Words That Sound and Mean The Same in Different Languages

"Tea" almost sounds the same in three languages.
by Mylene Mendoza   |  Jul 24, 2020
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Learning about the different languages around the world honestly sounds difficult, BUT fascinating. You get to compare and contrast it with your own mother tongue. The similarities and the differences will make you appreciate your own language more. For instance, did you know that Filipino terms like kilig and gigil have no direct English equivalents?

On the other hand, there are also words that sound similar and mean the same thing across various languages, which makes you feel a little closer to other cultures and make the world feel a tad bit smaller. For instance, "tea" almost sounds the same in three languages. Below, we list down a few more words that sound and mean the same in different countries:

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