The longest word in the world
Every language in the world its weird. Probably, in each country there is a lot of words, which consist of a large number of letters. Let’s look at the longest words in the world, some of them staggering number of characters and beaten through this world records.
In any language: no longer!
Without a doubt, the longest word in the world is the name of the protein (Titina or connectin). «Chemical» phrase in its composition has 189819 letters. It means a protein which consists of two hundred and twenty-four regions, which are individually folded and are connected by peptides. In addition, this protein is important for making the contractile movements of the striated muscles, he became known for the huge number of characters in its title. Starts the biggest word in the world with the word «national», and ends with the word «isoleucine».
Surprising is the fact that in any dictionaries fully read this name it is impossible, because the authors of the dictionaries recognize this protein is only a verbal formula, but do not allow it to go into the category of ordinary words. However, to read the whole thing this title needs at least three and a half hours time. This proved editor D. Golubovsky, who first tried in vain to publish a long name protein in the journal, where he worked. However, after several failed attempts, he decided to read it for Esquire.ru. «Mission fulfilled» to the editor at least three hours.
What surprised the Russians?
In our language we can create many long words. Should to use this prefix «PRA». But in the Book of records, there had been two words thirty-five and thirty-three letters: «prevysokomnogorassmotritelstvuyushchiy» and «rentgenoelektrokardiograficheskogo».
However, Russian language is so diverse that it is replete with words, offer a much larger number of characters. The word «tetragidropiranilciklopentiltetragidropiridopiridinovye», which contains fifty-five letters, it is hardly possible to read quickly.
What attracts the British?
It is worth noting new Zealand’s hill, which has quite complicated name. It sounds tak:»Taumata-whaka-tangi-nanga-koauau-o-tamatea-turipukaka-puki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-kitana-tahu»and it contains eighty-five letters. Even among the longest by the number of letters you can highlight the name of the Welsh town, which contains fifty-nine letters («Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch»).
What surprised the Germans?
This speech just offers an abundance of big words. For example, to describe the law on beef from Britain, and about the disease called «mad cow disease», is the 63-letter word («Rindfleischetikettierungsuberwachungsaufgaben-ubertragungsgesetz»). However, there is a word, which contains seventy-nine letters. If to translate into Russian «Donaudampfschiffahrtselektrizitatenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft», you will need to write as much as a whole sentence that indicates the name of a particular establishment.
Surprise than the French?
In this language the words are a little shorter compared to German. But they where able to count twenty-five letters are considered to be sufficiently long (for example, «anticonstitutionnellement» means «such that contradicts the Constitution»).
Than surprise the Spaniards?
In Spain words can consist of more than twenty letters. Here, for example, a word that describes a tool which has in the twenty-four letters. It is written: «elektroencefalografistas».
So in different countries of the world are offered the opportunity poudivlyatsya considerable length words, which sometimes represent a whole sentence. However, to capture the fact that these words have a considerable number of characters who sometimes have to say difficult.