Words for ‘peace’ around the world
Amidst all the holiday shopping frenzy, it can be easy to forget the true values of Christmas: joy, love, and, perhaps most importantly, peace. Now, Christmas might not be celebrated in every culture, but peace is a concept that’s understood all around the world. It is therefore no surprise that every language also has a word for peace.
The infographic below shows a selection of translations for peace in other languages, and traces which language families they belong to. Click on the image to learn what peace means in other countries: