Since this is the ultimate Hammock Forum...thought maybe we could include the meaning as well as what other people around the world call the Hammock.
Hammock [ˈhӕmək] noun
a long piece of netting, canvas etc hung up by the corners and used as a bed, eg in a ship
ham·mock 1 (hām'ək) Pronunciation Key
n. A hanging, easily swung length of canvas or heavy netting suspended between two trees or other supports and used as a seat or bed.
Just thought it would be fun to post the word Hammock in other languages.
Arabic: سَرير مُعَلَّق
Chinese (Simplified): 吊床
Chinese (Traditional): 吊床
Czech: visuté lůžko
Danish: køje; hængekøje
German: die Hängematte
Indonesian: buaian, tempat tidur gantung
Latvian: guļamtīkls; šūpuļtīkls
Portuguese (Brazil): rede
Portuguese (Portugal): rede de dormir
Slovak: hojdacia sieť
Slovenian: viseča mreža
Swedish: hängmatta, hängkoj
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