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PEACE IN EVERY LANGUAGE

MAY 1, 2013


Peace comes in every language. The following are some of the ways of saying peace.

Afrikaans vrede
Algonquin Waki Qiwebis
Armenian Khanaghutyun
Basque Bak
Belorussian pakoj
Bengali shAnti
Bosnian Spokoj
Breton peoc’h
Burmese Nyeinjanyei
Catalan Pau
Cheyenne nanomonsetôtse
Chinese  peace in Chinese symbol
Comanche Tsumukikiatu
Cree Wetaskiwin
Creole Lap
Croatian mir
Czech mir
Danish fred
Dari Sulh
Dutch vrede
Egyptian Hetep
English peace
Esperanto paco
Estonian rahu
Farsi Solh
Fijian Vakaegu
Finnish Rauha
French paix
Fon (West Africa (Benin)) Fifa
Fresian fred
Gaelic sochaint (Scottish),

sochin (Irish)

German der friede
Greek Irini
Guarani py’guapy
Hawaiian malu
Hebrew  peace in Hebrew
Hindi Shanti
Hmong kev sib haum xeeb
Hungarian béke
Icelandic Friur
Indonesian damai
Inuit Tutkium
Italian pace
Japanese Heiwa
Javanese Rukun
Khmer Soksang
Klingon Rj
Korean Peoning Hwa
Kurdish Hasiti
Lakota Wolakota
Lao Santiphap
Latin pax
Lithuainian taika
Maltese paci
Maori rongo
Mayan Etsaan Olal
Mongolian Enh Taiwain
Nahuatl tlamatcanemiliztli
Norwegian fred
Polish pokoj
Portugese paz
Quenya sérë
Romanian pace
Romansch pasch
Sioux Wookeyeh
Spanish paz
Swahili Amani
Swedish fred
Tagalog kapayapaan
Tamil Amaithi
Thai Santiphap
Tibetan Sidi
Turkish Baris
Urdu amn; salaam
Vietnamese Hoa Binh
Welsh Heddwch
Yiddish Sholem
Yoruba Alaafia
Xosha uxolo
Zapotec Layeni
Zulu Ukuthula

If you have any additions or corrections – please let us know!

Content from The Peace Centre – Breaking the Cycle of Violence Through Circles of Peace


- Written by MAY 1, 2013

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