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Maryam
Thursday 28th of October 2004 09:53:19 AM
Longest Words: I was watching a tv program today where the contestants had to find words to given definitions. But the words had more than 5 syllables, like "quebrantahuesos", for example, which means osprey in English.
So... it gave me the idea to post here the longest words used in Spanish. Those are:

Anticonstitucionalísimamente (superlative of "unconstitutionally",

Electroencefalográfico "electroencefalographic"

Esternocleidomastoideo "sternomastoid muscle"

And just for fun:
Cucurrucucu Paloma *the song*
Quisquillosos (fastidious in plural)

*Edit: see, I typed too fast the first word:)!!


salmagundi33
Thursday 28th of October 2004 01:09:00 PM
long english words: supposedly the longest word in the english language (other than strange chemicala compounds) is antidisestablishmentarianism. It is the name of a relgious group in history.


HisGirlFriday
Thursday 28th of October 2004 08:45:45 PM
some of the longest Norwegian words that i have come across are:

kjærlighetsaffæreaffair

and

kjælighetshistorielove story

manufakturhandlerdraper

i think there are alot of large words in Norwegian that equal small words in English.


abaybas
Thursday 28th of October 2004 11:28:48 PM
the longest word in Turkish is:
Cekostavakyalilastiramadiklarimizdanmiymissiniz?
This is just the name Checkoslovakia with a bunch of suffixes added. To make it more clear;
Cekostavakya + lilastiramadiklarimizdanmiymissiniz?

it translates to; Are you one of those that we apparently couldn't make Checkoslovakian?

hehe, suffixes can get nasty. :)





Gijs
Friday 29th of October 2004 03:21:06 AM
The longest (official) word in Dutch is:

wapenstilstandsonderhandelingen

Meaning: negotiations for armistice


BananaHamster
Monday 01st of November 2004 04:04:29 PM
German has some good ones- the one I know about is -

Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgaben- übertragungsgesetz, which is a law about beef coming into germany during the mad cow event.

Also I found this page which provides some long english words and an even longer german one that I was not aware of.

http://members.aol.com/gulfhigh2/words11.html


karesz
Wednesday 10th of November 2004 06:23:41 PM
I know two long words in Hungarian, honestly they are not used, only for fun reasons:

Megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitekért
Elkelkáposztástalanítottátok.

I cannot translate them, it would take so long time. But i have found some kind of explanation on the internet (http://impulzus.sch.bme.hu/info/magyar.shtml):

szent = holy/sacred
szentség = holiness/sanctity
szentségtelen = unholy
(meg)szentségtelenít = to profane/desecrate (to make unholy)
megszentségteleníthetetlen = unprofanable (can not make unholy)
megszentségteleníthetetlenség = unprofanableness
megszentségteleníthetetlenséges = unprofanablenessish
[a thing that is almost impossible to make unholy]
megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedés = [doing/making the above]
megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedése = [somebody's above]
megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedései = [plural of the above]
megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitek = [your ...]
megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitekért = [for your ...]


chjakhan
Thursday 11th of November 2004 01:29:51 PM
wonderful: Originally posted by Maryam


I was watching a tv program today where the contestants had to find words to given definitions. But the words had more than 5 syllables, like "quebrantahuesos", for example, which means osprey in English.
So... it gave me the idea to post here the longest words used in Spanish. Those are:

Anticonstitucionalísimamente (superlative of "unconstitutionally",

Electroencefalográfico "electroencefalographic"

Esternocleidomastoideo "sternomastoid muscle"

And just for fun:
Cucurrucucu Paloma *the song*
Quisquillosos (fastidious in plural)

*Edit: see, I typed too fast the first word:)!!This is my first post on this discuss.
Very interesting discussion is going on here.


zarazek
Friday 12th of November 2004 11:23:19 PM
Polish longest word: This is the longest Polish word (which is correct):
pięćdziesięciogroszówka


Marta
Sunday 14th of November 2004 01:58:40 AM
you think "Konstantynopolitańczykiewiczówna" is not correct:>?


battakappu
Monday 15th of November 2004 04:11:08 AM
In English the longest REAL word is floccinaucinihilipilification with 29 letters. It's listed in the Guinness Book of Records. It means "the act of estimating as worthless."
Lots of people think pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (-koniosis) is the longest word, but it was coined by word puzzlers. The real name for this (lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust) is just pneumoconiosis.

