The Word Spinning Top in Different Languages and Dialects
Written in Original Letters
     Hope Tops will make you happy 

* The original idea of the table is presented in The Name Of The Game by: knuthe, Norway.

Some countries and writings in original letters I added.

Argentina
Trompo


Australia
      Kolap(Island of Mer in the Torres Straits)
      Pewer kolap (Island of Mer in the Torres Straits)
      Wana (Mabuiag in the Torres Straits)
Belgium
          Draaitol - Dutch
          Muziektol - Dutch
          Toppen - Dutch
          Toupie  - French
          Dop - Flemish dialec

Brazil
Pião, (piao)
Bulgaria
Pumpal


Bosnia
Svrdlo


Burundi
Akamari


Cambodia
Too loo 
China
      DA-BO-GAI  (a Top toy)
Tuoluo
 (Gyro, technical or science term)
                 Too loo 
Chile
Trompo

Colombia
Trompos



Croatia
Svrdlo
Vrtuljak
Zvrk
Czech Rep
Káca

Denmark
Snurretop
Egypt
Nahla
England
Spinning Top
Humming Top
Furness Dialect (Furness Dialect Dictionary)
· scoprel - a spinning top made out of  a wooden disc or the end of a bobbin. 
· tully lig in - the game of peg top 
· tully - when a top fails to spin 
· souker - a toy made of a disc of leather
· purly post - spinning top used in games, marked on its four sides:
  T. tak yan [take one] P. put yan [put one] S. sweep o [sweep all] L. let t alæan [leave it alone]
Esperanto 
Turbo
Estonia 
Vurr
Finland 
Hyrrä
France
Toupie
Germany
Danzknöpfli-Schwarzwald
Dilldop - Köln
Dreidel
Havergeis - Schwarzwald
Kreisel
Schnurre - old form
Greece
- Svoura

- Varidi

- Zigi

Guatemala
Trompos

Holland
   Tol - "Tollen" is the name of playing with the "tol".
   Bromtol - Brom = buzzing
   Draaitol - Draaien=to turn
Hungary
búgócsiga (humming top)
Pörgettyu
Pörgö
Csiga - local Hungarian, literally - snail

Iceland
Skopparakringla
India
- Pambaram  (Tamil)
Bhamaido - bha - my - doe
                     (Gujarat - a mid western Indian state)
Bhoura. Pronounced : bho-rra  (Maharashtra)
Buguri (Kannada and Tulu languages)
- Lattoo (Hindi)
Iran


Gerd-Alloo

Israel (Hebrew)
 (Hand writing)     (Printed letters)
- Svivon (turning/spinning)
- Forfera  peg top
- Rolera  peg top
Iraq
- Dauama (South)
- Laulab
Mizra 
                                 Musraa (slang)
Italy
Sotula - (Turin, Piedmont)
Strummolo - (Neapolitan)
       Strummulu
       Trottola
Japan
- Koma (Hiragana characters)
Korea
Pang-Ih


Kuwait
Dawammahh
Laos
Too loo 


Latvia
Vilcins
Lybia
Zghada


Lithuania
Vilkelis
Marocoo
- Trambia
TROMBIYA

Malaysia
Gasing (in the Malay language)
Mexico
Trompo

New Zealand
Potakas (Maori)

Norway
Kattimann -Hovdenakken, Romsdalen

Kåtekall - Øygarden N/W of Bergen. 

Snurrebass - also used as slang for the male genital.

Speril - (Røra in Innherad)Literally - lambs tail.

Sylletopp - (Stavanger)

Pakistan
Latoo
(Sindh province, in Urdu language)



Peru
Trompo
Philippines
Ka-sing (cebuano, visayan)
Trumpo (tagalog)


Poland
Baczek
Bak


Portugal
Pião
Puerto Rico
Chobita - small top
literally - small fish

Vaca - large top
literally - cow

Romania
SFÂRLEAZ 
TITIREZ


Russia
Volchok
- Yula
Serbia
- Cigra pronounced chigra


Sicily
Strummulu (Sicilian)
Spain
Baldufa - Barcelona - Catalunya
Buxaina - Galicia-from buxo the Galician word for the wood of which spinning tops were made in the older days (if I have understood the Spanish message from Luis Ramas correctly). 
Jim Lemon told me: Buxus Spp. is the botanical name 
for boxwood. Hard, heavy, excellent for taking detail and turning. Also extremely durable. Sounds like good top material to me.
Galdrufa - Aragon
Peón - Aragon
Peonza - Aragon
Pirindola - Aragon
Pirulo - Aragon
Refinadera - Aragon
Trompa - Valencia
Trompo - Barcelona - Catalunya
Trompitxol - Barcelona - Catalunya
Virolet
Sri Lanka

Pambaram  (Tamil)


Sweden
Snurra


 

Syria
Dilme

Switzerland
Kreisel, Pfurri, 
Spielkreisel, Stubentänzer 
Surrlibutz (humming top)
Suuri (Baseldeutsch)
Wiirpel (Baselbieter dialect) Zwiirbel
Taiwan
Gan Leh

Thailand
Luke Khang (Thai)
Too loo 

Turkey
Topac  
pronounced 'toepatch'
U.S.A
Top
Spinning Top
Peg Top
Venezuela
Trompos
Zaranda - (tin pump top)
Vietnam
Too loo

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