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WhoaDomain.com

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The World is not just America or UK and although the trend for most foreign companies since the dawn of the internet and domains was to adopt the popular western English alphabet and grammar and words in their domains I'm sure there are developed domains that use the English alphabet to spell their foreign domains.

For example, lately I've been looking into French language domains and in .com. In particular I've looked into "Enligne" domains because of the sales below.


En Ligne in French is Online.

parierenligne.fr 39,000 USD 2009-02-05 Sedo
pokerenligne.com 28,350 USD 2020-01-16 DropCatch
banqueenligne.com 12,104 USD 2011-11-30 Sedo
banqueenligne.com 6,789 USD 2011-01-21 Sedo
joueraupokerenligne.fr 6,750 USD 2009-03-31 Sedo
petitionenligne.fr 5,500 USD 2019-02-11 Sedo
marcheenligne.com 4,888 USD 2020-07-21 Sedo
jeuxenligne.net 4,470 USD 2011-05-11 Sedo
banqueenligne.net 4,001 USD 2012-03-29 Sedo
banqueenligne.net 3,960 USD 2012-04-11 Sedo

and "Avendre" (For sale in French)

avendre.ca 7,500 USD 2011-03-02 Private
commerceavendre.com 3,500 USD 2017-09-11 Sedo
terrainsavendre.fr 2,025 USD 2011-02-23 Sedo
maisonavendre.net 1,995 USD 2011-06-29 Afternic
avendre.net 1,400 USD 2009-08-05 Afternic
avendrepascher.com 500 USD 2008-01-10 Afternic
appartementavendre.com 227 USD 2015-07-21 GoDaddy
domainesavendre.com 136 USD 2007-12-05 Sedo

If you find it difficult to find real gems in .com for english word domains why not give some foreign word domain names a shot?

Many probably had this idea years ago so let's see what FOREIGN domain names you've got? Here's your chance to showcase them.

DO NOT:

1. submit domains that contain special characters on top of letters which will make them IDN's.
2. submit english word domains.

I will allow combos like English word + Foreign word domains
or
Foreign word + English word domains

This ought to be interesting.

Here's my recent reg.

GratuitEnligne.com (French for Free Online) 24,700,000 results in quotes "Gratuit Enligne"
BateauEnligne.com (French for "Boat Online)
BateauxEnligne.com (French for "Boats Online)


Why French?

Population 65,273,511 people.


You don't have to submit just French domains there's a ton of other countries in the world with their own language.

So what's yours? Italian? German?Israel? Arabic? Chinese/Pinyin?Korean? Filipino?Swahili?

The possibilities are ENDLESS.
 
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88.88

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Thank you Whoa

I suppose more than 50% of my domains are not english.
some samples from different countries in com (a part from the last one).
Why not IDN ?

icelandic;
kynningar (presentation)
German:
superkeim (supergerm)
albanian
promovime (promotions)
Italian
energizzare (energize)
Pinyn
superjiu (superwine)
Portuguese
algumas (some)
Slovenian
tabletke (pills)
Finnish
vaihtaa (change)
Indonesian
asuransi360 (insurance)
Swedish
byteshandel (barter)
Polish
reklamaproduktu (product advertising)
French
sont (.)fr (are)
 
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alienbaba

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Sexuel // co (French)
Kondom // co (German)
Reichstag // co (German)
Khabib // co (Arabic)
Lavigne // co (French)
Mouton // co (French)
Chapati // co (Hindi)
Apocrypha // co (Latin)
Fusilli // co (Italian)
Rigatoni // co (Italian)
Okafor // co (Igbo)
Gurdwara // co (Punjabi)
Katakana // co (Japanese)
Yushan // co (Chinese)
Pashto // co (Pashto)


& many more..
 
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Hussein Ali

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I have JeuxDeMaquillage.com (In French, means: Makeup Games)

Aged domain, registered in 2006.

Estibot Appraisal: $18,000
Monthly Searches: 110,000
Cost per Click: $15.26
 
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Lachinoiserie

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Hi @88.88 @alienbaba , am I allowed to give feedback regarding your French domains on this thread?
 
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I still hold hundreds of Spanish domains but the sales ratio and average sales price is clearly lower than the comparable English domain.
 
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all in com:
art // de // france (fr)
antica // distilleria (it)
implanty (pl)
lotharingia (lat)
ogry (pl)
owoce (pl)
 
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Lachinoiserie

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all in com:
art // de // france (fr)
antica // distilleria (it)
implanty (pl)
lotharingia (lat)
ogry (pl)
owoce (pl)

Can I comment on the French one? I'm French, I can give you all some (upfully usefull) insights.
 
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Can I comment on the French one? I'm French, I can give you all some (upfully usefull) insights.