I've seen the longest acceptable Finnish word as lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoriapumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas which has 61 letters and translates approximately to "technical warrant officer trainee specialized in aircraft jet engines."


benny
Tuesday 07th of December 2004 12:41:12 PM
jawab - answer
tanggungjawab - responsible
mempertanggungjawabkan = to responsible


The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.


benny
Tuesday 07th of December 2004 12:53:35 PM
Originally posted by bennylin

The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.

after i search again, i just find this word:

acetyl­seryl­tyrosyl­seryl­iso­leucyl­threonyl­seryl­prolyl­seryl­glutaminyl­phenyl­alanyl­valyl­phenyl­alanyl­leucyl­seryl­seryl­valyl­tryptophyl­alanyl­aspartyl­prolyl­isoleucyl­glutamyl­leucyl­leucyl­asparaginyl­valyl­cysteinyl­threonyl­seryl­seryl­leucyl­glycyl­asparaginyl­glutaminyl­phenyl­alanyl­glutaminyl­threonyl­glutaminyl­glutaminyl­alanyl­arginyl­threonyl­threonyl­glutaminyl­valyl­glutaminyl­glutaminyl­phenyl­alanyl­seryl­glutaminyl­valyl­tryptophyl­lysyl­prolyl­phenyl­alanyl­prolyl­glutaminyl­seryl­threonyl­valyl­arginyl­phenyl­alanyl­prolyl­glycyl­aspartyl­valyl­tyrosyl­lysyl­valyl­tyrosyl­arginyl­tyrosyl­asparaginyl­alanyl­valyl­leucyl­aspartyl­prolyl­leucyl­isoleucyl­threonyl­alanyl­leucyl­leucyl­glycyl­threonyl­phenyl­alanyl­aspartyl­threonyl­arginyl­asparaginyl­arginyl­isoleucyl­isoleucyl­glutamyl­valyl­glutamyl­asparaginyl­glutaminyl­glutaminyl­seryl­prolyl­threonyl­threonyl­alanyl­glutamyl­threonyl­leucyl­aspartyl­alanyl­threonyl­arginyl­arginyl­valyl­aspartyl­aspartyl­alanyl­threonyl­valyl­alanyl­isoleucyl­arginyl­seryl­alanyl­asparaginyl­isoleucyl­asparaginyl­leucyl­valyl­asparaginyl­glutamyl­leucyl­valyl­arginyl­glycyl­threonyl­glycyl­leucyl­tyrosyl­asparaginyl­glutaminyl­asparaginyl­threonyl­phenyl­alanyl­glutamyl­seryl­methionyl­seryl­glycyl­leucyl­valyl­tryptophyl­threonyl­seryl­alanyl­prolyl­alanyl­serine

consist of 1185 letters


have fun with words:
http://www.fun-with-words.com/


Marja
Wednesday 08th of December 2004 10:21:19 PM
This isnt an actual word but a place in Wales that has the longest name in Britain.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

It basically translates to: Saint Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

Im not even gonna attempt to pronounce that one! LOL! :)


oksimoronas
Thursday 09th of December 2004 03:04:46 AM
bepasikiskiakopustelyciaudamas

Lithuanian

(somebody) gathering small shamrocks :)


eldrichmyer
Tuesday 21st of December 2004 08:54:55 PM
place names...: Interesting topic ;)

In afrikaans the longest place name I know of is a place called "tweebuffelsmeteenskootdoodgeskietfontein". It means two buffalo shot to death with one bullet.

