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How to Say “Flower” in 50 Different Languages

September 21, 2021

Shakespeare was right: A flower called by any other name would still smell just as sweet … and it’d look just as beautiful too! But that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun learning all the different names that blooms are given around the world. Here’s how to say “flower” in 50 different languages:

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  1. Afrikaans: “Blom”
  2. Albanian: “Lule”
  3. Azerbaijani: “Gül”
  4. Bosnian: “Cvijet”
  5. Catalan: “Flor”
  6. Croatian: “Cvijet”
  7. Czech: “Kvet”
  8. Danish: “Blomst”
  9. Dutch: “Bloem”
  10. Esperanto: “Floro”
  11. Estonian: “Lill”
  12. Filipino: “Bulaklak”
  13. Finnish: “Kukka”
  14. French: “Fleur”
  15. German: “Blume”
  16. Greek: “Anthos” or “λουλούδι”
  1. Guarani: “ફૂલ”
  2. Haitian Creole: “Flè”
  3. Hungarian: “Virág”
  4. Icelandic: “Blóm”
  5. Indonesian: “Bunga”
  6. Irish: “Bláth” or “Planda”
  7. Italian: “Fiore”
  8. Kurdish: “Kûlîlk”
  9. Latin: “Flos”
  10. Latvian: “Zieds”
  11. Lithuanian: “Gėlė”
  12. Malay: “Bunga”
  13. Maltese: “Fjura”
  14. Norwegian: “Blomst” or “Blome”
  15. Polish: “Kwiat”
  1. Portuguese: “Flor”
  2. Romanian: “Floare”
  3. Scottish Gaelic: “Flùr”
  4. Serbian: “цвет”
  5. Slovak: “Kvetina”
  6. Slovenian: “Cvet”
  7. Somali: “Ubax”
  8. Spanish: “Flor”
  9. Sundanese: “Kembang”
  10. Swahili: “Maua”
  11. Swedish: “Blomma”
  12. Thai: “ดอกไม้”
  13. Turkish: “çiçek”
  14. Ukrainian: “квітка”
  15. Vietnamese: “Hoa”
  16. Welsh: “Blodyn”

Now that you know how to say flower in different languages, tell us what other flower-related words you know how to say in your favorite language!

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