words without vowels in your language?

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Are there any words in your language that don't contain any vowel and that are not acronyms?

 

There are quite a few in my language which is Czech language :

skrz (throught), prst (finger), trh (market), drb (rumour), krk (neck), vlk (wolf), plž (slug), srp (sickle) and more.

 

It's your turn now

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rhythm if you don't count Y

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I don't think we have any

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Entire sentences can be constructed without vowels :rip: 

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No but there is a word that has 6 consonants in a row 

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Brk  - a moustache

Vrt - garden 

Krst - cross

Krv - blood

Prst - finger

Crv - worm

Grb - coat of arms

....

 

 

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7 minutes ago, Slamless said:

rhythm if you don't count Y

I count it :emofish:

 

3 minutes ago, Ecstasy said:

No but there is a word that has 6 consonants in a row 

Cool! Which one and in which language?

 

3 minutes ago, Letters From Adi said:

Entire sentences can be constructed without vowels :rip: 

I know: "Strč prst skrz krk"  - it means something like "pull your finger throught your neck", it's a popular sentence for its difficult prononciation.

 

Do you have any other example? :smile:

 

1 minute ago, Ailan said:

Brk  - a moustache

Vrt - garden 

Krst - cross

Krv - blood

Prst - finger

Crv - worm

Grb - coat of arms

....

 

 

Cool! Which language is that?

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Just now, Nerevanin said:

Cool! Which language is that?

Serbo-Croatian

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Irish language is obsessed with vowels. We can have 3/4 vowels in a row

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5 minutes ago, Ailan said:

Serbo-Croatian

I believe that there is a Croatian island which is called "Krk". Does it mean something in Serbo-Croatian (assuming that the name comes from the language)?

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2 minutes ago, Nerevanin said:

I believe that there is a Croatian island which is called "Krk". Does it mean something in Serbo-Croatian (assuming that the name comes from the language)?

That word doesn't mean anything in our language and I actually think that Krk is a variation of a latin word, because many Balkan coastal places were founded by Romans.

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well... "w" (in) and "z" (with) I guess. 

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15 minutes ago, Nerevanin said:

 

 

I know: "Strč prst skrz krk"  - it means something like "pull your finger throught your neck", it's a popular sentence for its difficult prononciation.

 

Do you have any other example? :smile:

 

Well, I don't generally use the Latin script, there are completely different vowels and consonants, some of which the Latin script doesn't have.

 

न रत्न दनम् means "won't give priceless things"

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 brrr! (I'm cold in french)

grrr! (I'm angry in french)

pff (I don't care in french)

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20 minutes ago, Letters From Adi said:

Well, I don't generally use the Latin script, there are completely different vowels and consonants, some of which the Latin script doesn't have.

 

न रत्न दनम् means "won't give priceless things"

Oh. OK. Forgive my ignorance but just to be a bit more cleverer, what language is "न रत्न दनम्"?

 

 

43 minutes ago, Ailan said:

That word doesn't mean anything in our language and I actually think that Krk is a variation of a latin word, because many Balkan coastal places were founded by Romans.

I see. That's interesting. In my language "krk" means "neck" and as both Czech and Serbo-Croatian are slavic languages, I half expected it to have the same meaning in Serbo-Croatian as it has in Czech.

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7 minutes ago, Nerevanin said:

Oh. OK. Forgive my ignorance but just to be a bit more cleverer, what language is "न रत्न दनम्"?

 

It's formal Hindi written in the Devanagari script.

 

Google translate only accepts informal Hindi for some reason it seems :huh: 

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33 minutes ago, Nerevanin said:

I see. That's interesting. In my language "krk" means "neck" and as both Czech and Serbo-Croatian are slavic languages, I half expected it to have the same meaning in Serbo-Croatian as it has in Czech.

Of course that our languages have a lot of similarities, but "krk" isn't one of them :blush:

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в (in) 

c (with) 

 

3 hours ago, Ecstasy said:

No but there is a word that has 6 consonants in a row 

aren't you Georgian? if yes, can you explain how the **** do you pronounce these words :rip: it's from wikipedia btw 

 

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And the following words begin with eight consonants:

  • გვფრცქვნ (gvprtskvni), "you peel us"
  • გვბრდღვნ (gvbrdghvni), "you tear us"

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_language#Vocabulary

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7 minutes ago, Pendulum said:

в (in) 

c (with) 

 

Russian? :smile:

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Just now, Nerevanin said:

Russian? :smile:

Bulgarian :smile: the best slavic language and the birthplace of the cyrillic alphabet :cm: 

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1 minute ago, Pendulum said:

Bulgarian :smile: the best slavic language and the birthplace of the cyrillic alphabet :cm: 

I think that we can agree that Slavic languages >>>>>>>

:smile:

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Y (and) in spanish:cm:

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24 minutes ago, Pendulum said:

в (in) 

c (with) 

 

aren't you Georgian? if yes, can you explain how the **** do you pronounce these words :rip: it's from wikipedia btw 

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_language#Vocabulary

Nnnn, forgot about this form. words like these aren't that many. Usually you get no more than 2 or 3 consonants without a vowel max. Some of them are just hard for foreigners to pronounce like ღ=gh 

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Just now, Ecstasy said:

Nnnn, forgot about this form. words like these aren't that many. Usually you get no more than 2 or 3 consonants without a vowel max. Some of them are just hard for foreigners to pronounce like ღ=gh 

but still.. can you pronounce this? 7 consonants psyduck.gif 

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