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You know, a lot of the times my Word of the Day series focuses on either obscure or unusual or linguistically interesting words and I realize this may not be of much use to the person who is just beginning to learn Romanian. If this is you, today you are lucky because the word zebra… Read More ›
This past weekend I was in Sibiu for their medieval festival and I got to hear a word that was new to me and not yet part of my vocabulary. The cool thing about this word is that one of a rare triplet of synonyms in modern Romanian. As I’ve detailed before, there are lots… Read More ›
Coming directly from the Hungarian (and pronounced virtually the same), the word musai (moo-sigh) in Romanian is identical in meaning with the Latin-based word neapărat. Because of its Hungarian origins, musai is generally only used in certain parts of the country, especially the parts with a greater Hungarian influence. Neapărat! AND NOW YOU KNOW!