The challenge will remain open for submissions throughout FebruaryUTC.
Checklist for this theme:
Photographs must be the work of the nominator.
Photographs must be newly uploaded to Commons during the challenge submission period i.e. February 2017UTC (but may have been taken earlier).
Submissions must be added to the top of the Entries section below.
Please do not nominate lots of similar photos; instead choose just your best and most varied images.
Add your entry between the <gallery> tags as indicated. Gallery entries are placed each on a new line, and consist of the filename, a vertical bar |, and a description. For example:
Electric steam iron.jpg|An electric steam iron
For help on the syntax of entries in a gallery see Help:Gallery tag. Please do not add square brackets [[ ]] or include a thumb parameter or the full URL. The File: prefix is not required, but harmless.
Restriction: A maximum of four entries can be submitted per photographer.
Abbaye de Sénanque, France. Accès au champs de lavandes interdit en 5 langues
Street signs in French and Dutch in Brussels
Erinnerung an den maurischen Dichter Ibn Darraj al-Qastalli(arabisch-portugiesisch)
Old signpost of a public bath in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode in French and Dutch
Dreisprachiges (in dänisch, englisch und deutsch) Hinweisschild in einem Hotel in Kopenhagen
Фонтанчик для питьевой воды с описанием на разных языках.
Street sign in Finnish and Swedish in Helsink
Bus in Helsinki with destination displayed in Finnish and Swedish
Sanskrit letter and english pronunciation
Hinweistafel Englisch-Chinesisch im Botanischen Garten der Universität Berkeley in Kalifornien
Commemorative Coin XI Asian Games Beijing 1990 in Chinese and English
Multilingual backpack SMILE.jpg
Backpack with the verb SMILE in English, French, Russian, Portoghese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Greek
Werbeplakat Japanisch-Englisch in San Francisco-Chinatown
Plaque next to the main entrance of Museum Casa Guignard in Ouro Preto, Brazil
What is to be omitted in the Peter & Paul Fortress in St.Petersburg
English (with an L for better pronounciaton) and Japanese in Tokyo
"Ski rental" sign in German and Dutch
Sign at Ardvreck Castle, Scotland in English, Scottish Gaelic, German, Spanish, Italian and French
Sign at the entrance to Surf Snowdonia, Dolgarrog, Wales in Welsh and English
Border sign between England and Scotland in English and Scottish Gaelic
Book on Russian proverbs and their Ukrainian counterparts
Rätselschild auf der Burg Fleckenstein Mystery sign on Fleckenstein Castle
Wegweiser in Südtirol Direction signs in South Tyrol
Schmuck aus Silberbesteck Jewellery from silver cutlery
Speisekarte in Mallorca Menu in Majorca
Seen in Cologne Cathedral - Germany
Multilingual butcher's poster in Dublin, featuring Polish and Chinese
National Trust sign in English and Welsh at Glyderau, Snowdonia, Wales
Warninng on Canon MF6180dw paper tray
Triple censored 1943 Irish POW mail with Gaelic, English and Japanese language censorship
Source of the river Piave near Sappada, bilingual information sign in Italian and in the local german dialect.
Austrian frontline in world war I near Moena. The sign is in Italian and German.
Givigliana (a frazione of the town Rigolato in Italy), road sign in Friulan (actually in the northern variant spoken in Carnia), Italian and German.
Signs in Italian, German and Slovenian on the Altopiano del Montasio.
A trilingual sign in Samedan, Switzerland, informing people about proper behavior with dogs in public. The sign is written in Rumantsch Putèr, German, and Italian.
A bilingual sign that someone didn't take a liking to. This sign welcomes visitors to the bilingual Canton of Fribourg and was originally written in French ("Pays de Fribourg") and German ("Freiburgerland"). The German portion has been smeared over by vandals. The location of the sign is in the French-speaking part of the Canton, near the border to the Canton of Vaud.
A trilingual sign in the bathroom of Xichang bus station in Sichuan, China. The sign advises bathroom users to step closer, in Mandarin, English, and the Yi language spoken in the region.
