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7 American Words And Their Strange Meaning In Other Languages

As we travel across the globe from one country to another, a lot of things change. Cultures, traditions, topography and most importantly, language. A word of a particular language might take a completely different (and hilarious) meaning when read in another language.

Check out some of the American words and their hilarious meanings in various other languages: 

7 American Words And Their Strange Meaning In Other Languages

7 American Words And Their Strange Meaning In Other Languages

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1. Vader

1. Vader

You know Darth Vader from the Star Wars and the shocking reaction when he revealed that he was Luke Skywalker's father? Well, Vader means father in Dutch. So they already knew the plot twist

2 Yes/No

2 Yes/No

If you say "no" to something in Poland, it means you are saying yes because "no" means "yes" in Polish. 

3. Gift

3. Gift

Gift is a German word for "poison" We hope you don't "gift" a German!

4. Gary

4. Gary

If you tell Japenese girls that your name is Gary, be prepared for some hilarious reactions because "Geri" in Japenese means Diarrhea. 

5. Fog

5. Fog

Fog means poop in German. I can't help but imagine poo instead of fog in the picture above. Eww!

6. Preservative 

6. Preservative 

"Preserativ" means condom in Russian. We hope your food contains no "preservatives".

7. Kisses

7. Kisses

When you tell a Swedish person that you want to kiss them, they might punch you because "kiss" in Swedish means "pee".

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