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Tokka

Tokka (finnish): A large herd of reindeer. (Illustration by Anjana Iyer: Found In Translation on Behance)

Belliatus

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French   30 untranslatable words turned into charming illustrations

30 untranslatable words turned into charming illustrations

Rire dans sa barbe (French) - to laugh in your beard quietly while thinking about something that happened in the past. Untranslatable words illustrated by Anjana Iyer

15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalent

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Whimsical illustrations depict the meaning of 14 untranslatable words

Words in other languages with no direct English equivalent: cafuné (Brazilian Portugese) The act of tenderly running fingers through someone’s hair

Sudus

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Kaapshljmurslis (Latvian). | 23 Charming Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words From Other Languages

Found in translation- Anjana Iyer Untranslatable Words From Other Languages Kaapshljmurslis (Latvian)

Kalsarikännit

Finnish word kalsarikännit (My new favorite word that I can't pronounce)

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - lonely-hearts - of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives: a lonely-hearts column in the newspaper.

of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives: a lonely-hearts column in the newspaper.

A Welsh word without direct English translation, and utterly beautiful. Thanks, Wales.

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

I've known this to happen a lot   BBC - Culture - Eleven untranslatable words

Eleven untranslatable words

BBC - Culture - Eleven untranslatable words// Prozvonit (Czech) ‘To call a mobile phone only to have it ring once so that the other person would call back, allowing the caller not to spend money on minutes’ (Anjana Iyer)

Found in translation- Anjana Iyer Untranslatable Words From Other Languages

Radioukacz (polish): Telegraphist for the resistance movements on the Soviet side of the Iron Curtain. (Illustration by Anjana Iyer: Found In Translation on Behance)

"Found in translation" by Anjana Iyer - Chai-pani

Chai-pani (hindi): Money given to someone, often a bureaucratic worker, to get things done. (Illustration by Anjana Iyer: Found In Translation on Behance)

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28 mots intraduisibles illustrés par Anjana Lyer

Found in translation- Anjana Iyer Untranslatable Words From Other Languages Lieko (Finnish).

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