11 Untranslatable Words You Didn’t Know Exist

11 Untranslatable Words You Didn’t Know Exist

Language has always been a curiously complex phenomenon. While Eskimos have 100 different words for snow we still struggle to find the right vocabulary to express love in our own tongues.

The list of words that can’t be deciphered from one vernacular to another are outstandingly beautiful. Here are 11 untranslatable word you didn’t know existed:

1. CualacinoCualacino-300x189

Language of Origin: Italian

2. DepaysementDepaysement-300x187

Language of Origin: French

3. GoyaGoya-300x184

Language of Origin: Urdu

4. IktsuarpokIktsuarpok-300x188

Language of Origin: Inuit

5. JayusJayus-300x187

Language of Origin: Indonesian

6. KomorebiKomorebi-300x187

Language of Origin: Japanese

7. Pana Po’oPana-Poo-300x185

Language of Origin: Hawaiian

8. PochemuchkaPochemuchka-300x185

Language of Origin: Russian

9. SobremesaSobremesa-300x186

Language of Origin: Spanish

10. WaldeinsamkeitWaldeinsamkeit-300x187

Language of Origin: German

11. MangataMangata-300x204

Language of Origin: Swedish


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What’s your favorite untranslatable word?

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