Language Quiz / English loanwords by language of origin

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Native form and languageEnglish form/loanwordNative definition
Taler (German)coin made using silver from the town of Joachimstal
pandi-kokku (Telugu)pig-rat
bean sídhe (Irish)woman of the fairies
díaspros (Byzantine Greek)across white
topaĝan (Micmac)sled
bommekijn (Dutch)little tree
kampung (Malay)village
qahwah (Arabic)wine
cavolfiore (Italian)cabbage flower
shah mat (Persian)the king is ambushed
Juracán (Taíno)god of the storm
maxkeseni (Proto-Algonquin)shoe
gōng hé (Mandarin Chinese)work together
za'farān (Arabic)yellow
pappekak (Dutch)soft dung
Native form and languageEnglish form/loanwordNative definition
kuribu (Akkadian)propitious, blessed
hashshashin (Arabic)hashish-eater
acajú (Tupi)yellow head
loef (Dutch)the weather side of a ship
baṅglā (Hindi)of the Bengal type
capuzar (Spanish)to sink by the head
ahuacatl (Nahuatl)testicle
feitiço (Portuguese)sorcery
callamellus (Latin)little reed
sluagh-ghairm (Scottish Gaelic)army shout
kocsi (Hungarian)wagon from the town of Kocs
az-zahr (Arabic)chance, luck
dafēng (Mandarin Chinese)big wind
barbakoa (Taíno)frame of sticks
kakatua (Malay)older sibling

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