False friends

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This article better explains some of the false cognates i spoke of when comparing Spanish and English it has some awesome examples from a variety of languages ...

https://www.daytranslations.com/blog/2018/03/same-words-different-languages-different-meanings-11021/

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Interesting. Thanks for sharing.


Mama" in Russian and in several other different languages means ''mother.'' However, in Georgian, ''mama'' is the term for ''father."

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