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Quiz: How Many Foreign Words Do You Know?

You don't need to be a world traveler to pick up a smattering of common foreign words. After all, many such words and phrases even find their way to popular English use, such as Bon Appétit. The following quiz will test how many common words and phrases you may have picked up along the way. Beware, this quiz is a tricky one!
gesundheit
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
German: Health
Dutch: Bless you
Swedish: Goodbye
Finnish: Good night
fait accompli
 
 
What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
French: Something you can't change
Spanish: Final accomplishment
Portuguese: Finally done
Russian: Never done
arrivederci
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
French: Welcome!
Turkish: Good bye!
Italian: Until we meet again!
German: Good morning!
obrigado
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Spanish: Thank You
Portuguese: Thank You
Turkish: I owe you
Polish: I owe you
god morgon
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
German: Good morning
Swedish: Good morning
Norwegian: Good morning
Finnish: Good morning
sukran
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Turkish: Welcome
Hebrew: Good bye
Arabic: Thank You
Russian: Much obliged
gomannasai
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Korean: Thank you
Japanese: Excuse me
Taiwanese: Good morning
Hindi: Bless you
dank je well
 
 
What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
German: See you later!
Turkish: Much obliged!
Dutch: Thank you!
Romanian: Enjoy your meal!
hermosa
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Greek: Everything is fine
Italian: Harmony
Portuguese: Woman
Spanish: Beautiful
layla tov
 
 
What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
Arabic: Good night
Hebrew: Good night
Turkish: Good afternoon
Persian: Good morning
dharyavaad
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Hindi: Thank you
Persian: Honor
Arabic: Holy day
German: A lonely person
nihao
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Japanese: Nice
Chinese: Hello
Korean: Goodbye
Vietnamese: Tomorrow
yamas!
 
 
What does this word mean, and in what language?
Norwegian: Cheers!
Italian: Cheers!
Greek: Cheers!
Portuguese: Cheers!
eu te amo
 
 
What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
Spanish: I like you
French: I dislike you
Italian: I like you
Portuguese: I love you
gute nacht
 
 
What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
German: Good night
Finnish: Good evening
Swedish: Good evening
Dutch: Good night
You Scored Very Low
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You don't seem to know many of these words. Don't feel bad, you can always brush up whenever you actually need to go visit a country, that's what the web is for!
You Know a bit
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Your score wasn't high, but you could guess quite a few of the words so that makes you fairly international! Good work and keep listening for those foreign words.
You did very well
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You got at least half of the answers correctly, good for you! You have a nice working knowledge of common foreign words, but there is still room for improvement.
You did terrific!
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You answered almost all our tricky questions correctly! It means you really have a great knowledge of common foreign words. Check your score and see where you got a few wrong.
You are a superstar!
you did it!
Wow! Very few answer so many of our tricky questions correctly in this test. You must have a flair for picking up the odd foreign word, or maybe you just travel a lot! Amazing.
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