Word for the Travel Wise (06/29/06)

EstoniaJust went poking around some of TrekEarth’s online photo galleries and discovered some very nice shots of Estonia across several travelers’ pages. I never knew how clean and colorful the country was until checking out some of these pictures. (Click here to go to TrekEarth.) Today’s word shall be an easy one.

Today’s word is an Estonian word used in Estonia:

tere – hello

To learn more about the background of this Finno-Ugric lingo check out Wiki online which has a few words to get you started at the bottom of their page. To jump right into the meat of the language go to speakestonian.com.uk which has a long list of everyday phrases to use and several links to keep you learning using a variety of methods. For free mp3 downloads for your cell phone go to the BBC and to make a pen pal or two before your journey sign-up at My Language Exchange.

Past Estonian words: pearoad