What’s better than knowing how to say a word in another language? Knowing exactly where that particular word is used, of course! Thanks to European Word Translator, you can learn your geography and your languages at the same time.
The European word translator, inspired by Reddit’s “etymological maps” section, lets you enter one- or two-word phrases to be translated by Google Translate and laid over a map of Europe. So now you can see geographically how language is split up.
Want to know what the Norwegian translation for “snow” is? Just punch in the word and you’ll be given: snø. Likewise, now you can see how countries close to Norway also so say it. The Swedish translation is snö and the Finnish translation is lumi. See what a difference a little bit of water like the Gulf of Bothnia can have on language?
Or you can do dirty words and see how to travel across the continent with attitude: