This fascinating set of maps shows the etymological origins of various words that have similar pronunciations across various European languages. You might be surprised to see some of the similarities! The map helps show how the spread and influence of different ancient cultures and civilizations helped shape the growth of modern languages. Do any other countries share your language’s pronunciation of any of these words?

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Source: reddit.com

Beer

Church

Pineapple

Apple

Bear

Rose

Tea

Cucumber

Orange