Check a name for unwanted meanings in foreign languages

Trying to decide a name for a website, app or other project?

Good names are difficult to come up with. And if you've found one: have you considered what your potential name might mean in another language? What if it's something obscene? checks your word against swear words and unwanted associations in 19 languages. We also do phonetic matching, so you can catch pronounciations that might be problematic.

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But you can never be quite sure. There are over 6,000 languages spoken in the world. Somewhere deep in the Amazonian jungle, this word could be an insult that gets you killed.

However, if you know this word should be in the database, then apologies for the omission — please submit it using the form below and save somebody from embarrassment!