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‘February’ in European languages
The English word “February” comes from Latin februarius, which means “of purification”. The corresponding names for the second month of (...)
Happy New Year in European languages
‘Happy New Year’ in European languages
Learn how to wish a “Happy New Year” in German, French, Spanish, Italian and other languages with my neatly coloured map! (...)
December 30, 2016 – Jakub MarianCzech, English, French, German, Italian, Maps, Russian, Spanish
‘Merry Christmas’ in European languages (map)
A map showing how to wish people a “Merry Christmas” in French, German, Spanish, Italian and other European languages. (...)
Languages Voted Most Useful in the EU by Country
The Eurobarometer 386 survey asked people about their language abilities and attitudes to language learning. One of the questions asked (...)
‘Easter’ in European languages
The following map shows the word “Easter” (the Christian holiday) translated into various European languages, such as French, German, (...)
Most common street names by country in Europe
A map showing the most common street names by country with English translation and a list of sources. (...)
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Are all languages equally hard to learn?
When people start thinking about learning a foreign language, one of the first thoughts that spring to mind is “I am not going to learn (...)
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Do languages influence our way of thinking?
Each language forces you to think in a slightly different way. There are many concepts that can be expressed easily in one language but (...)
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How to choose a language to learn
Starting to learn a new language is a big decision. It requires a lot of dedication and perseverance, and it is a choice that can (...)
Map of the percentage of population able to speak Russian in the EU by country
Russian used to be the first foreign language most inhabitants of the former Eastern Bloc learned. Understandably, the number of Russian (...)
June 11, 2014 – Jakub MarianMaps, Russian