Say 'Toy' Around the World

Toys are enjoyed all around the world. Play is essential for learning. Toys are the tools that help the child learn and play. Selecting and using the best ones is our goal. What toy does your child play with? What is their favorite toy?

How do you say "TOY" in your language?

Would you please send us that word for toy right away by e-mail. Include the phonetic English pronunciation if you can. Send the word TOY to Gracias! Merci. Thank you!

Help us say "Toy" in all Languages:

Afrikaans : Speelgoed

Arabic : Lu'ba

Armenian : Jaghalik

Bangla : Khelna

Bosnian : Igrachka

Croatian : Igrachka

Czech : Hracka

Chinese : Wan Gee

Danish : Legetoej

Dutch : Speelgoed

Egyptian : Lu'ba

English : TOY

Farci : Samanie Bazi Atfal

Finnish : Leluja

Flemish : Speeltje

French : Jouet

German : Spielzeug

Greek : Peh Chni Di

Haitian Creole : Jwet

Hawaiian : Mea pa'ani

Hebrew : Tza'a'tzu'a or Mischak

Hindi : Khilona

Hungarian : Játék

Indonesian : Mainan

Iranian/Farci : Asbabe Bazie

Irish : Bréagán


Italian : Giocaggoli

Japanese : Omocha (kanji image below)

'Toy' in kanji character set

Korean : Jang Nang Gam

Macedonian : Igracka

Malay : Barang permainan kanak-kanak

Malayalam : Kalippattam

Norwegian : Leke (singular), Leker (plural), Lekotoy (both singular and plural)

Ovambo : Okai Ma Kokudana

Papiamentu (Curacao (Netherlands Antilles)) : Kos Di Hunga, Ko'i Hunga

Polish : Zabawka

Portuguese : Brinquedo

Romanian : Jucarie or multumesc

Russian : Igrushka

Spanish : Juguete

Surinam : Pre sani

Swedish : Leksak (singular), Leksaker (plural)

Tagalog : Laruan

Turkish : Oyuncak



and...what languages are not now on our list? Do you know of any?

Please help us say "toy" around the world!

Thank you, Mahalo, Danke, Gracias, Spocibo Bolshoe, Merci, etc.