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What's your language longest word?

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I'm learning italian. Precipitevolissimevolmente- When someone/something moves in a hasty manner

5 years ago

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"Often cited as the longest non-technical word in the English language, being one letter longer than the commonly cited antidisestablishmentarianism, in the debate on the remuneration of EU staff, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg used the word floccinaucinhiliphication on 21st February 2012 making it the longest word ever used in the British House of Commons."

That should be enough to tell you my opinion on the value of 'long' words.

Ps, learn German, it kind of makes this competition a bit redundant :)

5 years ago

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I am not sure if this is what you ask but, I am Turkish, I think one of the longest words in the language would be: Muvaffakiyetsizleştiricileştiriveremeyebileceklerimizdenmişsinizcesine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word_in_Turkish#Word_formation

5 years ago

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No fair, agglutinative languages cheating! ;)

5 years ago

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English is my second language and yes I'm fluent. In Philippines, almost everybody knows English because it's the official language. In Tagalog(Phillippine language closely related to Indonesian and Malay) the longest word I know is pinakapinagkakatiwalaan which means most trusted in English.

4 years ago

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Esternocleidoccipitomastoideo? It's the name of a bone in Spanish.

4 years ago
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