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Old 11-06-2017, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Howard County, Maryland
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"We gaan" is kind of cool. It's Dutch for "let's go" and it sounds similar to the English phrase "we gone," as in "we outta here."

But of course, the most beautiful phrase in any language is "I love you." "Saranghae" (Korean). "Je t'aime" (Friench). "Wo ai ne" (Mandarin).
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Old 11-06-2017, 02:06 PM
 
Location: NYntarctica
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From Argentina: Me importa tres carajos (I don't give a f-)

From Peru: Me da colera (It pisses me off)
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Old 11-06-2017, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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I dont know if its "cool" but the word i use most is "bbali bbali" hurry hurry in Korean. Mostly when the work computer slows down.
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:06 PM
 
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France / Terre Haute, IN
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French = Mignon, Toujours, Bien, Enchanté, Pardon, suffix -tion, -sion(ex. L'addition), Je t'en prie, Petit, Château, Gare de Lyon, suffix -ment, C'est bon, Citroën, Trop, Coucou, Savoir Vivre, C'est la vie, Résistance, Étoile, Soleil, Chocolat, D'accord, etc.
Italian = Certo, Tutto, Bene, Amore, Prego, Il gatto, Molto, Concerto, Orchestra, Opera, Soprano, Fragola, Limone, Gelato, Fratelli, Perfetto, Zucchero, Ciao bello/bella, suffix -zione, Mangiare, Grazie mille, etc.
Japanese = Kizuna(絆), Yume(夢), Kimi(君), Egao(笑顔), Hikari(光), Eien(永遠), Futari(二人), Itoshii(愛しい), Moshimoshi(もしもし), Meguri au(巡り合う/巡り会う/めぐり逢う), Atatakai(暖かい), Kodawari(こだわり), Kikubari(気配り), Soba ni iru(傍にいる), Zutto(ずっと), Kitto(きっと), Sotto(そっと), Oishii(美味しい), Yasashii(優しい), Kokoro(心), Natsukashii(懐かしい), Hontou(本当), 大好き(Daisuki), Warau(笑う), Kanjou(感情), Majime(真面目), Pittari(ピッタリ), Girigiri(ギリギリ), 一緒(Issho), etc.
Swedish = Lagom
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France / Terre Haute, IN
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I dont know if its "cool" but the word i use most is "bbali bbali" hurry hurry in Korean. Mostly when the work computer slows down.
Ahahaha yeah it's a very stereotypical phrase!
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:30 PM
 
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My baby, in French = mon be’be’

Not sure why, but I ❤️ it
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Old 11-07-2017, 07:51 AM
 
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"Dafka" (Hebrew) meaning a person is doing the opposite of what should be done on purpose.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:06 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Shelati (Modern Aramaic) - A punk or a hooligan.

I just like the way it sounds and how it feels on the tongue.
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Old 11-08-2017, 10:08 AM
 
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Пиздец-pronouced peezdets

It means-f'd or f'd up
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Old 11-08-2017, 12:38 PM
 
Location: S.W. British Columbia
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Capiche. (do you understand?)

Ciao. (hello or goodbye)


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