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

You can’t talk about Halloween without the monsters that spawned an entire genre! Mysterious brooding creatures who thirst for human blood, rituals for identifying vampires differ across the continent – as do the suggested ways to protect yourself from their advances…

Whether you like them old school, aristocratic Gothic monsters or more modern, moody and glittery, here is how to say vampire in the 50 languages of Europe in a Day!

  1. Albanian – Vampir
  2. Arabic – مصاص دماء (Masas dima)
  3. Armenian – վամպիր (Vampir)
  4. Azerbaijani – Vampir
  5. Basque – Banpiro
  6. Belarusian – Вампір (Vampir)
  7. Bulgarian – Вампир (Vampir)
  8. Catalan – Vampir
  9. Croatian – Vampir
  10. Czech – Upír
  11. Danish – Vampyr
  12. Dutch – Vampier
  13. Estonian – Vampiir
  14. Faroese – Vampýr
  15. Finnish – Vampyyri
  16. French – Vampire
  17. Georgian – ვამპირი (Vamp’iri)
  18. German – Vampir
  19. Greek – βαμπίρ (Vampír)
  20. Greenlandic – Vampyri
  21. Hungarian – Vámpír
  22. Icelandic – Vampíra
  23. Irish Gaelic – Súmaire fola
  24. Italian – Vampiro
  25. Jèrriais – Vampithe
  26. Latin – Vampyrus
  27. Latvian – Vampīrs
  28. Lithuanian – Vampyras
  29. Low German – Vampir
  30. Luxembourgish – Vampir
  31. Macedonian – Вампир (Vampir)
  32. Maltese – Vampir
  33. Manx – Sooder folley
  34. Monégasque – Vampiru
  35. Northern Sami – Varrajámit*
  36. Norwegian – Vampyr
  37. Polish – Wampir
  38. Portuguese – Vampiro
  39. Romanian – Vampir
  40. Russian – Вампир (Vampir)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Bhampair
  42. Serbian – Вампир (Vampir)
  43. Slovak – Upír
  44. Slovene – Vampir
  45. Spanish – Vampiro
  46. Swedish – Vampyr
  47. Swiss German – Vampir
  48. Turkish – Vampir
  49. Ukrainian – Вампір (Vampir)
  50. Welsh – Fampir
  • Northern Sami – Varrajámit was coined by me, ‘blood phantom’

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