Haz (kapitankraut) wrote in linguaphiles,
Haz
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X-Ray

The recent post about how to get customs not to x-ray mice got me thinking about the term "X-Ray" in various languages.

Are there any languages where the noun (or verb) isn't either "X-Ray" or a derivative of "Röntgen"? I imagine the Icelanders have their own word, at least.
Also, are there any languages where the word "X-Ray" (pronounced in the local accent) isn't known at all? I'm sure the Germans would understand someone who needed "ein X-Ray", for example, even if they'd use "Röntgen" in preference.
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