How To Say ‘Vote’ In 13 Different Languages

A true democracy requires everyone’s participation, no matter what language they speak.
October 26, 2020
How To Say ‘Vote’ In 13 Different Languages

If you are a citizen of a democracy (or democratic republic), voting in elections is an important part of how your society functions. While methods of voting and election-related traditions may differ from place to place, the civic duty remains the same. With this handy list, you’ll be able to encourage everyone to participate in elections by learning how to say “Vote” in 13 different languages.

The translations below are conjugated into the imperative form of the verb. In other words, they can be used to tell someone else to vote. And some languages use slightly different wording to express this idea in practice, so we’ve included the literal translations when they differ from “Vote.”

How To Say “Vote” In 13 Different Languages

SpanishVota

FrenchVotez

GermanGeh wählen (lit. “Go vote”)

ItalianVota

PortugueseVote

RussianПроголосуй

SwedishRösta

Polish Głosuj

IndonesianAyo, memilih (lit. “Come on, choose”)

DutchGa stemmen (lit. “Go vote”)

Norwegian Stem nå (lit. “Vote now”)

TurkishOyunu kullan (lit. “Use the game”)

DanishStem nu (lit. “Vote now”)

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Dylan Lyons
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.

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