Multilingual flashcard: Queen

Queen in 10 languages Continuing with the royal theme after prince, princess and king over the past week or two, with queen in 10 languages. The current Queen of England is Elizabeth II and she is one of only two currently reigning queens in the world – the other is Queen Margrethe II of Denmark….

Multilingual flashcard: King

King in 10 languages Continuing with the theme of royalty (see prince and princess here) with king in 10 languages. A lot of the terms for King in various languages come from the Latin, rex. However, the English for King come from the Anglo-Saxon cyning, which is descended from an old form of German. I…

Multilingual flashcard: Prince

Prince in 10 languages To match the princess card posted a few days ago, here is how to say prince in 10 languages. The English word comes, via French, from the Latin:  princeps, from primus (first) + capio (to seize), meaning “the chief, most distinguished, ruler, prince” and was the informal title of the Roman…