Komenský

[ Czech kaw-men-skee ]
/ Czech ˈkɔ mɛn ski /

noun

Jan A·mos [Czech yahn -ah-maws]. /Czech yɑn ˈɑ mɔs/. Comenius, John Amos.

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We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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