How do you say...? in Spanish?

A few people have queried how you say ‘how do you say?’ in Spanish. Well, here is your answer: ¿cómo se dice?

Note that the pronunciation changes depending whether you are in Spain or in South America, which is why I have included both. In Spain the ‘c’ in dice sounds like the ‘th’ in ‘thin’, and in South Amercia the ‘c’ sounds like a hard ‘s’ (think of the English word ace).

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How do you say...? in Italian?

It is spelled in a quite similar manner, but beware: the pronunciation is different:

Italian: come si dice?

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How do you say...? in French?

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How do you say...? in German?

Translated into German, ‘how do you say’ is ‘wie sagt man?’

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