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Hemp By Another Name

Posted on December 26, 2013

Hemp By Another Name

Common names for hemp in several languages including: Albanian, Arabic, Belgian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Syrian, Turkish, and Yugoslavian.

Language Word
Albanian Canep
Arabic Kannab
Belgian Kemp
Bulgarian Kenevir
Chinese ‎麻‬, Ma, Ta-Ma, Si-Ma, and Tse-Ma
Danish Hampa, Hanp
Dutch Hennep
English Hemp
Finnish Hanpu
French Chanvre
German Hanf
Hungarian Kender
Italian Canapa
Latin Cannabis
Japanese Asa, Taima
Polish Konopj and Penek
Portuguese Canhamo
Russian Konopli
Spanish Cáñamo‬, Canamo
Swedish Hamp
Syrian Kanabira
Turkish Nasha
Yugoslavian Konoplja

About the Author

is the founder of Global Hemp Inc and has been actively involved in research and educating the masses since 1996.