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Foreign Words or Phrases Used in English #11



TresayreTresayre on 06/22/2009

ForeignWordsorPhrasesUsedinEnglish11 Photo This quiz is about foreign words and phrases in use in the English language. Some of these words have their roots in foreign languages and current spelling may differ from the original.

I'll provide the word or phrase and its English translation; you identify the language it comes from.

Reference: Wikipedia
Online Etymology Dictionary
10 Questions




Rating:  (7.47/9)
Difficulty:  Somewhat Difficult
Taken: 109 times

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Comments (7)
pedospeedo
Pedospeedo  (Level: 58.8)
Sat, 22nd Jun '13 6:59 PM

verry guuud


skatty14
Skatty14  (Level: 108.2)
Sat, 8th Oct '11 6:27 PM

Ah, can't believe I missed that spanish one...lol Great quiz, we
need more etymology ones!


camel
Camel  (Level: 103.9)
Sat, 26th Jun '10 9:38 PM

pistol comes from Italian city of Pistoia


alziemer68
Alziemer68  (Level: 136.6)
Sat, 27th Jun '09 1:48 AM

I found this surprising and learned something which is great when one is 71. I must try harder, thanks.


littlefoot41
Littlefoot41  (Level: 183.9)
Thu, 25th Jun '09 5:05 PM

Way harder than I expected!








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