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What word is spelled the same in nine languages?

Question #14203. Asked by Codger.
Last updated Aug 05 2021.

makebeleaffan
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makebeleaffan
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TAXI is spelled the same way in nine languages, according to Dixon: English, French, German, Swedish, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, and Portuguese. Hungarian as well but the Portuguese spelling has an accent on the a.

Oct 14 2001, 9:33 PM
bpykh
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bpykh

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Martini is spelled the same in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Vietnamese and Portuguese there might be other languages.

Oct 15 2001, 12:02 PM
billfay
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billfay
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The word 'amen' is the same in lots of languages...

May 31 2002, 7:45 PM
peasypod star
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peasypod star
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Taxi.

Oct 02 2006, 5:57 AM
skysmom65
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skysmom65
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Taxi

1.English
2.French
3.German
4.Swedish
5.Spanish
6.Danish
7.Norwegian
8.Dutch
9.Czech
10.Slovak
11.Portuguese

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Response last updated by gtho4 on Aug 05 2021.
Oct 02 2006, 6:23 AM
loosecranks
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loosecranks

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It's spelt that way in Danish, French, Dutch, Italian and Swedish, too (and other languages, I should imagine).

Oct 02 2006, 11:19 PM
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