Language Maps

“New Year’s resolution” in European languages
A New Year’s resolution is a vow people make to themselves to change an undesired habit or behaviour. The following map shows what New (...)
January 3, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘Merry Christmas’ in European languages
A map showing how to wish people a “Merry Christmas” in French, German, Spanish, Italian and other European languages. (...)
December 17, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Christmas Gift-Bringers of Europe
Christmas gift-bringers of Europe
Find out who brings Christmas gifts in France, Germany, Spain, and many other countries by looking at this neatly coloured map. (...)
December 14, 2017 – Jakub MarianEnglish, French, German, Italian, Maps, Spanish
‘December’ in European languages
December got its name from Latin decem, “ten”, because it was the tenth month of the Roman calendar (which started in March, not January). (...)
December 8, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Kill two birds with one stone in European languages
‘Kill two birds with one stone’ in European languages
Did you know that the animal proverbially killed in the expression “kill two birds with one stone” differs from country to country? The (...)
November 12, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘November’ in European languages
The Roman calendar started in March, not January, making November the ninth month of the yearhence the name, from Latin novem, “nine”. (...)
November 2, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘October’ in European languages
In the Roman calendar, the year began with March, not January, so October was the eighth month of the yearhence the Latin name october, (...)
October 2, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘September’ in European languages
The English word “September” comes from Latin september, which means “the seventh month”. This seems strangewe all know that September (...)
September 4, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
August in European languages
‘August’ in European languages
The English name “August” comes from Latin augustus, named in honour of Augustus, the first Roman emperor and great-nephew and adoptive (...)
August 1, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps