The beauty of untranslatable words

From Brain Pickings: There are some “foreign words so rich and layered in meaning that the English language, despite its own unusual vocabulary, renders them practically untranslatable. Such beautifully elusive words is what writer and illustrator Ella Frances Sanders, a self-described “intentional” global nomad, explores in Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World.”

Yiddish, noun

Norwegian, noun

Japanese, noun

Japanese, noun

Swedish, verb

Portuguese, noun

Italian, verb

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