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.

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
Buceo Spanish Scuba Hooded Sweatshirt Men's Hooded Sweatshirt – 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
Buceo (Spanish) Magnet – How do you say "dive" in Spanish? The Spanish word for dive -- as in scuba -- is Buceo. This original design has the word Buceo... View on Zazzle
Dykning (Danish) Sleeveless Shirt – 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
Buceo Spanish Scuba Toddler T-Shirt Toddler T-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
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Women's Light T-Shirt Women's Value 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 Women's Plus Size Scoop Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck 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
Dykking Norwegian Scuba Women's Plus Size Scoop Ne Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck 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
Scuba Text Flag Dark T-Shirt Men's Value 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
Plongee French Scuba Flag Baseball Jersey Men's Baseball 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
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
Scuba Text Flag Long Sleeve Dark T-Shirt Men'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
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 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
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Long Sleeve Dark T-Shirt Men's Long 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
Plongee French Scuba Flag Women's Plus Size V-Neck Women's Plus Size V-Neck 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
Buceo Spanish Scuba White T-Shirt Men's Value T-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
Buceo Spanish Scuba Women's V-Neck T-Shirt Women's V-Neck T-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
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
Dykking Norwegian Scuba Bib Baby Bib – 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
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Women's Long Sleeve T-Shi Women's Long Sleeve 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
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
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Sweatshirt Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – 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
Plongee (French) Trucker Hat – 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
Tauchen German Scuba Flag Toddler T-Shirt Toddler 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
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Baseball Jersey Men's Baseball 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
Dykking Norwegian Scuba Dark T-Shirt Men'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
Dykning Danish Dive Flag Bib Baby Bib – 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 V-Neck Dark T-Shirt Women's V-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
Scuba (English) Postcard – 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
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
Buceo Spanish Scuba Fitted T-Shirt Men's Classic T-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
Sukellus Finnish Scuba Hooded Sweatshirt Men's Hooded 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
Duiken Dutch Dive Flag Women's Plus Size Scoop Nec Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck 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 Kids Baseball Jersey Kids Baseball 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 Women's T-Shirt Women'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