A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
The word ‘friend’ in many languages: 
Afrikaans: vriend / Albania: mik  / Armenian: unker / Chinese: péngyou / Croatian: prijátel / Danish: veninde, ven   / Dutch: vriend, vriendje  / Estonian: sõber / Finnish: ystävä / French: ami / Georgian: megobari / German: Freund (m.) Freundin (f.) / Hindi: dōst /Hungarian: barát / Irish: cara / Italian: amico (m.), amica (f.) / Japanese: Yūjin, tomodachi / Korean: chingu / Latin: amicus, sodalis / Manx: carrey / Norwegian: venn / Old English: freond, wine / Persian: dust / Polish: przyjaciel (close friend),  kolega (regular friend) / Portuguese: amigo (m.), amiga (f.) / Russian: друг (male), подруга (female), друзья (plural) / Sanskrit: mitra  / Scottish: caraid / Serbian: prijatelj / Spanish: amigo (m.) amiga (f.) / Swahili: rafiki / Swedish: vän / Tagalog: kaibígan / Thai: pheụ̄̀xn / Turkish: arkadas, dost / Urdu: Dost / Welsh: ffrind / Zulu: umngane 
NB: would welcome input/corrections from native speakers as obviously I don’t speak every single one of these languages thus do not have a perfect grasp of them.
[Lynette Sherrard]

The word ‘friend’ in many languages: 

Afrikaans: vriend / Albania: mik  / Armenian: unker / Chinese: péngyou / Croatian: prijátel / Danish: veninde, ven   / Dutch: vriend, vriendje  / Estonian: sõber / Finnishystävä / French: ami / Georgian: megobari / German: Freund (m.) Freundin (f.) / Hindi: dōst /Hungarian: barát / Irish: cara / Italian: amico (m.), amica (f.) / Japanese: Yūjin, tomodachi / Korean: chingu / Latin: amicus, sodalis / Manx: carrey / Norwegian: venn / Old English: freond, wine / Persian: dust / Polish: przyjaciel (close friend),  kolega (regular friend) Portuguese: amigo (m.), amiga (f.) / Russian: друг (male), подруга (female), друзья (plural) / Sanskrit: mitra  / Scottish: caraid / Serbian: prijatelj / Spanish: amigo (m.) amiga (f.) / Swahili: rafiki / Swedish: vän / Tagalog: kaibígan / Thai: pheụ̄̀xn / Turkish: arkadas, dost / Urdu: Dost / Welsh: ffrind / Zulu: umngane 

NB: would welcome input/corrections from native speakers as obviously I don’t speak every single one of these languages thus do not have a perfect grasp of them.

[Lynette Sherrard]

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