Country Words

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“Country Words,” Friend, Feb. 1998, 46

Country Words

Everyday words can sometimes be made from the letters that spell the names of countries. Use the clues to find the hidden word in each country. Example: Clue—An old piece of cloth in Germany Answer: Rag

  1. To mix with a spoon, in Austria

  2. A trumpetlike musical instrument, in Belgium

  3. A walking stick, in France

  4. A utensil for cooking, in Spain

  5. To swallow quickly, in Portugal

  6. To open your mouth wide, in Norway

  7. Feeling happy or pleased, in England

  8. Water falling in drops, in Ireland

  9. Undesired plants, in Sweden

  10. At the very end, in Scotland

  11. To give a sudden pull, in Kenya

  12. An animal friend, in Egypt

  13. Not to succeed, in Finland

  14. To mend a sock, in Denmark

  15. Part of a dog that wags, in Italy

  16. To move your body to music, in Iceland

  17. One twelfth of a foot, in China

  18. To sleep for a short time, in Japan

  19. A track for trains, in Brazil

  20. A reply to a question, in Switzerland