October 26, 2019

Do you know what languages these words come from?


English is, by any reckoning, a very large language. No one is entirely certain how many words it contains (since it is very difficult to get everyone to agree on how to count them), but general estimates are somewhere in the neighborhood of a million (it’s a very large neighborhood). Think you can name where the following words come from?

https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games/where-in-the-world

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