Posts tagged Fun expressions
Top 10 Luxembourgish animal expressions

A fun way to learn additional vocabulary, animal expressions also allow you to learn a little bit about the culture of Luxembourg. There are hundreds of animal expressions in Luxembourgish, some clearly vestiges of old farming wisdom, others colourful caricatures of animals to describe aspects of human nature. Here's my top 10.

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Not every English word has an equivalent in Luxembourgish - and why that makes it fun.

Sometimes it can be frustrating translating from English to Luxembourgish as some words just don’t seem to have a direct equivalent but rather have to be described in half a sentence.  

But we have to give some credit to Luxembourgish for being rich in imagination in it’s lengthy descriptions of otherwise simple facts of life.

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