Phrase of the Day: new

It’s a shiny new year, when everything starts fresh and we’re making resolutions to try new things and be new people. So how would you say it in other languages? Here’s how to say “new” in several of our Living Languages!

Language Phrase [Transliteration]
French nouveau/nouvelle (m./f.)
Greek νέο [neo]
Arabic قديم [jadeed]
German neu
Brazilian Portuguese novo/nova (m./f.)
Spanish nuevo/nueva (m./f.)
Chinese 新 [xīn]
Japanese 新しい [atarashii]
Korean 새로운 [saeroun]
Hebrew ישן [hadash]
Italian nuovo/nuova (m./f.)
Russian новый/новая [novy/novaya] (m./f.)

Want to learn more? Be sure to check out our online course offerings in some of the languages above.