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‘Mother’ in European languages
“Mother” is mama in Mandarin Chinese, mã in Hindi, mama in Swahili… The word for “mother” begins with an “m” in the vast majority of (...)
May 8, 2022 – Jakub MarianMaps
Population per capita by country in Europe
Population size (due to low birth rate and high migration rate) has been a hotly debated topic in Europe in recent years. However, most (...)
April 1, 2022 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘March’ in European languages
“March”, the English name of the third month of the year, comes from “Mars”, the name of the Roman god of war (the Latin name of the month (...)
March 6, 2022 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘February’ in European languages
The English word “February” comes from Latin februarius, which means “of purification”. The corresponding names for the second month of (...)
February 13, 2022 – Jakub MarianMaps
What it’s like to work as a data scientist in a bank
I’ve been working as a data scientist in the private sector (in a bank) for the past three years, one year as the leader of a chapter of (...)
January 23, 2022 – Jakub MarianMathematics

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Election in European languages
“Election” in European languages
The English word “election”, French élection, Spanish elección, etc., come from the Latin word ēlectiōn, which in turn comes from (...)
May 23, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Voter turnout in the 2014 European Parliament elections by country
According to the official 2014 post-election survey, 43% of eligible voters cast their votes in the 2014 European Parliament elections. (...)
May 22, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Number of Members of the European Parliament by country in 2019
The European Elections are a fairly complex matter, which was further complicated by Brexit and its delay. There was a new agreed-upon (...)
May 21, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
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2019 European Parliament election date by country
The 2019 elections to the European Parliament will be held between 23 and 26 May. The elections only last one day in most EU countries, (...)
May 15, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘Easter’ in European languages
The English word “Easter” (and similar words in several other Germanic languages) is derived from the name Eostre, a Germanic goddess (...)
April 20, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps