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

Described as horse-like creatures with a single spiralling horn, unicorns appear throughout different mythologies both in Europe and around the world. Said to be pure and incredibly rare, alleged unicorn horns fetched a high price for their magical properties while it was widely believed that these powerful creatures could only be captured by a virgin.

Even today, unicorns continue to be a big staple of both fantasy and pop culture. Now you can share your love for them with just some of the words for unicorn in the 50 languages of Europe in a Day!

  1. Albanian – Briqen
  2. Arabic – أحادي القرن (Ahadi alqarn)
  3. Armenian – Միաեղջյուր (Miayeghjyur)
  4. Azerbaijani – Təkbuynuz
  5. Basque – Adarbakar
  6. Belarusian – Аднарог (Adnaroh)
  7. Bulgarian – Еднорог (Ednorog)
  8. Catalan – Unicorn
  9. Croatian – Jednorog
  10. Czech – Jednorožec
  11. Danish – Enhjørning
  12. Dutch – Eenhoorn
  13. Estonian – Ükssarvik
  14. Faroese – Einhyrningur
  15. Finnish – Yksisarvinen
  16. French – Licorne
  17. Georgian – უნიკორნი (Unik’orni)
  18. German – Einhorn
  19. Greek – Μονόκερως (Monókeros)
  20. Greenlandic – Enhjørningi
  21. Hungarian – Egyszarvú
  22. Icelandic – Einhyrningur
  23. Irish Gaelic – Aonbheannach
  24. Italian – Unicorno
  25. Jèrriais – Unicorne
  26. Latin – Unicornis
  27. Latvian – Vienradzis
  28. Lithuanian – Vienaragis
  29. Low German – Eenhoorn
  30. Luxembourgish – Eenhar
  31. Macedonian – Еднорог (Ednorog)
  32. Maltese – Unikorn
  33. Manx – Un-eairkagh
  34. Monégasque – Licorna
  35. Northern Sami – Oktačoarvi*
  36. Norwegian – Enhjørning
  37. Polish – Jednorożec
  38. Portuguese – Unicórnio
  39. Romanian – Inorog
  40. Russian – Единорог (Yedinorog)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Aon-adharcach
  42. Serbian – Једнорог (Jednorog)
  43. Slovak – Jednorožec
  44. Slovene – Samorog
  45. Spanish – Unicornio
  46. Swedish – Enhörning
  47. Swiss German – Aihorn
  48. Turkish – Tekboynuz
  49. Ukrainian – Єдиноріг (Yedinorih)
  50. Welsh – Uncorn
  • Northern Sami – Oktačoarvi was coined by me, ‘one horn’

Author: James Scanlan
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