https://www.duolingo.com/Chartreux

Language Map

My better half found this on-line this morning. It is very interesting to see the many ways a simple word is seen in different European countries.

Go here to see the site map : http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/interactive/2014/jan/15/interactive-european-language-map

January 16, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/Wolhay
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Pineapple. ;)

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/porquepuedo
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ananas ananas anana ananasas ananass ананас ananas ananas ananas ananás ananas ананас ананас ananás ananas ananas ananas ананас piña ananas

:)

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SD-77
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Better like this: ananas ananas anana ananasas ananass ананас ananas PINEAPPLE ananas ananas ananás ananas ананас ананас ananás PIÑA ananas ananas ananas ananas ананас

January 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/curlyeric
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Les ananas ne parlent pas !

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Zach1337

That is really interesting! Thanks for sharing.:)

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/javax
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I love it! This is perfect! Thank you for sharing! :D

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/squiggy.fl

Avocado

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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I thought Croissant was universally understood to be the French crescent shaped pastry, until I found myself having to describe one to a Polish co-worker. Now I know why :O)

January 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/hdcanis
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telephone, Finland and Iceland are different (and Welsh and Latvian a bit odd too) (January showed a bit more variation, even if most are using the Latin base)

though radio might be a word shared by all, but nope, Iceland and Greece keep things interesting.

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/ckhadung
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at least "lol" is universal (almost)

January 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/diagramchaser
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(je suis) mdr

January 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/HeyJudehey

a very clear example of the differences and similarities in languages. thank you!

January 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jaanya
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I especially like the name of Germany.

January 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/aago123
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A basic English word 'hand' gives a good picture of different language groups in Europe http://ukdataexplorer.com/european-translator/?word=hand

Romance: mano + its variants (e.g., Romanian mana) Germanic: hand Slavic: ruka Finno-Ugric: käsi (Hungarian kezi similar to Finnish/Estonian)

January 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jurekcy1

Father in Dutch is "vader". Coincidence? I don't think so :)

January 19, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/parkerdr248

"coffee" seems close to very similar...

January 19, 2014
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