A bus stop sign in Erenhot in Inner Mongolia, China. The sign is written in Chinese characters, Mongolian in the Mongolian script (used in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China), and Mongolian in the Cyrillic alphabet (used in Mongolia).
Toys in a Chinese supermarket
School bags in a Chinese supermarket
German and Russian language memorial to 47 victims of forced labour
English and Finnish sheet music
Finnish and Swedish – state languages in Finland
Finnish, Northern Sami, Skolt Sami and Inari Sami in Northern Finland
Norwegian and English in Northern Norway tundra
Sign in Noto Chiesa di Montevergine on six languages
Sign in Chiesa di san Giovanni Evangelista Italian and English
Latin, German, Italian, French and Spanish, inscriptions on the facade of a building in Schaffhausen: "dagli amici mi guardi Iddio che dai nemici mi guardo io"
Public toilet in San Francisco with seven languages
Sign in a restorant Alberobello Italian in seven languages
Stolpersteine in Meran
Beware of trapping your hands, Signs in the Paris Metro (France).
Check you have not forgotten anything,Signs in the Paris Metro (France).
Powerful_braking, Signs in the Paris Metro (France).
Instructions en braille et français dans une agence du Crédit Agricole (France)
Doorsign in Tokyo
Shop in Melamchi, Nepal, with nepalese and english languages
A sign for the Sami Parliament in three languages. Southern sami, Swedish and English
A sign for the Library in Östersund. The sign is in Swedish and Southern Sami language
Am Strand Grand Makadi in Agypten...
Proletаrier aller Länder, vereinigt euch! . Aufgenommen in Chemnitz.
The wall of "Lisbon, city of tolerance", written in 34 different languages - Lisbon (Portugal)
Rockslide warning at the Bisse du Ro, Canton Valais, Switzerland. French, German, Italian and poor English translation.
How to behave in the Swiss National Park, Canton Grisons. Sign in six languages: Romansch, German, French, Italian, English and Pictures (Visual)
Spanish & English, Español & Inglés: Information board in Spanish and English, Lapataia River, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Department Ushuaia, Argentina. Tablón de información en Español y Inglés, Rio Lapataia, Parque nacional Tierra del Fuego, Departamento Ushuaia, Argentina.
Das Staatswappen der Union der Sozialistischen Sowjetrepubliken von 1958 bis 1991 aus Mineralien und hielt im Natursteine Museum in St. Petersburg. Russland. Slogan "Proletаrien alle Länder, vereinigt euch" in 15 Sprachen über die Zahl der Unionsrepubliken. Russisch, Aserbaidschan, Armenisch,Weißrussisch , Georgisch, Kasachisch, Kirgisisch, Lettisch, Litauisch, Мoldauischen , Tadschiken, Turkmenen, Usbeken, Ukrainisch, Estnisch.
multilingual wikipedia page on a laptop
Italian Pizza Shop offerings, languages include English, German, Italian, Greek, Hindi, Russian and more (Japanese? Arabic?)
Italian, French, English and German sign, on Monte San Salvatore in Switzerland
Father photographing his son in the Imperial Temple of Emperors of Successive Dynasties in Beijing
arab hindi and english : 1952 Pakistan stamp
Epigraph in Jewish and Dutch on the gate of the Jewish cemetery in Gouda, The Netherlands
Rosetta Stone: a granodiorite stele with a decree written in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, in Demotic and in Ancient Greek
Dangerous zone sing in Portuguese, French, English and German
Innichen (S.Candido) in Südtirol, Gedenktafel an der Stiftskirche - Dokument für das Verbot der Zweisprachigkeit in der Zeit des Faschismus
Ausweis (France, WW2)
Trilingual Notice (Sinhalese, Tamil, English) to Koneshwarama Temple.- Sri Lanka
French, English and German, road sign in Saint Gilles, Camargue
Multilingualism cloth label : 8 languages and 6 writing system
Tafel am Grabmahl des Königs Andrianampoinimerina, Ambohimanga, Madagaskar, französisch, malagasy
Straße nach Ranomafana, Platz für eine Pause, Madagaskar, französisch und englisch
Ticketschalter in Fianarantsoa am Hauptbahnhof, malagasy und französisch