The Language of Scuba

The word SCUBA began as an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. Today the word is used as a regular noun or verb -- scuba. The acronym history is not the same in other languages, however. Here you'll find the common word used for scuba or dive in various languages.

Scuba Text Flag Hooded Sweatshirt Men's Hooded Sweatshirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Buceo Spanish Scuba Infant Bodysuit Baby Bodysuit – The word Buceo (Spanish for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Spanish-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Dykning (Danish) Lumbar Pillow – How do you say "dive" in Danish? The Danish word for dive -- as in scuba -- is Dykning. This original design has the word Dykning... View on Zazzle
Plongee French Scuba Flag White T-Shirt Men's Value T-Shirt – Here the word PLONGEE (French for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diving flag. Great for French-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Sweatshirt Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – Here the word Sukellus (Finnish for Scuba) is filled in with red & white like the scuba diver down flag. A great gift idea for Finnish-speaking... View on CafePress
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Sweatshirt Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – The Danish word for scuba is Dykning. Here the word Dykning filled in with red and white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Danish-speaking... View on CafePress
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Women's Long Sleeve Dark T- Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt – Here the word Sukellus (Finnish for Scuba) is filled in with red & white like the scuba diver down flag. A great gift idea for Finnish-speaking... View on CafePress
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Women's Plus Size V-Neck Women's Plus Size V-Neck T-Shirt – The German word for scuba is Tauchen. This design has the word Tauchen filled in with red and white like the familiar scuba diver down flag.... View on CafePress
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Fitted T-Shirt Men's Classic T-Shirt – The Danish word for scuba is Dykning. Here the word Dykning filled in with red and white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Danish-speaking... View on CafePress
Scuba Text Flag Women's Long Sleeve Dark T-Shirt Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Bib Baby Bib – Here the word Sukellus (Finnish for Scuba) is filled in with red & white like the scuba diver down flag. A great gift idea for Finnish-speaking... View on CafePress
Tauchen (German) T-Shirt – How do you say "dive" in Germany? The German word for dive -- as in scuba -- is Tauchen. This original design has the word Tauchen... View on Zazzle
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Dark T-Shirt Men's Value T-Shirt – Here the word Duiken (Dutch for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba flag. Great for Dutch-speaking divers or anyone that's been... View on CafePress
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Toddler T-Shirt Toddler T-Shirt – Here the word Duiken (Dutch for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba flag. Great for Dutch-speaking divers or anyone that's been... View on CafePress
Scuba Text Flag Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck Dark Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck T-Shirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Buceo Spanish Scuba Baseball Jersey Men's Baseball Shirt – The word Buceo (Spanish for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Spanish-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Duiken (Dutch) Compact Mirror – How do you say "dive" in Dutch? The Dutch word for dive -- as in scuba -- is Duiken. This original design has the word Duiken... View on Zazzle
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Women's T-Shirt Women's Value T-Shirt – Here the word Duiken (Dutch for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba flag. Great for Dutch-speaking divers or anyone that's been... View on CafePress
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Long Sleeve Dark T-Shirt Men's Long Sleeve T-Shirt – Here the word Sukellus (Finnish for Scuba) is filled in with red & white like the scuba diver down flag. A great gift idea for Finnish-speaking... View on CafePress
Plongee French Scuba Flag Kids Hoodie Kids Hoodie – Here the word PLONGEE (French for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diving flag. Great for French-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Bib Baby Bib – The German word for scuba is Tauchen. This design has the word Tauchen filled in with red and white like the familiar scuba diver down flag.... View on CafePress
Dykking Norwegian Scuba Women's Dark T-Shirt Women's Value T-Shirt – The Norwegian word for scuba is Dykking. Here the word is Dykking filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for... View on CafePress
Tauchen (German) Postcard – How do you say "dive" in Germany? The German word for dive -- as in scuba -- is Tauchen. This original design has the word Tauchen... View on Zazzle
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Women's Cap Sleeve T-Shi Junior's Cap Sleeve T-Shirt – The German word for scuba is Tauchen. This design has the word Tauchen filled in with red and white like the familiar scuba diver down flag.... View on CafePress
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Women's Plus Size Scoop N Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck T-Shirt – The Danish word for scuba is Dykning. Here the word Dykning filled in with red and white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Danish-speaking... View on CafePress
Plongee (French) Magnet – How do you say "dive" in French? The French word for dive -- as in scuba -- is plongĂ©e. This original design has the word PLONGEE... View on Zazzle
Plongee French Scuba Flag Women's Long Sleeve T-Sh Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt – Here the word PLONGEE (French for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diving flag. Great for French-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Scuba Text Flag Kids Baseball Jersey Kids Baseball T-Shirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Scuba Text Flag Fitted T-Shirt Men's Classic T-Shirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Dykking Norwegian Scuba Ringer T Men's Ringer T-Shirt – The Norwegian word for scuba is Dykking. Here the word is Dykking filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for... View on CafePress
Plongee French Scuba Flag Dark T-Shirt Men's Value T-Shirt – Here the word PLONGEE (French for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba diving flag. Great for French-speaking divers or anyone that's... View on CafePress
Scuba Text Flag Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt – This design has the word Scuba filled in with red and white like the diver down flag. This is a great gift idea for scuba divers,... View on CafePress
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Women's Cap Sleeve T-Shirt Junior's Cap Sleeve T-Shirt – Here the word Duiken (Dutch for Scuba) is filled in w/ red & white like the scuba flag. Great for Dutch-speaking divers or anyone that's been... View on CafePress
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Women's V-Neck T-Shirt Women's V-Neck T-Shirt – The Danish word for scuba is Dykning. Here the word Dykning filled in with red and white like the scuba diver down flag. Great for Danish-speaking... View on CafePress
Scuba (English) T-Shirt – In the language of scuba, we've got to include English. Here the word scuba is shown with the red and white coloration of a diver down... View on Zazzle
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Sweatshirt Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – The German word for scuba is Tauchen. This design has the word Tauchen filled in with red and white like the familiar scuba diver down flag.... View on CafePress