Sure. I know it means "art of France / art from France" and I was thinking it would be great for a shop e.g. in the USA that sells French jewelry or antiques or, well, just art. Or it could be bought and used by French Ministry of Culture for promotional purposes. Please correct me if I got anything wrong. ;)
 
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HotKey

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Italian: licenza (com)
Spanish: cancion (net) - snagged this one here on NP from a great auctioneer
 
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alcy

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sure can help as domainer to speak few languages. ... French English polish here ....

incidentally sold today 850$ gd ... Kasyna.,.,info

that's casinos...in polish

sold couple Spanish in past..like mercado..

but I only own a handful foreign names now.... hard sales. . especially for handregs...
 
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Lachinoiserie

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@pb Thank you for allowing me to comment. The goal is to help you :)

Art could also used with a finale 'S' = arts. The nuance is very thin and it quite hard for me to explain it in Engligh. L'Art would be a term that encompasses all forms of art. When Arts would be all disciplines of art.

Regarding your domain, it is very possible to use "[...] de France", such as Café de France, Tour de France, le meilleur de France, etc. But you can also use, "[...] de la France" or "[...] français" depending of the topic and context.

Art de la France sounds better for me than Art de France, Art français is even better in my opinion.

You can also add the article le/la/les (the) or just an "l" when the word starts with a vowel. (i.e L'Art français)

So your domain is not bad at all for foreigners, but if you are using a .fr, I would prefer art français ou (l')art de la France sounds better to me. The conflict is if I am in France, why would I say de France.

If you are targetting French, I would use art.fr / arts.fr / lesarts.fr / lart.fr / beauxarts.fr / lesbeauxarts.fr / artnational.fr* / lartnational.fr* (* available)

Do not hesitate to ask me more questions if it is not clear.

Thanks!
 
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WaveNames

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I have a few French domains in my portfolio. I know enough french to be dangerous.

etudiants.org (students)
Euronumeriques.com (digital euros)
Passeportdesante.com
Passeportsdesante.com
Passeportsdesante.fr (Health passports, which seems to be the way Europe is going)
 
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Maximinus

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LaMobilite.jpg
ichbio.jpg
EisWald.jpg
 
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So your domain is not bad at all for foreigners, but if you are using a .fr, I would prefer art français ou (l')art de la France sounds better to me. The conflict is if I am in France, why would I say de France.

The domain is .com. I know l'art would be more grammatically correct but I think it would just not look as good. Similarly to using vs dropping "the" in English - I think we can agree that using "the" in domains is unnecessary. But I guess Romance languages are a bit more strict with articles, so could you tell me how it is with domains? Is it common to use definite articles in domain names?
 
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Maximinus

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HotKey

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As an aside.. just wanted to congratulate Whoa on finally putting one of his threads in the proper section.. :-P

Muy Bueno!
 
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Josytal

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Jesuis.co
Fanatica.net
 
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alienbaba

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Haroon Basha

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MAINEPYARKIYA.COM
HARSHDEEPKAUR.COM
HEJAB.CO
ABAYA.IN
BANQUEDATA.COM
 
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ercan

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Aprikose.com
TheaterKarte.com
Funghetto.com
 
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Lachinoiserie

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I have a few French domains in my portfolio. I know enough french to be dangerous.

etudiants.org (students)
Euronumeriques.com (digital euros)
Passeportdesante.com
Passeportsdesante.com
Passeportsdesante.fr (Health passports, which seems to be the way Europe is going)

etudiants .org is very nice!

euronumeriques .com does not sound familiar. It is not something we are using.

Passeportdesante = we would say: livretdesante or passeportsante / passeportDEsante does not sound right. (to me at least)
 
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WhoaDomain.com

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As an aside.. just wanted to congratulate Whoa on finally putting one of his threads in the proper section.. :-P

Muy Bueno!

Cheeky bastard! Lol

Correct! Agreed!

Also you guys better like and thank me for creating this thread? Why?

1. Creating this thread in the General Discussion section got my account restricted again! Mods out this in the right section ( niche) Lol

2. Now you guys have a section to showcase any foreign language domain in any extension with some exceptions.

No Idn's or (I don't know the exact name for these) english alphabets with special characters on top of them. Anyone know the names of these special letters?

Also, when I say foreign I'm talking ANY language. But written completely with english alphabets.

Hyphenated domains welcome.

All tld's welcome.
I'll throw in one now so as to be not off topic.

Brotvagen.com

Most expensive residential street in Sweden pricing from starting $2 million to $25 million.
 
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Lachinoiserie

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The domain is .com. I know l'art would be more grammatically correct but I think it would just not look as good. Similarly to using vs dropping "the" in English - I think we can agree that using "the" in domains is unnecessary. But I guess Romance languages are a bit more strict with articles, so could you tell me how it is with domains? Is it common to use definite articles in domain names?

Sorry my eyes were on the (.fr), as yours were on (l'). :xf.smile:

If it is a .com domain, why not ArtOfFrance ArtFromFrench or FrenchArt(s)? [artfromfrance.com is available]
 
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Lachinoiserie

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