"frigider"

Translation:fridge

November 23, 2016

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/glrnr

Frīgus is "cold" in Latin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IVIatjam

Oops! I accidentally wrote "Frigerator" because of how the Romanian word sounded :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thorr18

Although, it accepts fridge.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hector290697

It's all right. Remember, English is influenced in part by Latin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alyssadenisego

in the philippines, my grandma would often call fridge like that! i guess that was the only translation of fridge in tagalog


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TFG

Does it sound like the brand name FridgidAir to anyone else?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Howard

Frigidaire. See my comment above.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TFG

Didn't have to downvote me, but ok


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nivkotzer

In Hebrew we say this as well. Does it exist in other languages?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ploomich

Frigider was a famous american brand of refrigerators, maybe even the first, that's why people started calling the product by the name of the company (the word itself is english of course). Same case as of פלאפון in hebrew (:


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nivkotzer

Oh I see! thanks :) Shalom

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