The Language of Gold and Silver

The words for “gold” and “silver” in the biggest world languages.

NameGoldSilver
AfrikaansGoudSilwer
AlbanianAriArgjend
Amharicወርቅብር
Arabicذهب [dhahab]فضة [fiddtan]
ArmenianՈսկի [voski]արծաթ [artsat’]
AzeribaijaniQızılGümüş
Banglaসোনাসিলভার
BasqueUrreaZilarra
BosnianZlatoSrebro
Bulgarianзлато [zlato]Сребро [srebro]
Burmeseရွှေ [shway]ငွေ [ngway]
CatalanOrPlata
Chinese金子 [jīnzi]银 [yín]
CroatianZlatoSrebro
CzechZlatoStríbrný
DanishGuldSølv
DutchGoudZilver
Dzongkhaགསེརདངུལ་
EnglishGoldSilver
EstonianKuldHõbe
FijianKoulaSiliva
FilipinoGintoPilak
FinnishKultaHopea
FrenchOrArgent
GaelicÓrAirgead
Georgianოქროვერცხლისფერი
GermanGoldSilber
GreekΧρυσός [chrysós]Ασήμι [asími]
Gujaratiસોનુંચાંદી
Hebrewזהבכסף
Hindiसोना [sona]चाँदी [chaandee]
Hmong DawKubNyiaj
HungarianAranyEzüst
IcelandicGullSilfur
IndonesianEmasPerak
ItalianOroArgento
Japanese
Kannadaಚಿನ್ನ [cinna]ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ [beḷḷi]
KazakhАлтынКүміс
Khmerមាស សុខសោភាប្រាក់
Korean금 [geum]
LatinAurumArgentum
LatvianZeltsSudrabs
MacedonianZlatoSrebro
Malagasyvolamenasilver
MalayPerakEmas
MalteseDehebFidda
MaoriKōuraHiriwa
Mongolianалтанмөнгө
MontenegrinZlatoSrebro
Nepaliसुनचाँदी
NorwegianGullSølv
Pashtoسرو زرونقره یی
Persianطلانقره
PolishZłotoSrebro
PortugeseOuroPrata
Punjabiਸੋਨਾਚਾਂਦੀ
RomanianAurArgint
RussianЗолотоСеребро
SerbianZlatoSrebro
SlovakZlatoStriebro
SloveneZlatoSrebro
SpanishOroPlata
SwahiliDhahbuFedha
SwedishGuldSilver
Tamilதங்கம் [taṅkam]வெள்ளி [veḷḷi]
Thaiทองเงิน
Tigrinyaወርቂብሩር
TurkishAltinGümüş
UkranianЗолотоСрібло
Urduسوناچاندی
VietnameseVàngBạc

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