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People Of The World; How Do You Say...

Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:59 pm

Hi, this is aimed at anyone who is not English or American, though you can obviously join in, I won't get too upset  cry 

I am seeing how Americanisms have affected the english language thoughout the world. As a Briton I will not hid my dislike for Americanisms, but seeing as this is an American based site, I will not protest it.

I would like to know how you (wherever you live) say/spell:

-colour
-Rumour
-nappy
-pavement
- Sweets/candy
-carpark
-mobile phone
-gas or petrol/diesel
plus any others you know differ.

Please do not delete this thread, I am not bashingg anyone, and stress that this thread is to remain clean.

Okay?
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:03 pm

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
but seeing as this is an American based site,

Since when has Sweden been in the USA  Confused  Yeah sure
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:07 pm

Its based in Sweden?
I thought I heard it was American...
How embarrasing. Well then, bash them yanks as much as you like then!  Wink
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:07 pm

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
American based site

???

Quoting Cosec59 (Reply 1):
Since when has Sweden been in the USA

We annexed it few years ago, but no one was supposed to know about it...  shhh 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:09 pm

Quoting Lazyshaun (Reply 2):
I thought I heard it was American...

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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:10 pm

-colour
-Rumour
-nappy
-pavement is something you walk on next to the ROAD
- Sweets
-car park
-cell phone
-petrol/diesel
-boot (on a car)
-bonnet (on a car)
-robot (traffic light)
-traffic circle (roundabout)
-braai (barbecue)


Then we have 10 other official languages but I'm not going there.
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:11 pm

I say/type: colour, rumour, pavement, sweets, mobile (phone), petrol. I have no use for nappy or carpark in English and would call a mobile a "Handy" in German, or rather "Denglisch".
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:16 pm

AndZ, is Braai a kind of passed down word from Afrikaans or something? Also robot for a traffic light is new to me. Exclusive to South Africa?
It appears English remains relatively unchanged in S. Africa then?
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:25 pm

Braai is an Afrikaans word that has found its way into everyday English here. It is a shortening of braaivleis which means grilled meat.

I have never heard robot anywhere else, but it is semi official as I have seen it on road signs.

There are more if I could think of them right now, but English is English, we are a former colony after all!
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:37 pm

-colour: Farbe
-Rumour: Gerücht
-nappy: ... err... what's a nappy?
-pavement: Straßenbelag
-Sweets/candy: Süßigkeiten
-carpark: Parkhaus
-mobile phone: Mobiltelefon (or Handy)
-gas or petrol/diesel: Benzin/Diesel

 Big grin

Or did you want to know how I'd be saying/spelling those words in English?  Wink
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:44 pm

Quoting Andz (Reply 8):
There are more if I could think of them right now,

The phrase that fascinates me most in SA is "Is it?" or, colloquially "Izzzit?", in response to any kind of statement:

"I'm going to the beach"
"Izzzit?"

"I've bought a new car"
"Izzzit?"

"He doesn't know where he's going"
"Izzzit?"

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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:44 pm

-colour
-Rumour
-nappy
-Footpath (sidewalk)
- Lollies (candy)
-carpark
-mobile (cell phone)
-petrol/diesel
-Shopping Centre (mall)
-Underground (subway system)
- Holiday (vacation)
- Freeways are called Freeways here in Melbourne & Motorways in most other state capitals here.
- Lift (elevator)
- Pub (bar)
- Flat (apartment)
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:47 pm

Quoting TedTAce (Reply 3):
We annexed it few years ago, but no one was supposed to know about it...

Damn Ted, now you've let the cat out of the bag....  Silly
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:48 pm

Quoting Leskova (Reply 9):
colour: Farbe
-Rumour: Gerücht
-nappy: ... err... what's a nappy?
-pavement: Straßenbelag
-Sweets/candy: Süßigkeiten
-carpark: Parkhaus
-mobile phone: Mobiltelefon (or Handy)
-gas or petrol/diesel: Benzin/Diesel

Smartarse!! Big grin

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Fri Jun 16, 2006 11:45 pm

couleur - rumeur - couche - trottoir - Bonbons/sucrerie - parking - natel ou handy, essence/diesel

I'll leave the German, Italian and Romansh to others.
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 11:59 pm

Quoting Leskova (Reply 9):
Or did you want to know how I'd be saying/spelling those words in English?

