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Multilingual false friends

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Levike
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Re: Multilingual false friends

Postby Levike » 2015-01-29, 8:51

 (cim) béata = disease
 (ro) beata = drunk
Hungarian (hu) Nem egy nap alatt épült Buda vára. _______German (de) Wo ein Wille ist, da ist auch ein Weg.
English (en) Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. __Spanish (es) No hay ceguera peor que no querer mirar.
Romanian (ro) Nu întinde arcul până nu este bine aşezată săgeata.

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Re: Multilingual false friends

Postby Olinguito » 2015-01-29, 8:59

Italian (it) beata = blessed (as in Beata Vergine = Blessed Virgin)
Bassaricyon neblina

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Re: Multilingual false friends

Postby Vlürch » 2015-02-08, 4:14

Not sure if these count as similar enough, but:
 (sl) sovraštvo - hatred
 (sk) sochárstvo - sculpture
 (bs) stočarstvo - cattle breeding

EDIT:
 (fi) kaula - neck, throat
 (lv) kaula - bone
Probably posted before, but meh.

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Re: Multilingual false friends

Postby Olinguito » 2015-02-28, 21:11

Italian (it) rapa – turnip
Finnish (fi) rapa – dirt, mud
Swedish (sv) rapa – to burp or belch
Rarotongan (rar) rapa – lightning
Bassaricyon neblina

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Re: Multilingual false friends

Postby Aisling » 2015-03-01, 10:38

 (tr) yunus - dolphin
 (hur) yunus - teeth
Native:  (tr), Fluent:  (da)  (el), Advanced:  (en)  (fr)  (de)  (es)  (sv), Intermediate:  (ga)  (bg)  (no)


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