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How to say WEREWOLF in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!

By the light of the full moon, these poor souls are cursed to turn into savage and bloodthirsty beasts with no memory of their human self…

Beware the light of the full moon and get off the road before sundown… but before you do, find out the words for werewolf or wolf man in the 50 language of Europe in a Day!

  1. Albanian – Njeri-ujk
  2. Arabic – مستذئب (Mustadhyib)
  3. Armenian –  մարդագայլ (Mardagayl)
  4. Azerbaijani – Canavar adam
  5. Basque – Gizotso
  6. Belarusian – Пярэварацень (Pyarevaratsen’)
  7. Bulgarian – Вълколак (Vulkolak)
  8. Catalan – Home llop
  9. Croatian – Vukodlak
  10. Czech – Vlkodlak
  11. Danish – Varulv
  12. Dutch – Weerwolf
  13. Estonian – Libahunt
  14. Faroese – Varúlvur
  15. Finnish – Ihmissusi
  16. French – Loup-garou
  17. Georgian – მაქცია (Maktsia)
  18. German – Werwolf
  19. Greek – λυκάνθρωπος (Lykánthropos)
  20. Greenlandic – Amaroqangut*
  21. Hungarian – Farkasember
  22. Icelandic – Varúlfur
  23. Irish Gaelic – Conriocht
  24. Italian – Lupo mannaro
  25. Jèrriais – Ouothou 
  26. Latin – Lycanthropus
  27. Latvian – Vilkacis
  28. Lithuanian – Vilkolakis
  29. Low German – Warwulf
  30. Luxembourgish – Wollefmann
  31. Macedonian – Врколак (Vrkolak)
  32. Maltese – Bulupu
  33. Manx – Conreeaght
  34. Monégasque – Omu luvu
  35. Northern Sami – Gumpealmmái*
  36. Norwegian – Varulv
  37. Polish – Wilkołak
  38. Portuguese – Lobisomem
  39. Romanian – Vârcolac
  40. Russian – Оборотень (Oboroten’)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Fearolc
  42. Serbian – Вукодлак (Vukodlak)
  43. Slovak – Vlkolak
  44. Slovene – Volkodlak
  45. Spanish – Hombre lobo
  46. Swedish – Varulv
  47. Swiss German – Wërwolf
  48. Turkish – Kurt adam
  49. Ukrainian – Вовкулака (Vovkulaka)
  50. Welsh – Bleidd-ddyn
  • Greenlandic – Amaroqangut was coined by me ‘wolf man’
  • Northern Sami – Gumpealmmái was coined by me ‘wolf man’

Author: James Scanlan
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