Where Do We Come From?These brain teasers rely on your ability to recognize groups of common attributes. For each of these puzzles you'll need to figure out why the words or letters are grouped as they are. Sometimes you will be asked to pick the odd-one-out or to place a new word into the correct group.
The following words can be split into two groups. Can you group them and also find out why they are grouped that way?
Cipher, Gazelle, Bandanna, Bungalow, Giraffe, Thug, Coffee, Veranda, Cotton, Bangle
HintThe title is a hint
AnswerThe two groups are -
Group A is all English words that have their origin in Arabic. Group B is all English words that have their origin in Hindi.
Coffee - Kawa, meaning 'coffee'
Cipher - Sifr, the Arabic name for zero
Cotton - Al Qutn
Gazelle - Al Ghazaal
Giraffe - Al Zaraafah
Bangle - Bangdi
Bandanna - Bandhni, a piece of cloth wound around the head.
Bungalow - Bangla
Thug - Thag
Verandah - Baraamdah
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