We all have one, we use it every day. It holds up essential items and (usually) has four legs. We take it for granted, it blends into the hustle and bustle of our lives unnoticed.
We call it…
Tafel (Afrikaans) tabelë (Albanian) senit’erezhi (Amharic) alttawila (Arabic) Aghyusak (Armenian) Cədvəl (Azerbaijani) Ṭēbila (Bangla) tablica (Belarusian) Tabela (Bosnian) маса (Bulgarian) hcarr phaell (Burmese) Taula (Catalan) Chinese (Biǎo) Stol (Croatian) Stůl (Czech) Bord (Danish) Tafel (Dutch) Table (English) Tablo (Esperanto) Tabel (Estonian) Pöytä (Finnish) Táboa (Galician) magida (Georgian) Tabelle (German) Trapézi (Greek) Kōṣṭaka (Gujarati) Tebur (Hausa) Papa (Hawaiian) taalika (Hindi) Cov lus (Hmong) asztal (Hungarian) Tafla (Icelandic) Isiokwu (Igbo) Meja (Indonesian) Tábla (Irish) tavolo (Italian) Hyō (Japanese) Ṭēbal (Kannada) Кесте (Kazakh) tarang (Khmer) pyo (Korean) Mêz (Kurdish) tatalang (Lao) Mensa (Latin) Tabula (Latvian) Lentelė (Lithuanian) Jadual (Malay) Ripanga (Maori) Ṭēbala (Marathi) Khüsnegt (Mongolian) Tālikā (Nepali) Tchati (Nyanja) Mesa (Portuguese) Sāraṇī (Punjabi) Masa (Romanian) Tablitsa (Russian) Laulau (Samoan) Clàr (Scottish Gaelic) Сто (Serbian) Tafura (Shona) vaguva (Sinhala) Miis (Somali) Letlapa (Sothern Sotho) meja (Sudanese) Jedwali (Swahili) Tabell (Swedish Çadvali (Tajik) Mēcai (Tamil) Ṭēbul (Telugu) Tablytsya (Ukrainian) Bàn (Vietnamese) Bwrdd (Welsh) Itheyibhuli (Xhosa) tish (Yiddish) Tabili (Yoruba) Ithebula (Zulu)
By Amy Hauser