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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  (Level: 57.3)
Sat, 22nd Jun '13 6:59 PM

verry guuud

Skatty14  (Level: 106.8)
Sat, 8th Oct '11 6:27 PM

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

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

pistol comes from Italian city of Pistoia

Alziemer68  (Level: 134.4)
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  (Level: 181.9)
Thu, 25th Jun '09 5:05 PM

Way harder than I expected!

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