2. Sanskrit - descent3. Chinese for "tomato juice"4. Welsh for "white head"6. small ball9. "the many" ?
All good so far.
2. Hindi or Sanskrit3. Mandarin -- 'fish sauce'5. German -- Joachimsthaler. 'Thal' cognate with English 'dale'.7. (?) Native American9. Latin10. Spanish -> Latin
Hoi polloi Greek.Dollar I have as Dutch, near there anyway.Mosquito Spanish? Little fly.10 yes.8 various routes.No one has 1?
Should have known "mosquito" from Latin "musca."
Robbo:4. Spanish, 'little fatty'1. Latin, feeble
Yes and dollar does seem Germanic, Bohemian.
3. I recently read a long article about ketchup, its origins and migration to the west as a tomato sauce. Lord Somber is quite correct that it was a fish sauce, not sure about the Mandarin origin though, it may have been from the Malay word for fish sauce.
1. At a guess I'd say Latin. Usage, maybe describing empty headedness. That's me to a tee!
Insofaras French is of Latin origin.
5. Thalers were widely circulated silver coins minted in Germany / Austria, named because they came from, as LSomber says, Joachimsthaler. 'Dollar' is the dutch word for the coin - not many valleys in the Netherlands.