In one language just,

in another language Hoax.

Who is he?


the languages are English and Russian.

  • $\begingroup$ I think, because no one has managed to work this out in a while now could you please help us by narrowing down the languages like are they European or do they use the Roman alphabet. $\endgroup$ – Prince Deepthinker Nov 3 '20 at 5:38
  • $\begingroup$ @PrinceDeepthinker done $\endgroup$ – Erel Segal-Halevi Nov 3 '20 at 10:45

New answer:

I think you are looking for Noah, the figure from the old testament

In the Russian alphabet the letters Hoax sounds like Noah (more or less). Noah (in English) is just i.e good for helping animals and people against a flood by building an arc. He treated also everyone fairly as it was fabled that every animal was allowed in.

Original answer:

I think the word you are looking for might be punk. So he is a punk


Punkt in Yiddish means just. Punk in English (American English) means to trick. The verbs hoax and trick are synonyms. Punk can also be an adjective to describe a person, usually a man, who is utterly devoid of civility or someone who follows punk rock.

  • $\begingroup$ Is this right? May I get a confirmation. $\endgroup$ – Prince Deepthinker Nov 2 '20 at 1:05
  • $\begingroup$ Cool! But this is not what I meant. $\endgroup$ – Erel Segal-Halevi Nov 2 '20 at 7:49
  • $\begingroup$ Well then I have no idea $\endgroup$ – Prince Deepthinker Nov 2 '20 at 15:10
  • $\begingroup$ What about now? $\endgroup$ – Prince Deepthinker Nov 3 '20 at 11:26
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, this is what I meant. The words "just" and "Hoax" appear verbatim in the corresponding translations. $\endgroup$ – Erel Segal-Halevi Nov 4 '20 at 5:45

He is

Dr. Goto (it's his last name so it has a capital G).


In C++ (as well as in some other languages), the goto operator always and unconditionnaly jumps to the exact location, so it is just (in the sence of "exact").
However, in Java, the goto keyword is present but the operator itself is not. So, in Java goto is a hoax.

  • $\begingroup$ Very cool, but not what I meant.. $\endgroup$ – Erel Segal-Halevi Nov 2 '20 at 9:39

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