moscow)
    I added Russian + made a couple of minor changes in the table
     
  8. sakvaka

    sakvaka Moderoitsija Staff Member

    I made the same changes to the Finnish column.
     
  9. swift

    swift Senior Member

    Spanish – Costa Rica (Valle Central)
    Hello guys,

    I just added the Spanish column. :)

    Cheers,


    swift
     
  10. Kate_1221 New Member

    Dutch
    I added Dutch.
     

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  11. Nicuzza22 Senior Member

    Italian
    Hi! I corrected something in italian column!
     

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  12. tamah Senior Member

    Tel aviv, Haifa
    Fluent Hebrew, Avg. Hindi & Marathi, Good English, Horrid Russian
    here is Hindi and Hebrew too
    :)
     

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  13. hollabooiers Junior Member

    Estonia
    Estonian
    Added Estonian. If someone knows a bit more than me about Excel and could make what I wrote in the notes look better, that would be awesome. :D

    Edit: I don't know why the file size suddenly went from 50 to 103 KB. o.o
     

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  14. Favara Senior Member

    Catalan - Southern Val.
    Added Catalan.
     

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  15. Alxmrphi Senior Member

    Reykjavík, Ísland
    UK English
    Added Icelandic (couldn't find 7 languages though).

    * Also fixed freeze-panes so you can scroll down and still see which language is being referred to.
    * Edited comments into comment box (with little red triangle in the corner) that you mouseover to see the information.
     

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  16. elirlandes

    elirlandes Senior Member

    Dublin & Málaga
    Ireland English
    Irish added...
     

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  17. Elvus Junior Member

    Polish added.
     

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  18. SuperXW Senior Member

  19. Nanon

    Nanon Senior Member

    Entre Paris et Lisbonne
    français (France)
  20. tresblase Junior Member

    Araraquara, São Paulo
    Portuguese - Brazil
    Portuguese added.
     

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  21. ahmedcowon Senior Member

    Arabic Added (with transliteration)
     
  22. Alderamin Senior Member

    Pt-PT
    How can we add the European Portuguese version, please?
    There are differences when writing and/or pronouncing certain languages.
     
