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

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