It is a funny language though, because many words are just made up of other words (if that makes sence). Ie. "kinderbeskermingseenheidverteenwoordiger" which means child protection agency representative, but every time you re-explain the thing you are referring to, you just add it as a prefix. Hope I haven't confused everyone alse as much as I did myself! ;)


trish
Wednesday 22nd of December 2004 11:56:07 PM
music related: one of the longer words in music theory

semihemidemisemiquaver

smaller divisions of quaver(eigth note)notes 128th to a semibreve(whole note). In musical notation a very extremely short(fast) note.

suppose anyone can add more semi and hemi to the word should they decide to have even shorter notes!

any music dictionary



Brita
Thursday 23rd of December 2004 07:29:57 PM
supercallafradgalistic-expiallidocious!
i have no idea how to spell that, but 'mary poppins' watchers will recognise it :)


Stine
Sunday 26th of December 2004 02:43:51 AM
Originally posted by salmagundi33


supposedly the longest word in the english language (other than strange chemicala compounds) is antidisestablishmentarianism. It is the name of a relgious group in history.

The longest word I've seen in english is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis


benny
Saturday 05th of March 2005 03:03:59 PM
Originally posted by Marja


This isnt an actual word but a place in Wales that has the longest name in Britain.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

It basically translates to: Saint Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

Im not even gonna attempt to pronounce that one! LOL! :)

I happen stumble into this picture. quite amazing, isn't it?




salamakina
Saturday 05th of March 2005 08:40:10 PM
Originally posted by oksimoronas


bepasikiskiakopustelyciaudamas

Lithuanian

(somebody) gathering small shamrocks :)

i think the longest word in lithuanian is

nebeprisikiškiakopūsteliaujantiesiems

in english it is 'to people who cannot enough gather shamrocks'
:)


Aberine
Tuesday 08th of March 2005 06:51:54 PM
The longest word: the longest word in Bulgarian is:
Непротивоконституционствувателствувайте! Don`t act against what is stated in the constitution.


Aberine
Tuesday 08th of March 2005 06:52:24 PM
The longest word: the longest word in Bulgarian is:
Непротивоконституционствувателствувайте! Don`t act against what is stated in the constitution.


fiamma_gt
Sunday 12th of June 2005 10:45:32 AM


Hi, I don't know if this is really a word but I read that the longest word in Spanish is:

Hipopotomonstrosesquipedaliofobia .....


It is the name for the fear of long words.... ;)


Mery
Sunday 12th of June 2005 10:53:13 PM
If I am not mistaken, the longest word in French has 24 letters. It's anticonstitutionnellement = unconstitutionally

:)


EmDee1B86
Monday 13th of June 2005 12:40:14 AM
Tagalog

I think it's nakakapagpapaalibadbad meaning "it's very nauseating." This is what I found from the net. ?=/


slavonac
Monday 13th of June 2005 12:47:23 AM
Croatian: I think it is prijestolonasljednica (female throne succesor)


Mathieu
Monday 13th of June 2005 03:18:20 AM
Boswachtersverenigingsjubileumfeestjesorganisatorenbelangenverenigingsreclamebordplaatsersproblematiekoplossingsvermogen...

Well, Dutch (and many other langs) would beat everything because the longest words are infinite in length.. But that's kind of silly, since it's just because the language just so happens to glue compounds together without spaces.
I'd like to know the real longest words, the ones with one 1 morpheme in them. That is, one word, no compounds or additional declensions. I have no idea what the longest Dutch word would be then... I can't even think of one such word that's fairly long..


Daan
Monday 13th of June 2005 03:25:40 AM
Originally posted by Marja


This isnt an actual word but a place in Wales that has the longest name in Britain.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

It basically translates to: Saint Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

Im not even gonna attempt to pronounce that one! LOL! :)
Check http://llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.co.uk/say.htm :D


Dawnlorraine
Tuesday 14th of June 2005 10:09:41 AM
The longest tagalog word (so far) is:
nagsisipagsinunga-sinungalingan - which means acting as if like fibbing or telling lies



Former_Member
Wednesday 15th of June 2005 03:56:25 PM
the longest german word: well, i was searching the net for some time and found this word.....even i cant speak it proberly but it looks really funny:

Donaudampfschifffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft

its a ship electricity firm on the river donau....

good luck in speaking it



EmDee1B86
Thursday 16th of June 2005 06:14:51 AM
nagsisipagsinunga-sinungalingan

Oy! May hyphen pala iyan. Akala ko wala. Salamat dawn! :)


mandark
Thursday 16th of June 2005 06:48:13 PM
Czech

the longest word in Czech is 'nejneobhospodařovávatelnějšími' which means 'with the least cultivable ones' (i.e. fields)


Petr
Friday 17th of June 2005 11:10:48 PM
The longest Norwegian word I know and is able to say whithout any stamming anytime is the simple noun: høyesterettsjustitiarius (is it 10 syllables?) the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, but I guess I could find something longer if i looked (or made it up like Teup; Grisebankaflatpannapannekaketjukkeknehønaibringebærsauskaribiskestorbåsteingefærbefengterosenkållurerevjerendepotetterninger)


Psyche
Sunday 19th of June 2005 09:19:06 PM
Well, if you ever wrote that word Petr...since it really doesn`t mean anything, I don`t think it could even be considerated as a real word. Especially since the hens have nothing to do with the pancakes! :D

But a realword that would beat your word with two letters (Nat, you gotta realize that this isn`t a competition! :p )could be...hm...universitetsbestyrerinnene! ;)


oviaukko
Sunday 26th of June 2005 12:34:33 AM
kinda replying to karesz: it's funny about hungarian and finnish that in both you can make the word longer and longer and *longer* for ages. also, in finland you can basically combain words... like let's say we need a profession to a guy who helps airplane mecanics... in english it'd be something like assistant airplane mechanic but in finnish you just put all the words together. *G*

and also, does anyone here come from thiland or speaks thi? cuz the word for singapore in thi is like, long, isn't it? i've heard it said once and.. whoah.. *G*

hazel


Mathieu
Sunday 26th of June 2005 05:42:11 AM
Originally posted by Psyche
Well, if you ever wrote that word Petr...since it really doesn`t mean anything, I don`t think it could even be considerated as a real word. Especially since the hens have nothing to do with the pancakes! :D


If the word is grammatically correct (which I'm sure it is), then it IS a word. It's a little childish, but you can't deny it's a word :) If you would, you'd find yourself being unable to draw the line as for what makes sense and what doesn't..

I think somewhere on earth there should be a computerprobleemoplossersverenigingsfeestjesorganisatorenbijeenkomstherinneringsberichtenverspreider :D
(a messenger to remind organizers of a club party of computer problem solvers that there will be a meeting)


MeroBabu
Monday 27th of June 2005 02:44:31 AM
In Hungarian language this is the longest word /as I know/ :

megszentsegtelenithetetlensegeskedeseitekert :)


Ainariel-hime
Monday 27th of June 2005 05:41:16 AM
Originally posted by oviaukko


kinda replying to karesz: it's funny about hungarian and finnish that in both you can make the word longer and longer and *longer* for ages. also, in finland you can basically combain words... like let's say we need a profession to a guy who helps airplane mecanics... in english it'd be something like assistant airplane mechanic but in finnish you just put all the words together. *G*



Actually, in Hungarian you can't really put more words together :) just slightly alter the meaning of the stem by adding suffixes(I hope thats what it's called) and the like. But it's still only one logical word. Not like Finnish ;)



Psyche
Tuesday 28th of June 2005 07:39:07 PM
It never ceases to amaze me how difficult words they expect people to learn in the very first unit in a language course. In the Russian course I borrowed today, this word was given as a translation (in Swedish, but I translated the word into Norwegian, and then it got even longer) was:

Tolldeklarasjonsblankettene!


kea
Tuesday 28th of June 2005 08:18:01 PM
in Estonian the words are usally quite short, unless they have glued two or sometimes three words together to get one new word. But one funny long word I know is not just long but also exactly the same when you read it backwords:
kuulilennuteetunneliluuk But better not ask me what it means exactly, it is just too technical for me :p (something about bullets)
But there are some Estonian words that are in the Guiness book of records and not because they are so long but because they have 4 exactly the same letters next to each other and you can even form a sentence with them:
kuuuurijate töööö jäääärel it means: moon explorers work night on the edge of the ice ;)


taylan
Thursday 18th of August 2005 01:07:04 AM
I thik two longest words in Turkish are:

Mükemmelliyetçileştiremediklerimizdenmiymişsiniz?

Which literally means: Do they really think that you are really one of the individuals that we couldn't turned into perfectionist?

The other one is

Çekoslovakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız?

Which means are you one of the people that we couldn't made a Czech


Avi
Thursday 18th of August 2005 03:04:52 AM
Sanskrit composita.: In Sanskrit you have endless composed words:
जनकपुत्रीपुनीततोयपीतसुकुमारभक्तकोमलहस्तदृष्टवीरवनोषितकपिलमृगशावकभुक्तमृदुहरित्तृणम्।
janakaputrīpunītatoyapītasukumārabhaktakomalahastadṛṣṭavīravanoṣitakapilamṛgaśāvakabhuktamṛduharittṛṇam.




gabrielbalba
Thursday 27th of October 2005 12:08:01 PM
gabriel balba THE loooooonnnnnggggeeest word: no no no no no! the longest word would be

"PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICONVOLCANOCONIOSIS"

wellllllllllllll......................


gabrielbalba
Thursday 27th of October 2005 12:37:19 PM
Gabriel balba: it took 1 hour for me to combine all longest word and this is the result
"SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUSHIPPOPOTOMONSTROSSESTREMENDOUSEXHAUSTIPUSFLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATIONHONORIFICABILITUDINITATIBUSPNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICONVOLCANOCONIOSISCUPREOVITRIOLICDULLARYDAIMINE"....wooooohhh... what a word


by the way I made this with my friend jose luiz mision and were bboth studying at claret school of Q.C and I'm proud of it


gabrielbalba
Thursday 27th of October 2005 12:52:39 PM
GABRIEL BALBA: I know for you this is not the longest word

"FLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATION"

HeHeHe.........


gabrielbalba
Friday 28th of October 2005 09:50:56 AM
LoNgEsT WoRd made by gabriel nalba: well longest words in this website is very common so bymyself I made my own longest word

"SUPERSONICTRIOLICROCKISTANIOSOPRANITYLOVIDABLISTICOFTICATOMUSICALITYE"
-means thatyour a huge lover in music


gabrielbalba
Friday 28th of October 2005 10:43:33 AM
will I tell you that the longest word is ***************e: again I also made my own longest word which is

"SUPERDUPEREXTRAORDINARYPERFECTABLEEXCELLENTININO"

meaning.........................................PeRfEcT


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:21:13 PM
I mAdE It: here I am again because I invented again a new longest word which is

"SUPERDUPERNATURALHYPNOTIZEDOFTICOTICHARISMATICAPPREHANSITIVE"

meaning hypnotized in a charismatic appearance


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:34:23 PM
the LONGEST word: I found this in just researching

"OSSEOCARNISANGUINEOVISCERICARTILSGINONERVOMEDULLARY"

HAheHIhoHU.............



jvz8a
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:38:19 PM
I'm impressed... you have worked so hard in this thread! :p


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:38:41 PM
IS this a wwwooorrrrddd: another longest word is

"HEPATICOCHOLECYSTOSTCHOLECYTENTEROSTOMIES"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:41:43 PM
WORD: the longest word which has 52 letters is

"AEQUESALINOCALCALINOSETACEOALUMINOSOCUPREOVITRIOLIC"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:51:22 PM
DU NU: now the longest word which has 182 letters is

"LOPADOTEMACHOSELACHOGALEOKRANIOLEIPSANODRIMHYPOTRIMMATOSILPHIOPARAOMELITOKATAKECHYMENOKICHLEPIKOSSYPHOPHATTOPERISTERALEKTRYONOPTEKEPHALLIOKIGKLOPELEIOLAGOIOSIRAIOBAPHETRAGANOPTERYGON


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:54:39 PM
THE SUPER COMMON WORD: I superduper know that all of you know this

"SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:56:35 PM
OBVIOUSLY THAT THIS IS A WORD: one of the longest word is

"HONORIFICABILITUDINITATIBUS"



gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 12:58:21 PM
WORD: the LONG word is

"ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:00:19 PM
word: one of the longest word again is the

"ethylenedaiminetetraacetates"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:02:10 PM
word: one again in the longest word is

"HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSESQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:04:37 PM
WORD: a word that is almost with the same number of letters in supercali... or the same is

"PRAETERTRANSSUBSTANIALIONALISTICALLY"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:07:33 PM
WORD: one of may inventions of words is

"PHOBIALISTICOFTICOTIHEIGHTIMATICALLYAFRAIDINGLICIOUSSEEKONKLOOKONKBELOWINGNESS"



gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:12:21 PM
not just a word: it is..................

"humuhumunukunukuapua'a"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:16:35 PM
WORD: another longest word would be

"LIPSMACKINTHIRSTQUENCHINACETASINMOTIVATINGOOBUZZINCOLLTALKINHIGHWALKINFASTLIVINEVERGIVINCOOLFIZZIN"

you wouldn't beleive what it means,it means PEPSI


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:20:07 PM
word: again here i am for the longest word which is

"BABABADALGHARAGHTAKAMMINARRONNKONNBRONNTONNRRONNTUONNTHUNNTROVARRHOUNAWNSKAWNTOOHOOHOORDENENTHURNUK"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:32:39 PM
wwoordddd: the word is

"SODIUMMETADIAMINOPARADIOXYARSENOBENZOEMETHYLENESULPHOXYLATE"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:36:13 PM
WORD: the word is

"TAUMATAWHAKATANGIHANGAKOAUAUOTAMATEATURIPUKAKAPIKIMAUNGAHORONUKUPOLAIWHENUAKITANATAHU"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:38:44 PM
WORD: the word is

"chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:42:14 PM
word: the word is

"GORSAFAWDDACHAIDRAIGODANHEDDOGLEDDOLLONPENRHYNAREURDRAETHCEREDIGION"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:44:09 PM
COMMON WORD: the word is

"NEWTOWNMOUNTKENNEYDEY"



gabrielbalba
Saturday 05th of November 2005 01:45:38 PM
WORD: the word is

"MUCKANAGHEDERDAUHAULIA"


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:06:32 AM
the word: electroencephalographically


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:08:34 AM
the word: antiransubstantiationalist


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:12:35 AM
the word is: disproportionableness


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:17:57 AM
the word is: formaldehydetetramethylamidofluorimum


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:20:31 AM
the word is: tetramethyldiaminobenzhydryphosphinous


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:25:52 AM
the word is: dimethyllamidophenyldimethylpyrazolone


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:28:44 AM
the word is: dichlorodiphenyltrchiloroethane


gabrielbalba
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:30:36 AM
the word is: trinitrophenylmethylnitramine


Laura
Saturday 12th of November 2005 07:34:11 PM
Floccinaucinihilipilification ( English ) :the act or habit of esteeming or describing something as worthless


Mathieu
Saturday 12th of November 2005 09:52:21 PM
Sigh.. once more then,

A Dutch noun (grammatical of course, though the spelling might be a bit old):

hoogrendamentsstraalmotorreparateuropleidingscoördinatorsziektewetaanpassingsvoorstelverwerkingsprocedurebesprekingszaalontruimingsbevellenverstrekkerbeïnvloedingspotprententekenaarsopleidingsinspectiewelkomscommissieöntslagprocedure

And a Dutch adjective:

Dierenmishandelingsverbodverstrekkersautoriteitverliesherstelpogingsteunbetuigingsdeclaratievervalsingsdetectorenfabrieksprocessenregulatorsysteemmonteurenverenigingsfeestenorganisatieherstructureringsvraagstukkennotulistenbelangenverstrengelingsproblematiekoplossendvermogengebrekbeëindigend


Shane83
Sunday 13th of November 2005 06:04:57 PM
longest italian word: The longest certified italian word is

PRECIPITEVOLISSIMEVOLMENTE

Basically its not used .. also due to the fact its so long but archaich too.
Litterally means "in a very hurried way"


adrastos
Saturday 19th of November 2005 11:28:13 PM
the longest word in turkish: çekoslavakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız i think it is the longest word in turkish :)


Amadeus
Saturday 19th of November 2005 11:45:36 PM
I found that
Krung­thep­maha­nakorn­amorn­ratana­kosin­mahintar­ayutthay­amaha­dilok­phop­noppa­ratrajathani­burirom­udom­rajaniwes­mahasat­harn­amorn­phimarn­avatarn­sathit­sakkattiya­visanukamprasit
would happen to be the town with the longest name, its in Thailand.

I hear the towns people made a song so they could remeber thier town name.

If anyone can pronounce it I would like to hear ;)
Finally learned how to pronounce and spell Llanfairpwllgyrngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantyilisogogogoch


Stine
Tuesday 31st of January 2006 09:29:45 PM
As far as I know, this is the longest word in Ojibwe:
Miin-aan baash kimini-sij-i-gan bitooyin sij-i-gan-i bukwayszhiigan (blueberry pie)


jvz8a
Monday 05th of March 2007 09:04:49 PM
mmm...
I was thinking.. just to make it more difficult....

What is the longest word in your language that doesn't repeat letters?

In Spanish, for example, you have

centrifugadlos - put them into a centrifuge (an order)
vislumbrándote - having a glimpse of you


Danial
Tuesday 06th of March 2007 04:59:05 PM
Uff... hard... well, I can think of one in Malay that isn't made of prefixes/suffixes which is

walaubagaimanapun - however

I'll get back to this is if I can find one without repeating letters.


Agnese
Tuesday 06th of March 2007 10:03:17 PM
transmiokardlāzerrevaskularizācija - trans-myocard-laser-revascularization..
doesn't sound very Latvian, as well as hidroelektrostacija - water-power plant
so, seems, we don't have long words, because the only one I can imagine visneiedomājamākajam- for the most unimaginatable- it is joint word with 2 prefixes and in Dative case. :)


Dolores
Tuesday 13th of March 2007 06:06:39 AM
The longest Serbian word (meaning: with no foreign words such as 'anti' etc combined) is prijestolonaslijednica - пријестолонаслиједница - apparent heiress to the throne


Anonymous
Friday 16th of March 2007 06:34:57 PM
Originally posted by Marja


This isnt an actual word but a place in Wales that has the longest name in Britain.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

It basically translates to: Saint Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

Im not even gonna attempt to pronounce that one! LOL! :)

Teup already did! :-D hehe

The longest placename in Ireland at 22 letters is Muckanaghederdauhaulia (from the Irish: Muiceanach Idir Dhá Sháile, meaning pig-shaped hill between two seas) in County Galway. The longest placename in English that makes sense at 19 letters is Newtownmountkennedy in County Wicklow.

