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LET'S FACE IT!

A Viking Network language project.
Commenced March 2000


WHAT YOU CAN DO.

You must write the name of each of the facial features 1 to 8 in your own language, dialect, slang or another language of your country.
Send this list or lists to me at sod@indigo.ie .

(Note: No. 4 refers to Teeth, No. 3 refers to mouth.)


HEBREW

1 = Se'ar
2 = Ozen
3 = Peh
4 = Shinayim
5 = Santer
6 = Aff
7 = Ayin
8 = Gaba

ENGLISH

1 = Hair
2 = Ear
3 = Mouth
4 = Teeth
5 = Chin
6 = Nose
7 = Eye
8 = Eyebrow

IRISH

1 = gruaig
2 = cluas
3 = bal
4 = fiacla
5 = smig
6 = srn
7 = sil
8 = mala

FINNISH

1 = hiukset
2 = korva
3 = suu
4 = hampaat
5 = leuka
6 = nen
7 = silm
8 = kulmakarvat

NORWEGIAN

1 = hr
2 = re
3 = munn
4 = tenner
5 = hake
6 = nese
7 = ye
8 = yenbryn

SWEDISH

1 = hår
2 = öra
3 = mun
4 = tänder
5 = haka
6 = näsa
7 = öga
8 = ögonbryn

DANISH

1 = haar
2 = oere
3 = mund
4 = taender
5 = hage
6 = naese
7 = oeje
8 = oejenbryn

FRENCH

1 = Cheveux
2 = Oreille
3 = Bouche
4 = Dent
5 = Menton
6 = Nez
7 = Oeil
8 = Sourcil

IRISH SLANG & GAMMON (Travellers' Language)

1 = Mop
2 = Lug
3 = Gob
4 = Teeth
5 = Chin
6 = Schnoz
7 = Peepers
8 = Eye-brows

TURKISH

1 = Saç
2 = Kulak
3 = Aðýz
4 = Diþ
5 = Çene
6 = Burun
7 = Göz
8 = Kaþ

BRETON
Breton of the Vannes region, called "guénédeg", "brehoneg Brou Guéned", "iéh Guéned" in the Vannes dialect ("breton vannetais" or simply "vannetais" in  french):

1 = Bleù or bliaù (collective name)
2 = skoarn but diskoarn (for dual)
3 = gineu, géneu, bég
4 = dant
5 = bailhog, balog,mailhog, bajol (depending on the local variety)
6 = fri
7 = lagad but deulagad (for dual)
8 = mourren, gourren, malùen, barguren, barren, marren, marjen, abrant but diù abrant (for dual) - all this word depending on local variety use.

SPANISH

1 = el pelo
2 = la oreja
3 = la boca
4 = la dentadura
5 = la barbilla
6 = el nariz
7 = el ojo
8 = la ceja

Updated April 2006 by the Viking Network

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