WORDS TRAVEL – THE WORD «ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ» IN 15 LANGUAGES

 

The Greek word «μουσείο» (museum), connected to the 9 Muses, has traveled to all European languages and is used with almost the same pronunciations on a daily basis by millions of people around the globe. Our recent visit to Benaki Museum made us think about this travel.

The list with the word «μουσείο» in 15 languages may be found here:

Greek:               μουσείο

English:            museum

French:               musée

Ukrainian:          Музей

Polish:                muzeum

Rumanian:         muzeu

German:             Museum

Russian:              музеи

Bulgarian:          музей

Dutch:                museum

Slovenian:          muzej

Spanish:             museo

Italian:                museo

Portuguese:       museu

Hungarian:         múzeum

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