Friends around the World

February 14, 2014 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

From ‘amigo’ to ‘ven’: a mapping of ‘friend’ around the world
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Country Language Translation Romanization
Albania Albanian mik
Bangladesh Bengali বন্ধু bandhu
Brazil Portuguese amigo
Croatia Croatian prijatelj
Denmark Danish ven
Egypt Arabic

صديق

sadiq
Finland Finnish ystävä
Georgia Georgian მეგობარი megobari
Greece Greek φίλος fílos
Greenland Greenlandic ikinngut
Haiti Hatian Creole zanmi
Hungary Hungarian barát
Iran Persian

دوست

dust
Ireland Irish cara
Israel Hebrew

יָדִיד

yadíd
Kenya Swahili rafiki
Korea Korean 친구 chingu
Malta Maltese ħabib
Mexico (Central) Nahuatl ikniutli
Mongolia Mongolian нөхөр nöhör
Nigeria Yoruba ore
Philippines Tagalog kaibígan
South Africa Afrikaans vriend
Spain Catalan amic
Sri Lanka Tamil நண்பர் naṇapara
United States (Alaska) Aleut agiitaadax
United States (Hawaii) Hawaiian hoaloha
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