Russian words that will be mistaken for curses abroad
Russian words that will be mistaken for curses abroad
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It would seem, what's wrong with the word "match"? But in other countries there are words consonant with Russian, and their meanings do not always coincide. To avoid an embarrassing situation, it is best to explore the country you are about to visit. Our site will tell you what Russian words abroad can offend local residents.

1. Swimming pool

In French, the Russian word "pool" means "sagging woman's chest" (bas sein). Countries in which it is better not to pronounce this word: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

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2. Papaya

In Central America and Cuba, the word "papaya" (papayo) is equivalent to the Russian euphemism "pilotka", only the Spanish version is much rougher.

Countries: Guatemala, Honduras, Cuba, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador.

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3. Wench

And in Russian this word is considered rude, and in Czech děvka even means "prostitute".

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4. Match

The harmless word "match" in Poland is heard as piczka, which means a lord in an obscene version.

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5. Kant

In English, сunt is an obscene version of the word "vagina".

Countries: Great Britain and the countries of the British Commonwealth, USA, Australia, India, Pakistan, South Africa.

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6. Kis-kis

The word "kis" in Arabic is obscenely called the main element of the female reproductive system.

Countries: UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, etc.

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7. Ear

The Russian word "ear" with an emphasis on the first syllable is in Greek a rough version of the word "ass" (κολος).

Countries: Greece, Cyprus.

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8. Envelope

For French-speaking countries, "envelope" in the Russian pronunciation is an obscene phrase that translates as "green vagina" (con vert).

Countries: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

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9. Account

In French, the word "toilet" (chiotte) sounds exactly the same.

Countries: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

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10. Date

The word is similar to the Arabic verb "co-purchase". But they are not one hundred percent consonant, the Arabic sounds more like "feynak".

Countries: UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, etc.

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