angst
Anxiety. German.
aloha
"Shared breath". Hawiaan.
Dieu et mon droit
"God and my right". A motto below the shield of the Royal Coat of Arms. This motto has been in use by the British Sovereign since King Henry V (ca 1413). French.
grok
"To drink". To understand so completely that the subject matter is intuitive. The term was invented by science fiction writer Robert Heinlein in his novel Stranger in a Strange Land. "Grok means to understand so thoroughly that the observer becomes a part of the observed?to merge, blend, intermarry, lose identity in group experience. It means almost everything that we mean by religion, philosophy, and science?and it means as little to us (because we are from Earth) as color means to a blind man." -Stranger in a Strange Land.
Hol van egy konnektor?
"Where is an outlet?". Hungarian.
Honi soit qui mal y pense
"Shame on him who thinks this evil". A motto on a garter surrounding the shield of the Royal Coat of Arms. The garter comes from the Order of the Garter, an ancient order of knighthood of the British Sovereign. French.
how kola
"I come in peace, Brother". Ojibway.
kahuna
"Hidden secret". Hawiaan.
laissez-faire
\leh-say-FAIR or lay-zay-FAIR\. Noun. French.

(1) a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights

(2) a philosophy or practice characterized by a usually deliberate abstention from direction or interference especially with individual freedom of choice and action
leitmotiv
\LITE-moh-teef\ noun

(1) An associated melodic phrase or figure that accompanies the reappearance of an idea, person, or situation especially in a Wagnerian music drama.

(2) A dominant recurring theme.

German.

lingua franca
"Frankish (i.e. European) language". Italian.

(1) A medium of communication between groups with different native languages.

(2) A language composed of Italian with Provençal, French, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, and Turkish, formerly spoken on the eastern Mediterranean coast.
meidung
"shunning". Amish punishment by shutting the offender out of the community.
Nimrod
Many definitions but my favorite Nimrod is the Biblical Assyrian king who made the Tower of Babel. Hebrew.
Posley nas, ni hoodet nas
"After us, there'll be no more of us." A toast. Cossack.
puzik
"potbelly", as in overweight. Russian.
pravda
Truth. Russian.
Saorsa gu brath!
"Freedom forever!". Gaelic.
Slàinte!
"Health!". Also Slàinte mhath! = Good health. Commonly written as "Slainte!". A drinking toast. Gaelic.
smrt
"death". Czech.
spad
Test pilot. Connotation: fearless.
sprytny
A playful, combative, opportunistic state of mind. Polish.
suci
Sacred. Indonesian.
toska
(noun) A longing, darker than nostalgia and verging on depression.
voll trottel
"total moron". Amusingly sounds like "full throttle".
wie es eigentlich gewesen
"To say how it essentially was". The historian's task according to the German historian Leopold von Ranke. German.
wiki wiki
"quick". Hawaiian.
zmrzl
"froze to death". Czech.
zvyozd
"The whispering of the stars." Refers to the barely audible tinkling that occurs when an exhalation freezes and drops to the ground. Siberian.

The Indo-European family of languages has 443 languages and the largest number of speakers (3e9). The Sino-Tibetan family has 250 languages and is second in the number of speakers world wide. Note that Yiddish is a Germanic language but that Hebrew is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family.

-Via Language family [W]

ISO 639 (http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/popstds/languagecodes.html; ISO 639 [W]; http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/ert/iso639.htm; http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/iso639a.html.) is an international standard that gives each language two-letter codes (639-1) and three-letter codes (639-2). Here are some of the codes.

Specify the language of your HTML via the html tag. EGs:

<html lang="en">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
<!-- For XHTML 1.0 -->
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">
<!-- For XHTML 1.1 -->

If a portion of your page is in a different language than the rest of the page, than specify the language in that portion. EG:

<html lang="en">
  ...
  <blockquote lang="de">
    ...
  </blockquote>

The lang attribute is helpful for many reasons including the following:

Some of these languages also have sub-codes that are appended to the two-character code, EG: en-us, and en-au are the versions of English spoken in the US and Australia respectively. The sub-codes are ISO 3166.

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