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Picture translation game: rainbow

Olinguito
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July 2nd, 2016, 10:10 am #1

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shysophie
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July 2nd, 2016, 10:26 am #2

#2 – Italian: arcobaleno

Did you know? A rainbow is produced as a result of refraction and total internal reflection of sunlight in a raindrop.
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July 2nd, 2016, 10:32 am #3

#3 – Twi: nyankontɔn

Did you know? It was Isaac Newton who first identified seven colours in the spectrum of a rainbow.
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shyian
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July 2nd, 2016, 10:42 am #4

#4 – Russian: радуга

Did you know? Rainbow Warrior was the flagship of Greenpeace that was sunk in 1985 by agents working for the French foreign intelligence. :angry:
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July 2nd, 2016, 11:15 am #5

#5 – Kyrgyz: асан-үсөн

Did you know? That ship was formerly the Sir William Hardy, a trawler belonging to the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
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July 2nd, 2016, 11:21 am #6

#6 – Chinese: 彩虹

Did you know? Britain has had a series of disputes (the Cod Wars) with Iceland over fishing rights in the North Atlantic.
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July 2nd, 2016, 11:25 am #7

#7 – Tahitian: anuanua

Did you know? England lost 1–2 to Iceland in Euro 2016. :boo:
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July 2nd, 2016, 11:34 am #8

#8 – Polish: tęcza

Did you know? “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” is a song sung by Judy Garland in the film Ziegfeld Girl (1941).
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July 2nd, 2016, 11:43 am #9

#9 – Northern Sami: arvedávgi

Did you know? It is based on the middle section of Frédéric Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu.
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shyvicky
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July 2nd, 2016, 8:59 pm #10

#10 – Ukrainian: веселка

Did you know? The Rainbow is a novel by D. H. Lawrence.
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July 2nd, 2016, 9:57 pm #11

#11 – Bengali: রংধনু

Did you know? It was first published in 1915.
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shyvicky
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July 6th, 2016, 9:58 am #12

#12 – Basque: ortzadar

Did you know? The basic sentence structure in Basque is SOV, with the verb coming at the end – like Turkish and Japanese. This is something I have just gathered from a YouTube video on Basque, a language of mystery.

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July 6th, 2016, 10:09 am #13

Did you know? At the other extreme, Welsh has basic sentence structure VSO: the verb comes at the beginning.

#13 – Welsh: enfys
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July 18th, 2016, 10:12 pm #14

#14 – Scottish Gaelic: bogha-frois
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July 18th, 2016, 10:19 pm #15

#15 – Breton: kanevedenn
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shysophie
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August 20th, 2016, 3:20 pm #16

#16 – Albanian: ylber

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August 20th, 2016, 3:28 pm #17

#17 – Lithuanian: vaivorykštė
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