  23. Stoggler

    Stoggler Senior Member

    Kingdom of Sussex
    UK English
  24. franknagy Senior Member

    English;Finnish;????????-Greek;Čeština - Czech;Hungarian
    Afrikaans;afrikaans;?????????;afrikánština;afrikaans
    Arabic;arabia;???????;arabština;arab
    Basque;baski;???????;baskičtina;baszk
    Belarusian;valkovenäjä;???????????;běloruština;belorusz
    Bosnian;bosnia;????????;bosenština;bosnyák
    Bulgarian;bulgaria;??????????;bulharština;bolgár
    Cantonese;kantoninkiina;???????????;kantonština;kantoni
    Catalan;katalaani;??????????;katalánština;katalán
    Cebuano;cebu(ano);?????????;cebuánština;?
    Chinese;kiina;????????;čínština;kínai
    Croatian;kroatia;????????;chorvatština;horvát
    Czech;tšekki;???????;čeština;cseh
    Danish;tanska;??????;dánština;dán
    Dutch;hollanti;?????????;nizozemština/holandština;holland
    English;englanti;???????;angličtina;angol
    Esperanto;esperanto;?????????;esperanto;eszperantó
    Estonian;viro;????????/????????;estonština;észt
    Euskara;euskara;???????;baskičtina;baszk
    Faroese;fääri;???????;faerština;?
    Filipino;filippiini;?????????????;filipínština;filippinó
    Finnish;suomi;??????????;finština;finn
    French;ranska;???????;francouzština;francia
    Gaelic;gaeli;???????;gaelština;gael
    German;saksa;?????????;němčina;német
    Greek;kreikka;????????;řečtina;görög
    Gujarati;gudžarati;???????????;gudžarátština;gudzsaráti
    Hebrew;heprea;???????;hebrejština;héber
    Hindi;hindi;??????;hindština;hindu
    Hungarian;unkari;????????;maďarština;magyar
    Icelandic;islanti;?????????;islandština;izlandi
    Indonesian;indonesia;???????????;indonéština;indonéz
    Irish;iiri;?????????;irština;ír
    Italian;italia;???????;italština;olasz
    Japanese;japani;????????;japonština;japán
    Khmer;khmer;????;khmerština;khmer
    Korean;korea;?????????;korejština;koreai
    Lao;lao;???;laoština;laoszi
    Latin;latina;????????;latina;latin
    Latvian;latvia;?????????;lotyština;lett
    Lithuanian;liettua;??????????;litevština;litván
    Macedonian;makedonia;???????????????;makedonština;macedón
    Malay;malaiji;??????????;malajština;maláj
    Maltese;malta;?????????;maltština;máltai
    Mandarin;mandariinikiina;???????????;mandarínština;mandarin
    Norwegian;norja;?????????;norština;norvég
    Occitan;oksitaani;?????????;okcitánština;okcitán
    Persian;persia;???????;perština;perzsa
    Polish;puola;????????;polština;lengyel
    Portuguese;portugali;???????????;portugalština;portugál
    Punjabi;punjabi;??????????;pandžábština;pandzsábi
    Romanian;romania;?????????;rumunština;"oláh; román"
    Russian;venäjä;??????;ruština;orosz
    Sanskrit;sanskriitti;???????????;sanskrt;szanszkrit
    Serbian;serbia;???????;srbština;szerb
    Slovak;slovakia;?????????;slovenština;"tót; szlovák"
    Slovenian;slovenia;?????????;slovinština;szlovén
    Spanish;espanja;????????;španělština;spanyol
    Swahili;swahili;????????;svahilština;szuahéli
    Swedish;ruotsi;????????;švédština;svéd
    Tagalog;tagalog;?????????;tagalong;tagalog
    Tamil;tamil;?????;tamilština;tamil
    Thai;thai;??????????;thajština;thai
    Tibetan;tiibet;??????????;tibetština;tibeti
    Turkish;turkki;????????;turečtina;török
    Ukranian;ukraina;?????????;ukrajinština;ukrán
    Urdu;urdu;???????;urdština;urdu
    Uzbek;uzbekki;??????????;uzbečtina;üzbég
    Vietnamese;vietnam;??????????;vietnamština;vietnámi
    Welsh;kymri/wales;????????;velština;walesi
    Yiddish;jiddiš/juutalaissaksa;??????;jidiš;jiddis
    I speak…;Minä puhun...;?????/????;Mluvím…;Beszélek
    What languages do you speak?;Mitä kieliä puhut?;"????? ??????? ?????;";Jakými jazyky mluvíš?;Milyen nyelveken beszélsz?
     
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  25. DearPrudence

    DearPrudence Dépêche Mod Staff Member

    IdF
    French (lower Normandy)
    Hi franknagy,

    Unfortunately, this is not so clear.
    I have added them in the excel file, hoping this is correct.

    Also, what is 'interesting' about the words in red?

    View attachment LanguagesInOtherLanguages20140310.xls

    Also, for Scots Gaelic, the translations of:
    'I speak…'
    'What languages do you speak? (formal)'

    are msising
     
  26. franknagy Senior Member

    Thank you, your excel file is correct.
    I tried to attach my excel file four times. The user interface of the form refused it always.
    I do not want to add a link to my homepage where I can deposit my contribution as an excel file.

    The red words:
    1) német = German. This word is borrowed from a Slavic language. It comes from the word dumb=немой=néma. 2) magyar = Hungarian. We call ourselves with this word. "The ugor->húngaro and other names are based on a mistake of historician living in the first millenium A. D. 3) olasz = Italian. It is a distorted form of *vlach meaning an uncertain Romance language. 4) lengyel = Polish. There were several tribes in Poland. The Western languages took the name of the Polan tribe, the Hungarian, the Lithuanian and the Ancient Russian languages applied the name of the Lendzian tribe because this tribe settled on the East. 5) oláh = Romanian. From *vlach again. The variant used until 1918 and even now in fixed proverbs: If somebody took a French leave the we say "Úgy otthagyta őket, mint Szent Pál az oláhokat." : "He left them alone like St. Paul the Romanians." 6) tót = Slovakian. The variant used until 1918 even now in fixed proverbs: If an accident caused me serious finantial loss, I say "Ez hiányzott nekem, mint üveges tótnak a hanyattesés." : "It was missing be like falling on back to the glazier Slovak." The wandering Slovak glaziers used to carry the heavy glass plates on their back.

    Regards
    Frank
     
  27. cozmikblues New Member

    Beijing, China
    Romanian - Romania
    Glad to see this table. I added Romanian.
     

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  28. luitzen Senior Member

    Netherlands
    Frisian, Dutch and Low Saxon
    Added West Frisian.
     

