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How to Say “Flower” in 50 Different Languages

May 2, 2013

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: “Gul”
  4. Bavarian: “Bleame”
  5. Bosnian: “Cvijet”
  6. Breton: “Bleunv”
  7. Catalan: “Flor”
  8. Croatian: “Cvijet”
  9. Czech: “Kvet”
  10. Danish: “Blomst”
  11. Dutch: “Bloem”
  12. Esperanto: “Floro”
  13. Estonian: “Ois”
  14. Filipino: “Bulaklak”
  15. Finnish: “Kukka”
  16. French: “Fleur”
  17. German: “Blute”
  1. Greek: “Anthos” or “Louloudi”
  2. Guarani: “Yvoty”
  3. Haitian Creole: “Fle”
  4. Hungarian: “Virag”
  5. Icelandic: “Blom”
  6. Indonesian: “Bunga”
  7. Irish: “Blath” or “Planda”
  8. Italian: “Fiore”
  9. Kurdish: “Kulilk”
  10. Latin: “Flos”
  11. Latvian: “Zieds”
  12. Lithuanian: “Ziedas”
  13. Malay: “Bunga”
  14. Maltese: “Fjura”
  15. Norwegian: “Blomst” or “Blome”
  16. Polish: “Kwiat”
  17. Portuguese: “Flor”
  1. Romanian: “Floare”
  2. Scottish Gaelic: “Blath”
  3. Serbian: “Cvet”
  4. Sicilian: “Ciuri”
  5. Slovak: “Kvet”
  6. Slovenian: “Cvet”
  7. Somali: “Ubax”
  8. Spanish: “Flor”
  9. Sundanese: “Kembang”
  10. Swahili: “Maua”
  11. Swedish: “Blomma”
  12. Tagalog: “Bulaklak”
  13. Turkish: “Cicek”
  14. Ukrainian: “Kbitka”
  15. Vietnamese: “Hoa”
  16. Welsh: “Blodeuyn”

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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