October 26

this is not confusing at all

 

In German this is a Tasse and in Spanish it is a taza:

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In Portuguese a taça (de vinho) is this:

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Now in Spanish this is called a copa (de vino), or sometimes a vaso (de vino). A regular Spanish vaso looks like this:

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In German a Vase looks like this:

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A Portuguese vaso and the English vase also look like this. But in Spanish it is called a florero. A florero made out of glass is called a florero de vidrio.

Oddly enough the Spanish vidrio, the Portuguese vidro, the English glass and the German Glas can all mean both of these:

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Now a German Pokal looks like this:

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In Portuguese this is a taça (de campeão), sometimes also called a copo. In Spanish it is a copa (trofeo). And in English it is a cup. But then an English cup is also this:

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Which is a xícara in Portuguese. Or a taza in Spanish and a Tasse in German. Because remember the Spanish copa looks like this:

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Like I said, not confusing at all.

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