Estonians Add Made-up Vocab to the Dictionary
Eestlased Eestis 02 Dec 2010  EWR
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December 2 marks the finish of a word contest initiated by the President on Re-independence day, August 20, to come up with new words that better express foreign concepts in the Estonian language.

The winning neologisms will be deemed real Estonian words with full legitimacy alongside other words in the dictionary.

Organizers drew up 11 concepts for which the Estonian language currently either lacks a proper translation, has a complicated expression, borrows a foreign word, or causes confusion due to numerous definitions, reported ETV.

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