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11 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages (infographic).




The number of concepts and feelings you can express with language is infinite. But languages express them differently. There are languages that have specific words for very specific concepts. Other languages, though, need whole sentences to express the same concepts, and English is no exception. While the expressive power of English is breathtaking, it still lacks a lot of the words that exist in other languages but can't find their place in any English dictionary.  Maptia put some of these words in an infographic which we brought to you to enjoy. Don't forget to share your favorite. Have a good read :) 

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures


From Visually.

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon the absolute truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
                                

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