Translations

Want to communicate with others around you in a meaningful and respectful way, even if they speak another language? Here’s our list of words that are loaned to English or translated from another language.

  1. wwww

    Wwww is the Japanese equivalent of the English hahahaha,…

  2. yang

    Yang is a common Chinese surname. It also…

  3. mija

    Literally meaning "my daughter," mija is used as a familiar…

  4. ohana

    Ohana is a Hawaiian word which refers to…

  5. namaskar

    Namaskar is a greeting, often accompanied by a…

  6. Allahu Akbar

    Allahu Akbar is a common exclamation that literally…

  7. cyka blyat

    Curse words always sound more fun in other…

  8. gosu

    From Korean, gosu refers to or describes someone who is highly…

  9. ciao bella

    Ciao bella is an informal Italian expression literally…

  10. senpai

    In Japanese, a senpai is an upperclassman who…

  11. la familia

    Meaning "the family" in Spanish, la familia variously refers…

  12. puta

    Don't say this around tu abuela. Puta (plural, putas)…

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