Six-a-day: 2006.11.27

Spanish
investidura
/in-ves-ti-du-ra/
—investiture, vote of confidence
From donquijote.org's Palabra del Dia

Hindi
भारत
/bhaa-rat/
—India
Translated from BBCHindi

Punjabi
ਹਾਥੀ
/haa-thee/
—elephant
From punjabonline's Reading Words of Two Letters

Russian
Сказочный
/skah-zah-chniy/
—fairy-tale, fabulous (adj.)
From masterrussian.com

Farsi
پنجره
/pan-ja-reh/
—window
From easypersian.com

Arabic
مرحبا
/mar-ha-ban/
—hello, welcome
From LexicOrient's Babel: Arabic

(This will also be a test to see if the characters for each of the different alphabets post properly.)

(And until I get my friends in here to help me, I will just pick words or phrases at random and give the citation for where I found them.)

(I recognize that my potential for error here this is huge, so any corrections would be appreciated 🙂 )

(No, I don't think that learning to write/read can actually substitute speaking the language with people.)

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