Loan Words

Door post, rice and hammock.

Am I speaking English, French, Tamil or Taino?!

Ever been curious where words come from? The World Loanword Database (WOLD) contains information on loanwords, source words and other words in 395 languages. It gives information on words that have been borrowed from and to various languages, and includes a map of where these words come from in the world.

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