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20组词不达意的英语词汇

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英语是一门奇怪的语言,一个英语词汇的发音有可能会和其他国家的词汇发音一样,但是其含义就千差万别,虽然英语是世界通用的语言,但是如果你去某一个国家使用英语交流的时候一定要小心你的口语发音。

20组词不达意的英语词汇

English is a strange language. It's got words with silent letters that throw non-native speakers completely off. What is up with that? Regardless, it is still one of the most widely spoken languages around the world. That doesn't mean that some of the words don't have a ridiculous meaning in a different country, though. Hint: calling someone a "brat" in Russia isn't an insult.

1、Smoking

Smoking  In French, smoking means "tuxedo." Nice smoking!

In French, smoking means "tuxedo." Nice smoking!

2、Air

Air  In Indonesian, this means “water.” Close enough!

In Indonesian, this means “water.” Close enough!

3、Gift

Possibly one of the most ironic words on this list. In German, gift means “poison.”

Possibly one of the most ironic words on this list. In German, gift means “poison.”

4、Brat

In Russian, it means "brother." (брат)

In Russian, it means "brother." (брат) 'Sup brat!

5、Vader

No, not Darth Vader. In Dutch, vader means “father.”

No, not Darth Vader. In Dutch, vader means “father.”

6、Trombone

In French, this is a paperclip. "Anyone need a trombone?"

7、Dump

Are you ready for a mind-trip? In Swedish, dump means "bump."

8、Pepperoni

In Italian, this is a chilli pepper. Tasty!

9、Handy

This means “cellphone” in German. Makes sense.

10、Hammer

In German, this means “awesome” i.e., Das ist so hammer! (That is so awesome!)

11、Mist

In German, this means “manure.” Does the word misty refers to the smell of manure?

12、Ohio

If you say this to a Japanese person they will understand “good morning.”

13、Pet

In French this means “fart.” So when you go to Paris, be careful when talking about your pets.

14、Barf

In Hindi, Urdu, and Farsi, this means “snow.” "The barf is beautiful in winter."

15、Eagle

If you say “eagle” in German, it sounds like the word for “hedgehog.” Why you gotta be so confusing, language?

16、No

In Polish, Czech and some other Slavic languages this can actually mean “yes.” Talk about mixed signals!

17、lol

In Dutch, lol means "fun". So “we hebben lol” translates to “we are having fun.”

18、Gary

If your name is Gary, then I've got bad news for you. In Japanese, Gary means “diarrhea.”

19、Fart

In Norwegian, fart means “speed.” "We're going to be late, pick up fart!"

20、Kiss

Awkwardly, in Swedish, kiss means “pee.”

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