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Awesomely untranslatable words from around the world

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World

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20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world

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The book features more than 50 obscure, untranslatable words from around the world, accompanied by Sanders' whimsical artwork. Among her favorite terms are "kilig" (a Tagalog expression for "the feeling of butterflies in your stomach") and tretår (a Swedish term for a third cup of coffee).

Untranslatable Words From Around The World

  • ibrahim muhanna

    I am actuary, for most people, I am a numbers man. However, I have deep interest in languages, in particular the Arabic language. I was intrigued with this blog, thank you Jason for the initiative and continuous work.

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  • 23 amazing untranslatable words from around the world

    Words come easily to some people. However, love words don’t come easily to anybody. When they comes, they come straight from the heart and are often unusual. When spoken, it’s often hard to understand or translate them. We know THIS IS LOVE. Find below 29 such untranslatable love words from around the world.

    Words come easily to some people. However, love words don’t come easily to anybody. When they comes, they come straight from the heart and are often unusual. When spoken, it’s often hard to understand or translate them. We know THIS IS LOVE. Find below 29 such untranslatable love words from around the world.