Foreign Words and Phrases Trivia Quiz
Foreign words and phrases that are now in common use in the English language! 10 Questions.
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The Italian phrase "la dolce vita" means what?
The good life
The sweet life
The easy life
The rich life
The Spanish word manana, meaning an unspecified time in the future, actually translates as what?
Perestroika is the Russian word for what?
The Hebrew word "goy" refers to what?
a gentile (non-Jew)
a spiritual leader
The Japanese word "kamikaze" means what in English?
The Latin phrase "carpe diem" translates as what?
let the buyer beware
seize the day
"Kitsch" is the German word for something pretentious, inferior or in bad taste but what does it actually translate as?
The Greek term "hoi polloi" translates into English as what?
The French term "coupe de grace" translates into English as?
blow of state
occasion of war
according to law
blow of mercy
A gypsy would feel insulted if you called him a "pikey" as this word means?
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