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

Found in almost all folklores and mythologies across Europe, there are many differing stories and beliefs about fairies. Indeed, depending on who you ask these tiny magical creatures shaped like humans with wings can be benevolent, mischievous or even outright vicious!

Some claim they are earth-bound angels, while others state they’re spirits of the natural world or a pre-human form of life – whatever they are, here’s how to say fairy in the 50 languages of Europe in a Day!

  1. Albanian – Zanë
  2. Arabic – جنية (Jinniya)
  3. Armenian – Փերի (P’eri)
  4. Azerbaijani – Pəri
  5. Basque – Maitagarri
  6. Belarusian – Фея (Feya)
  7. Bulgarian – Фея (Feya)
  8. Catalan – Fada
  9. Croatian – Vila
  10. Czech – Víla
  11. Danish – Fe
  12. Dutch – Fee
  13. Estonian – Haldjas
  14. Faroese – Álvur
  15. Finnish – Keiju
  16. French – Fée
  17. Georgian – ფერია (Peria)
  18. German – Fee
  19. Greek – Νεράιδα (Neráida)
  20. Greenlandic – Arnaq sapigaatsoq
  21. Hungarian – Tündér
  22. Icelandic – Álfur
  23. Irish Gaelic – Sióg
  24. Italian – Fata
  25. Jèrriais – Fée
  26. Latin – Fada
  27. Latvian – Feja
  28. Lithuanian – Fėja
  29. Low German – Fee
  30. Luxembourgish – Fee
  31. Macedonian – Вила (Vila)
  32. Maltese – Feri
  33. Manx – Shee
  34. Monégasque – Fada
  35. Northern Sami – Šibit
  36. Norwegian – Fe
  37. Polish – Wróżka
  38. Portuguese – Fada
  39. Romanian – Zână
  40. Russian – Фея (Feya)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Sìthiche
  42. Serbian – Вила (Vila)
  43. Slovak – Víla
  44. Slovene – Vila
  45. Spanish – Hada
  46. Swedish – Fe
  47. Swiss German – Feä
  48. Turkish – Peri
  49. Ukrainian – Фея (Feya)
  50. Welsh – Tylwythyn teg

Author: James Scanlan
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