American Football in other Languages

The sport we know as American football is not necessarily called by the same name around the world. Here are the names for American football in many of the languages of the world. The names are taken from the Wikipedia page for American football in each of these languages. You will notice that many of the names appear to be either a literal translation of the name or phonetic spelling of American football in the other languages. In many places arwound the world, the sport is also known as Gridiron.

Name by Language

Language Name for the sport of American football
Afrikaans Amerikaanse voetbal
Albanian Futboll Amerikan
Anglo-Saxon Americanisc fōtball
Arabic كرة القدم الأمريكية
Armenian Ամերիկյան ֆուտբոլ
Asturian Fútbol americanu
Azerbaijani Amerika futbolu
Bashkir Америка футболы
Basque Futbol amerikarra
Belarusian Амерыканскі футбол
Bosnian Američki nogomet
Bulgarian Американски футбол
Cantonese 美式足球
Catalan Futbol americà
Chinese 美式足球
Classical Chinese 美式足球
Croatian Američki nogomet
Czech Americký fotbal
Danish Amerikansk fodbold
Dutch American football
Egyptian Arabic كورة القدم الامريكيه
English American football
Esperanto Usona piedpilkado
Estonian Ameerika jalgpall
Faroese Amerikanskur fótbóltur
Fiji Hindi American football
Finnish Amerikkalainen jalkapallo
French Football américain
Galician Fútbol americano
Georgian ამერიკული ფეხბურთი
German American Football
Greek Αμερικανικό ποδόσφαιρο
Hebrew פוטבול
Hindi अमेरिकी फ़ुटबॉल
Hungarian Amerikai futball
Icelandic Amerískur fótbolti
Indonesian Sepak bola Amerika
Irish Peil Mheiriceánach
Italian Football americano
Japanese アメリカンフットボール
Javanese Bal-balan gagrag Amérika Sarékat
Kannada ಅಮೇರಿಕದ ಫುಟ್‌ಬಾಲ್
Kazakh Америкалық футбол
Korean 미식축구
Latin Harpastum Americanum
Latvian Amerikāņu futbols
Lithuanian Amerikietiškasis futbolas
Malay Bola sepak Amerika
Malayalam അമേരിക്കൻ ഫുട്ബോൾ
Marathi अमेरिकन फुटबॉल
Min Nan Bí-kok-sek kha-kiû
Newar / Nepal Bhasa अमेरिकन फुटबल
Norwegian Amerikansk fotball
Norwegian Amerikansk fotball
Occitan Fotbòl american
Pennsylvania German Footballe
Persian فوتبال آمریکایی
Polish Futbol amerykański
Portuguese Futebol americano
Romanian Fotbal american
Russian Американский футбол
Scots American fitbaw
Scottish Gaelic Ball-coise Aimearaganach
Serbian Амерички фудбал
Serbo-Croatian Američki fudbal
Sicilian Futtibboll Miricanu
Slovak Americký futbal
Slovene Ameriški nogomet
Sorani Kurdish تۆپی پێی ئەمریکی
Spanish Fútbol americano
Swedish Amerikansk fotboll
Tagalog Amerikanong putbol
Tajik Футболи амрикоӣ
Tamil அமெரிக்கக் கால்பந்தாட்டம்
Thai อเมริกันฟุตบอล
Turkish Amerikan futbolu
Ukrainian Американський футбол
Urdu امریکی فٹ بال
Uzbek Amerika futboli
Vietnamese Bóng bầu dục Mỹ
Walloon Fotbal amerikin
Welsh Pêl-droed Americanaidd
West Frisian Amerikaansk fuotbal
Yiddish אמעריקאנישער פוסבאל

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