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  29. marrish Senior Member

    اُردو Urdu
    This list is for Urdu.
    Unfortunately the Excel software for Mac doesn't support the script and prevents the letters to join so I'm posting it this way. The file is also attached, perhaps the text is readable for others. I added also transcription.

    View attachment LanguagesinOtherLanguages20140913.xls

    Afrikaans افریقان afrīqān
    Arabic عربی ʻarabī
    Basque باسق bāsq
    Euskara باسق bāsq
    Belarusian بیلوروسی belorūsī
    Bengali بنگالی، بنگلہ bãngālī, bãngla
    Bosnian بوسنیائی bosniyā'ī
    Bulgarian بلغاری bulɣārī
    Cantonese کنٹونی kanṭonī
    Catalan کٹالی kaṭālī
    Cebuano سیبوانو sībuāno
    Chinese چینی tʃīnī
    Croatian کروشیائی kroʃiyā'ī
    Czech چیک tʃek
    Danish ڈینش ḍeniʃ
    Dutch ولندیزی؍ ڈچ walãndezī, ḍatʃ
    English انگریزی ãngrezī
    Esperanto اسپرانٹو esparānṭo
    Estonian استونوی istona
    Faroese فروئی faro'ī
    Filipino فلپائنی filipā'inī
    Finnish فنی finī
    French فرانسیسی f(a)rānsīsī
    Frisian فریسیائی frīsyā'ī
    Gaelic گائلی gā'ilī, آئرستانی ā'iristānī, سکاٹش گائلی skāṭiʃ gā'ilī
    German المانی، جرمن almānī, jarman
    Greek یونانی yūnānī
    Gujarati گجراتی gujarātī
    Hebrew عبرانی ʻibrānī
    Hindi ہندی hindī, khaṛī bolī hindī
    Hungarian ہنگروی hangarwī
    Icelandic آئس لینڈی ā'islænḍī
    Indonesian انڈونیشی inḍoneʃī
    Irish آئرستانی ā'iristānī
    Italian اطالوی itālwī
    Japanese جاپانی jāpānī
    Khmer کھمیر khmer
    Korean کوریائی koriyā'ī
    Lao لاؤ، لاؤسی lā'o, lā'osī
    Latin لاطینی lātīnī
    Latvian لیٹویائی leṭwiyā'ī
    Lithuanian لتھوائنی lithuwā'inī
    Macedonian مقدونی maqdonī
    Malay ملاکا، ملے، مالے بھاسا malākā, male, māle bhāsā
    Maltese مالٹی mālṭī
    Mandarin منداری mandārī
    Norwegian نورویائی norwiyā'ī
    Occitan اوکسی ٹین oksīṭæn
    Persian فارسی، پارسی، دری fārsī, pārsī, darī
    Polish پولستانی، پولش polistānī, poliʃ
    Portuguese پُرتگالی purtagālī
    Punjabi پنجابی panjābī
    Romanian رومانیائی rūmāniyā'ī
    Russian روسی rūsī
    Sanskrit سنسکرت sanskirit
    Serbian سروی sarwī
    Slovak سلوواکی slowākī
    Slovenian سلووینی slowīnī
    Spanish ہسپانوی haspāna
    Swahili سواحلی sawāħilī
    Swedish سویڈنی، سویڈِش swīḍanī, swīḍiʃ
    Tagalog ٹگالوگ ṭagālog
    Tamil تامل tāmil
    Thai تھائی thā'ī
    Tibetan تبتی tibbatī
    Turkish ترکی turkī
    Ukrainian یوکرینی yūkrainī
    Urdu اُردو، زبان اردوئے معلیٰ، ریختہ، ہندوی، ، ہندوئی، ہندی، ہندوستانی، دکنی، گوجری urdū, zabān-e-urdū-ye-muʻallā, rexta, hindawī, hindu'ī, hindī, hindustānī, dakkanī, gojrī
    Uzbek ازبک uzbak
    Vietnamese ویت نامی vietnāmī
    Welsh ویلش welʃ
    Yiddish یِدّی yiddī
    I speak... میں ۔ ۔ ۔ بولتا ہوں (m.); میں ۔ ۔ ۔ بولتی ہوں (f.) M͠ai ... boltā hū̃ (m.); M͠ai ... boltī hū̃
    آپ کو کون کون سی زبان آتی ہے؟ āp ko kaun kaun sī zabān ātī hai?
    تمہیں کون کون سی زبان آتی ہے؟ tumhẽ kaun kaun sī zabān ātī hai?
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2014

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