Thursday, June 26, 2008

Thursday 13, Edition 20: How Do You Say Meow?


Speaking in Other Languages

1. Afrikaans: miaau
2. Albanian: mjau
3. Arabic (Algeria): miaou miaou
4. Chinese (Mandarin): miao miao
5. Croatian: mijau
6. Danish: mjav
7. Dutch: miauw
8. Estonian: näu
9. Finnish: miau, kurnau
10. French: miaou
11. Greek: niaou
12. Hebrew: miyau
13. Hindi: mya:u, mya:u:

Plus some more we just thought were cool!
Icelandic: mjá
Indonesian: ngeong
Japanese: nyaa
Korean: (n)ya-ong
Polish: miau
Slovene: mijau
Turkish: miyauv, miyauv
Vietnamese: meo-meo

8 comments:

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Very cool list! :)

Don't forget German: "miau"

Daisy said...

I just say it like this "Mrrrrt!"

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

circle circle, dot dot, now you got your cooties shot!

great list. i'm more of a "meeper" myself.

i'll email you my addy right now.

Rossettiand Kirara said...

Luna Cat!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hehe Auntie Kimmie typed POLISH for you!!!!!!!

Eric and Flynn said...

I say Mrrraaaaarrrr at the top of my voice and Eric says little quiet mews.
Flynn

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Wow, yoo speak a lot of langwidjes. Zippy sez maaaaaaaaowwwww really loud and Sadie "talks" mrow marr moewer marrrr and Speedy just skweeks...ya know fur a big mancat he haf a tiny voice.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

I had no idea I'd sound different in different countries... hmm...

Tara said...

Neat list! Kavan must be part Vietnamese, as he always says meo meo!

Tara