Hôm nay, nhà mình cùng tìm hiểu về 7 từ tiếng Anh này nhé, cá là các bạn hem biết đâu^^. Tò mò sẽ giúp mình khám phá nhiều từ vựng tiếng Anh hơn, thích thú hơn khi học đó.
1. Bookkeeper and Bookkeeping are the only 2 words with 3 consecutive double letters.
Bookkeeping /noun/ the work or skill of keeping account books or systematic records of money transactions (distinguished from accounting).
2. The longest English word is a 45-letter word which is the name of a disease calledpneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis.
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis /noun/ – an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.
3. The longest word that can be typed using the letters on only one row of the keyboard istypewriter.
Typewriter /noun/ a machine for writing mechanically in letters and characters like those produced by printers’ types.
4. The word Queueing is the only English word with five consecutive vowels.
Queue / verb / to form in a line while waiting (often followed by up).
5. The longest word that can be typed using on the right hand is lollipop.
Lollipop /noun/ a piece of hard candy attached to the end of a small stick that is held in the hand while the candy is licked.
6. Feedback is the shortest word in English that has the letters a, b, c, d, e, and f.
Feedback / noun / a reaction or response to a particular process or activity:
7. The oldest word in the English language is “Town”.
Town /noun/ thickly populated area, usually smaller than a city and larger than a village, having fixed boundaries and certain local powers of government.
• Scraunched and the archaic word strengthed, each 10 letters long, are the longest English words that are only one syllable long. Nine letter monosyllabic words are scratched, screeched, scrounged, squelched, straights, and strengths.
• The word with the most meanings in English is the verb ‘set’, with 430 senses listed in the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, published in 1989. The word commands the longest entry in the dictionary at 60,000 words, or 326,000 characters.