longest word?

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@repzkoopz (1895)
Philippines
April 18, 2007 9:51am CST
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis a lung disease caused by inhalation of silica or volcanic dust. this is the longest word i know. anyone know a longer word? c",)
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@vesuvius (1677)
• Philippines
18 Apr 07
Right now there's no other English word longer than that is accepted. This 45 letter word so far is the longest. I have started a similar discussion about the longest English word before: http://www.mylot.com/w/discussions.982613.aspx There you could see a great link about word oddities and the longets words in the whole world!
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@vesuvius (1677)
• Philippines
18 Apr 07
By the way, I have focused on the English language only. LOL I haven't really thought about other languages for this matter. That Danish word above really is quite BIG!!! Happy posting!
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@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
19 Apr 07
haha.. i didn't know there are lots of words longer than that.. i guess its just the longest english word. c',) ..hey, your link ain't workin..
@Phlamingho (7834)
• Denmark
18 Apr 07
This is a danish word from around the 1200 century: Ornicopytheobibliopsychocrystarroscioaerogenethliometeoroaustrohiero- anothropoichthyopyrosiderochpnomyoalectryoophiobotanopegohydrorhabdocritho- aleuroalphitohalomolybdoclerobeloaxinocoscinodactyliogeolithonpessopsephrocatop- trotephraoneirochoonychodactyloarithstichooxogeloscogastrogyrocerobletonooeno- scapulinaniac I don't think anyone can say it today... Actually I'm not sure if anyone ever said it back then!? It got a lot of press a few years back because a young kid speeled his (or her) way thourgh the entire word... That's 310 letters :-)
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@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
19 Apr 07
what the F!!! hahaha.. who the hell thought of making that word? lolz! i guess it won't be too much back in the days since they don't have spelling quizzes.. lolz! c',)
@richux (119)
• Lithuania
18 Apr 07
Longest word in Lithuanian language is "Nebeprisikiskiakopusteliaudavome". It is only 32 letters long and I don't know what is the English meaning of that word...
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
19 Apr 07
hmmm... thats still pretty long at 32 characters. can you describe what it means in english?
@richux (119)
• Lithuania
19 Apr 07
It is something about shamrocks. Maybe like "we have no longer collected shamrocks" or something.. :)
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
20 Apr 07
oooohhh.. shamrocks eh.. i didn't know there are shamrocks in other parts of the world, not until you mentioned it. i searched in wiki and found that out. hehehe.. c",)
@paulsy (1265)
• Philippines
18 Apr 07
The longest word I have ever known is "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious".... and I don't know what it means. LOL.. does anyone else know that word?
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
19 Apr 07
lolz! c',) ..it sounds like somethings you'd hear in a bar.. is that accepted as a real word?
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
20 Apr 07
oooooooohhh.. must have originally described something really really fantastic during those days huh? haven't heard of it, but surely sounds cool! c',)
@hoghoney (3749)
• United States
22 Apr 07
yes this is one that my mom always made us spell when we were younger antidisastablishmenterisim,,, and I cant remember what it means now but we learned how to spell it back in the day.
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
23 Apr 07
hmmm.. that looks like a pretty long word.. is it an english word?
@VotreAmie (3037)
• United States
22 Apr 07
Hi repzkoopz. My God this is the longest word I have ever seen. Does this word exist really? I have a hard time believing it. Who can remember a word like that? I am wondering why would scientific people choose such a long word that they would not remember themselves. I guess we have seen a lot of bizarre things.
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
22 Apr 07
oh yes.. its the longest english word today. i've included the definition too. but if you read through the thread, you'll see there are more words that are longer than pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. c",)
• Colombia
18 Apr 07
in spanish countries is "anticonstitucionalmente"
@repzkoopz (1895)
• Philippines
19 Apr 07
what does it mean? from what i see here, it looks something like "unconstitutional".. can you share the meaning of that word?