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KİB*

* Take care of yourself

Turkish Turkey

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY Teens

An abbreviation of 'kendine iyi bakIt', it is mostly used before saying goodbye and telling your friend to take care of themselves well. This shows that you care about them.

"Görüşürüz kardeşim, kib" "Sende kib"

"See you later brother/sister, take care of yourself" "You take care of yourself too"





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تقبرني*

* bury me

Arabic | Levantine Lebanon

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

(v.) Commonly used by people as a sign of affection. It's a way of saying "I hope I die before you". Can sometimes be used in a condescending way.

"مبروك عالولد ! يئبرني شكلو"

"Congratulations on the baby! May he bury me"





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epibreren

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Very Rare Occasion BY Some People

To perform an undefined task in order to inspire the impression that this very task is of utmost importance, even though it is totally insignificant.

"We moeten dit document nog epileren."

"We still have to epibrate this document."





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falan filan*

* such and such

Turkish Turkey

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

It is used for things you don't really care about, so you just slide over.

"Ben böyle güzelim, falan filan"

"I'm beautiful like this, such and such"





#AyasofyaMüzedir*

* #HagiaSophiaIsAMuseum

Turkish Turkey

Hashtag USED On Occasion BY Some People

A hashtag created to show disapproval of the Turkish government's decision to turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Ayasofya milletlerin ve dinlerin ortak buluşma noktasıdır. #AyasofyaMüzedir , mirastır ve korunmalıdır.

Hagia Sophia is a meeting point of nations and religions. #HagiaSophiaIsAMuseum , a legacy and should be protected.





aralarından su sızmamak*

* not to leak water between them

Turkish Turkey

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

It means that you are a very close friend to another person. You talk a lot with them and get along.

"2 kardeşin arasından su sızmaz, çok iyi anlaşırlar."

"Between the 2 siblings they dont leak water between them, they get along well."





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wee

Scots Scotland

Word USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(adj.) Meaning 'small' or 'little'. Can also be used to mean 'young'.

"Gie us a wee dram a' yer whiskey pal"

"Give me a small sip of your whiskey, mate"





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Comu semu? *

* How are we (doing)?

Sicilian Sicily, Italy

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Everyone

This is what you say when you meet someone you haven’t seen in a while and you want to know what’s new and how they're doing.

"We Carmelo, comu semu?"

"Hey Carmelo, what’s up?"





chongo

Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina

Word USED Frequently BY Young people

(n.) A way to refer to your informal love partner.

"Are you and Juan boyfriend and girlfriend? Naaa, he is my chongo. We only see each other from time to time"





chamuyar

Spanish | Argentina Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Slang USED Frequently BY Young people

(v.) This can be applied to many things: you can chamuyar an exam or a job interview if you get your way around it saying whatever comes to your mind, but intelligently; or you can chamuyar someone, thats is, trying to make them your love partner.

"¿Qué tal te fue el examen de ayer?" "Ah pues tuve que chamuyar, no me sabía nada"

"How did you do at your exam yesterday?" "Oh I had to chamuyar, I didn't know a thing"





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kaj ima?*

* What is there?

Croatian Zagreb, Croatia

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

An informal way to greet friends.

"Di si care, kaj ima?"

"Hey man, what's up?"





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bedda*

* beautiful

Sicilian Sicily, Italy

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) It literally means beautiful, so don't be surprised if Sicilian grannies call you that.

“Ciao, bedda!”

“Hello, beautiful”





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thunder-plump

Scots Scotland

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

(n.) A sudden, thundery shower of rain.

"It's awfie dreich the day, a reckon we're in fer an unco big thunder-plump!"

"It's awfully grey today, I reckon there's a very big thunder-plump coming!"





Andrà tutto bene *

* Everything will be alright

Italian Italy

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

During the corona virus pandemic, people affixed cardboards everywhere with this slogan on them. It became the most trending hashtag in Italy when everything seemed dark.

“Non aver paura! Andrà tutto bene”

"Don't panic! Everything will be alright"





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ceud mìle fàilte*

* one hundred thousand welcomes

Gaelic Scotland

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A common greeting, often seen on place-name signs of towns

"Failte do dh'Eilean na Hearradh, ceud mìle fàilte!"

"Welcome to the Isle of Harris, one hundred thousand welcomes!"