Sunday, June 7, 2015

One Word in different languages can differ in meaning so much:Crystal Hues

Language can be funny sometimes. Take for example words which may sound the same but have different meanings in different languages. It could lead to hilarious situations. Some gems.
  • In Thai, the word for "UGLY" is pronounced "Key-day". Interestingly, in Japanese, Key-day means "BEAUTIFUL".
  • Money is "kob" in Creole, but popularly, in the markets and the countryside it is said "cho-cho" . And the same word in Spanish means the female sex in a rude way of talking. 
  • "Left" is a known word in English, its pronunciation is the same as the Arabic name of the TURNIP.


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