Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

Before traveling abroad every Russian tourist would do well to study the traditions of the country in which he is steering, because it turns out, many of us often use words in other countries are curses that can offend the feelings of the inhabitants of foreign countries. To avoid such unpleasant mistakes that will make you blush, we offer you a list of the most innocuous of Russian words that are abroad will be considered offensive.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

1. Pool

In the French language the Russian word for "pool" becomes a phrase that means "sagging female Breasts" (bas sein).

Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

2. Papaya

In the countries of Central America and in Cuba the word "papaya" (papayo) is equivalent to the Russian euphemism "pussy", only the Spanish version is considerably rougher. If you want to enjoy this fruit, for example, in Cuba, ask for fruta bomba.

Countries: Guatemala, Honduras, Cuba, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

3. Girl

In Russian "girl" sounds pretty rude, but Czechs are even stronger. Czech děvka — obscene word meaning "prostitute".

Country: Czech Republic.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

4. Match

In Poland you have to be careful with the pronunciation of the word "match", to poles it sounds like piczka, which means vagina in obscene form.

Country: Poland.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

5. Kant

Harmless Russian "Kant" in the English — speaking countries, swearing. English сunt is obscene version of the word "vagina."

Country: UK and British Commonwealth countries, USA, Australia, India, Pakistan, and South Africa.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

6. Kitty

In the countries where they speak Arabic, it is not necessary to call the cat in our — "kitty-kitty". The word "kitty" in the Arab obscenely called home (to you) element of the female reproductive system.

Country: UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria etc.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

7. Ear

The Russian word for "ear" with the accent on the first syllable — Greek a rough version of the word "ass" (κολος).

Country: Greece, Cyprus.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

8. The envelope

The word "envelope" is derived from the French verb couvert to cover. However, for French-speaking "envelope" in the Russian pronunciation — the obscene phrase that translates as "green vagina" (con-vert).

Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

9. Account

In French, similarly, heard the word "toilet" (сhiotte).

Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, former French colonies.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

10. Shield

Notorious all the word "shield" has an English equivalent in pronunciation — shit, which translates as "shit."

Country: England, United States.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

11. Date

Similar to the Arab taboo, the verb "to copulate". The word consonant is not a hundred percent Arabic (it sounds more like a "panak"), but it's better not to shout at the Bazaar "Dates!".

Country: UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria etc.

Harmless Russian words that are abroad will be taken for swearing

12. Th?

Russian colloquial "che" in Vietnam — roughly a curse, "bastard" (chó).

Country: Vietnam.

Keywords: Abroad | Swearing | Russian language | Tourism

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