What about my favourite, and the most useful of German words:

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:03 am

-colour: väri
-Rumour: huhu
-nappy: vaippa
-pavement: jalkakäytävä
- Sweets/candy: makeiset
-carpark: parkkitalo
-mobile phone: matkapuhelin (kännykkä/känny)
-gas or petrol/diesel: bensiini/diesel
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:04 am

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 15):
Hottentottenpotentatentantenattentater

 rotfl  You even got the spelling right - except the Umlaut, but that's excused!
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:23 am

Dutch

colour = kleur
rumour = gerucht
nappy = luier
pavement = trottoir/stoep
sweets/candy = snoep/snoepje
carpark = parkeerterrein/parkeergarage
mobile phone = mobieltje (little mobile phone - the Dutch are fond of diminutives)
gas or petrol/diesel = benzine, diesel

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:27 am

OK, since everyone is posting their languages anyway, I'll do the same:

colour = Farbe
rumour = Gerücht
nappy = Windel
pavement = Gehweg/Bürgersteig
sweets/candy = usually "was Süßes" ("something sweet")
carpark = Parkplatz/Parkhaus
mobile phone = Handy
gas or petrol/diesel = Benzin/Diesel or colloquially "sprit"
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:31 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):

i spell labour as it is spelt in the US(labor)...Labour just looks wrong to me
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:33 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
but seeing as this is an American based site

Ahem, you might be forgiven for thinking it, but I'd look again.

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:33 am

FYI: A lot of British terms are being used more and more in the USA. Car park, petrol, lift, and nappy are a few examples.

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:39 am

Norwegian:
-colour = farge
-Rumour = rykte
-nappy = bleie
-pavement = asfalt
- Sweets/candy = godteri
-carpark = parkeringshus (indoor), parkeringsplass (outdoor)
-mobile phone = mobil(telefon)
-gas or petrol/diesel = bensin
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:42 am

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 22):
FYI: A lot of British terms are being used more and more in the USA. Car park, petrol, lift, and nappy are a few examples

As is only right and proper given your heritage ! Big grin (smug look)

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:50 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
an American based site

at worst "US-dominated" !

Quoting Andz (Reply 5):
robot (traffic light) > traffic-light
-traffic circle (roundabout) > roundabout
-braai (barbecue)

> barbecue

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):

translated into StandardGerman and Zurich-dialect and French
-colour = Farbe / Farb / couleur
-Rumour = Geruecht / Gruecht / bruit
-nappy = Windel / Windle / lange
-pavement = Trottoir / Trottoir / trottoir
- Sweets/candy = Suessigkeiten / Suessigkeite / friandises
-carpark = Parkplatz (Parking) / Parkplatz (Parking) / parc de stationnement
-mobile phone = Mobil-Telephon / Natel / telephone mobile (natel)
-gas or petrol/diesel

= Benzin / Benzin / essence
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:53 am

colour - ethnicity but it is not polite to mention it at all

rumour - merde d'taureau du jour

nappy - drowsy (unless you mean diapers)

pavement - we call it whatever it REALLY is: Asphalt, concrete etc. but not 'tarmac.'

sweets - Again, by whatever it REALLY is: candy, pastries, Jennifer Grey before the nose job, etc.

carpark - garage for a private one, parking structure for the big multi-level guys

mobile phone - cell phone? There are just no other kinds around anymore

gas - gas, diesel, Jet-A 'motion lotion' or whatever it actually is.
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:54 am

- color
- rumor
- diaper
- pavement
- candy
- parking
- cell phone
- gas

Or in Italian:
- colore
- diceria
- pannolino
- via pedonale
- caramella
- parcheggio
- cellulare
- benzina

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:45 am

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 10):
The phrase that fascinates me most in SA is "Is it?" or, colloquially "Izzzit?",

LOL I hate that but I use it a dozen times a day!
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 4:35 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
I am seeing how Americanisms have affected the english language thoughout the world. As a Briton I will not hid my dislike for Americanisms, but seeing as this is an American based site, I will not protest it.



Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
Please do not delete this thread, I am not bashingg anyone, and stress that this thread is to remain clean.

The irony here is incredible, isn't it?
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 4:59 am

Quoting Andz (Reply 28):
a day

what amazes me most when doing phone-calls to South Africa is to be greated by a nice "good day" ! While it in "standard-English", Italian and Arabic (good morning / good afternoon / good evening -- buon giorno / buena sera / buona notte -- sabah ul-kheir / masa ul-kheir / leil al-kheir) is unusual to use "day" in it, it is the usual thing in German (Guten Tag) . I suppose that this "Good Day" originates in Dutch / Afrikaans. correct ?
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:34 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
plus any others you know differ.

A few I've picked up over the years, plenty more where these came from:

US -> UK

Packet -> Sachet
Napkin -> Serviette
Cookie -> Biscuit
Zucchini -> Courgette
Snow pea -> Mange-tout
Eggplant -> Aubergine
Mimosa -> Buck's Fizz
Fries -> Chips
Chips -> Crisps
Iced tea -> No such thing, you bloody American!
Lemonade is made with lemons -> Lemonade is like 7-UP or Sprite
Trashcan -> Bin
Fanny pack -> Bum bag
First name -> Christian name
Last name -> Surname
Private school -> Public school
Suspenders -> Braces
Bathrobe -> Dressing gown
Sweater -> Jumper
Underwear -> Pants (men)/Knickers (women)
Pants -> Trousers
Sneakers -> Trainers
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:36 am

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 31):
US -> UK

Packet -> Sachet
Napkin -> Serviette
Cookie -> Biscuit
Zucchini -> Courgette
Snow pea -> Mange-tout
Eggplant -> Aubergine

Are you sure this isn't "US -> France"?  Silly

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:39 am

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 22):
A lot of British terms are being used more and more in the USA.

Bollocks.
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:48 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
I would like to know how you (wherever you live) say/spell:

-colour

Americans spell colour wrong  Wink
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:57 am

Quoting ManuCH (Reply 32):
Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 31):
US -> UK

Packet -> Sachet
Napkin -> Serviette
Cookie -> Biscuit
Zucchini -> Courgette
Snow pea -> Mange-tout
Eggplant -> Aubergine

Are you sure this isn't "US -> France"?

Maybe he is from Baton Rouge->US  Wink
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:17 am

Quoting YYZflyer (Reply 34):
Americans spell colour wrong

Yeah sure! You just want us to add the superfluous 'u' because it wastes paper and Canada has a lot of paper mills.
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:25 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):

-colour
-Rumour
-nappy
-footpath
- Sweets
-carpark
-mobile phone
-petrol/diesel
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:29 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
-colour
-Rumour
-nappy
-pavement
- Sweets/candy
-carpark
-mobile phone
-gas or petrol/diesel

Color
Rumor
Don't know what 'nappy' means
Sidewalk
Candy
Parking Lot
Cell Phone
Gas
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:42 am

In arabic, levantine dialect (spoken in lebanon, syria and palestine). Some words differ in syria and palestine and even in other parts of lebanon

-colour = lah - oone
- Sweets/candy = hill - wah - yate
- carpark = uhhh... "parking" (or Barking  Smile )
- mobile phone = hatif or "cellulaire" from the french word
- gas or petrol/diesel = benzine

some anglicanism... "fawwel" means "fill it up" and I think it comes from the english "full". Its kind of slang.
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:17 am

Quoting Rolfen (Reply 39):
some anglicanism... "fawwel" means "fill it up" and I think it comes from the english "full". Its kind of slang

What about "Bonjourak"good morning to you Big grin
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:52 am

-colour-Chroma ( Χρώμα )
-Rumour-Feemee ( Φήμη )
-nappy-Eepnos ( Ύπνος )
-pavement-Pezodromio ( Πεζοδρόμιο )
- Sweets/candy-Glyka ( Γλυκά )
-carpark - Choros Stathmefsis ( Χώρος Στάθμευσης )
-mobile phone - Kinito tilefono ( Κινητό τηλέφωνο )
-gas or petrol/diesel- kafsimα ( Καύσιμα )
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:54 am

Quoting Lazyshaun (Thread starter):
seeing as this is an American based site, I will not protest it

Dang, so Chicago and Phoenix are both in Sweden??

Make with the change flag fly to Sweden and lift ban now as spelling is into the time machine for me and the Levitra whiners is good for the Sean

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:46 am

Quoting CastleIsland (Reply 33):
Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 22):
A lot of British terms are being used more and more in the USA.

Bollocks.

Nice one CastleIsland! LOL!
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:47 am

-color
-Rumour
-diaper
-asphalt
- Candies
-parking lot
-cell phone
-gas, diesel, propane, natural gas (different from petrolium)
-serviette (napkin)
-
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:58 am

Quoting Rolfen (Reply 39):
- carpark = uhhh... "parking" (or Barking )

you should explain that the "P" is inexistant in Arabic, which is the reason why it is Basha and NOT Pasha, and the hotel-chain has the inscription "funduk mouvenbik" on top !
 
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 6:02 pm

Quoting Cedars747 (Reply 40):
What about "Bonjourak"good morning to you

sure, but that's from french, net english  Smile
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 6:12 pm

Argentine Spanish now...

-colour = color
-Rumour = rumor
-nappy = pañal
-pavement = pavimento, asfalto
- Sweets/candy = golosinas
-carpark = estacionamiento, parking, cochera
-mobile phone = celular
-gas or petrol/diesel = nafta/gasoil

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:25 pm

Quoting RobertNL070 (Reply 18):
Dutch

colour = kleur
rumour = gerucht
nappy = luier
pavement = trottoir/stoep
sweets/candy = snoep/snoepje
carpark = parkeerterrein/parkeergarage
mobile phone = mobieltje (little mobile phone - the Dutch are fond of diminutives)
gas or petrol/diesel = benzine, diesel

All the same here except:

pavement- voetpad
carpark- parking
Mobile phone- GSM

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Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:52 pm

Quoting Rolfen (Reply 46):
sure, but that's from french, net english

What about "chayek"->check
And i remember in Quebec they use "chequier" for check
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Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos