What does the German word"weiss"mean in English?

Answer Weiss means "white." The double-S at the end is using the English alphabet. In German, it is a character that looks a bit like a capital B, but stands in for two S's. The word is pronounced "vice."... Read More »

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What does the Russian word paka mean in English?

The Russian word "paka" translates as "talk to you later" in English. "Schastliva" is another way to say, "talk to you later." The phrase "Do svi danya" is another way to say goodbye.References:Wom... Read More »

What does the Spanish word"colorado"mean?

"Colorado," a Spanish word meaning ruddy, red or reddish-brown, was the name chosen for Colorado as a Territory in 1861 by the U.S. Congress. "Beulah red" is the name of the extremely rare red marb... Read More »

What does the Spanish word"cholo"mean?

The word cholo is thought to have originated in the U.S and used as a derogatory term used to describe a Chicano gang member. A stereotypical cholo wears tank tops, a hairnet and bandanna, and has ... Read More »

What does "ad hoc" mean in English?

Ad hoc is used in English to mean impromptu, improvised, temporary, something not planned in advance or created for one specific purpose, as in an "ad hoc meeting." The literal translation from Lat... Read More »