A long Irish word at 19 letters:
sceimhlitheoireacht - terrorism


Elindomiel
Saturday 17th of March 2007 03:42:28 AM
Uncopyrightable doesn't repeat a single letter. I always write it out when I find that someone has those fridge magnets, one for each letter...


dackel
Sunday 18th of March 2007 05:41:32 AM
In Czech - Nejneobhospodařovávatelnějšími - the most uncontrollable, unworkable (it's nonsense, when I look at it now, sorry, couldn't find a better translation)


Psyche
Monday 19th of March 2007 05:06:51 PM
Originally posted by Petr

Grisebankaflatpannapannekaketjukkeknehønaibringebærsauskaribiskestorbåsteingefærbefengterosenkållurerevjerendepotetterninge


Originally posted by Mathieu


Originally posted by Psyche
Well, if you ever wrote that word Petr...since it really doesn`t mean anything, I don`t think it could even be considerated as a real word. Especially since the hens have nothing to do with the pancakes! :D


If the word is grammatically correct (which I'm sure it is), then it IS a word. It's a little childish, but you can't deny it's a word :) If you would, you'd find yourself being unable to draw the line as for what makes sense and what doesn't..

I can deny it being a word. In Norwegian, at last, you can join a lot of words together. But you can`t do it with most adjectives (only adverbs?). Like...if a girl is red, I can`t make up the word "rødjente". Or well, techinically I can. And it would be a word. But then I can say that "redgirl" is a word too. And "blueredgreengirlbasketcase" and "fdejwimro" as well. And if we do it like that, every language can have words that are pages long.

Parts of his word IS a REAL word, although it is not a word people would normally use/make up (i.e "ingefærbefengte"= ginger-plagued and "potetterninger" =potato cut in slices/cubes). But all of his words put together is not right, grammatically speaking.

What he wrote, translates to (I do not know all of the words, maybe it is dialect or probably something he made up) :

Bashed-flat-pancake-fat-jerk-in-raspberries-carribean-big-"båste"-ginger-plagued-Brussles sprout-clever-"revjerende"-potato-slices.

If he somehow made some words different...instead of "fat-jerk", he wrote "fat-jerkED", THEN it could technically be a word. And if he did the impossible thing to do that to all of the words and combine them...then it would be a real word.

But as it was, it is not a real word. And not correct, according to grammar (although there are no rules against having fun). That word was just a word without meaning. And I do not think he tried to make a real word either. It was an example only, I am sure:)


Rosinu-Skurin
Monday 04th of February 2008 04:23:54 AM
In Faroese: Don't know, if it's a real word :P

Ástaravkomíleggingarakfar

wich means baby carriage... or something... but it's more like: what comes out of love - vehicle


Ffrinj
Monday 11th of February 2008 08:07:46 AM
Originally posted by bennyOriginally posted by Marja


This isnt an actual word but a place in Wales that has the longest name in Britain.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

It basically translates to: Saint Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

Im not even gonna attempt to pronounce that one! LOL! :)

I happen stumble into this picture. quite amazing, isn't it?



Haha!
We just call it Lanfair PG for short! XD


Miana
Saturday 11th of October 2008 07:08:31 AM
Originally posted by DoloresThe longest Serbian word (meaning: with no foreign words such as 'anti' etc combined) is prijestolonaslijednica - пријестолонаслиједница - apparent heiress to the throne

..or other version -prijestolonaslijedniKOVica


GabrielaTheAngel
Wednesday 03rd of December 2008 11:31:54 PM
the longest word in Serbian.: is ПРЕСТОЛОНАСЛЕДНИКОВИЦА (cyrillic)/PRESTOLONASLEDNIKOVICA (latin). the meaning: heiress to the throne...:-)


Chillee
Sunday 14th of December 2008 05:48:49 AM
It's probably been listed already, but the two longest words I know in English are:

Antidisestablishmentarianism -which was people who were against (anti) those who were for disestablishing with the Church.

and

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - Which, ironically, is the fear of long words.. so they shorten it to those with the fear to "Hiphobia"


epicurus
Thursday 18th of December 2008 04:23:11 PM
in turkish maybe:
"muvaffakiyetsizleştiricileştiriveremeyebileceklerimizdenmişsinizcesine"


Tricksy
Saturday 21st of February 2009 10:46:37 PM
the longest Lithuanian word is: pasikiškekopūsteliaudamas

i don't know how to translate this word in english.

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