Driven with rather romantic notion regarding other cultures and lifestyles, we looked for interesting untranslatable words showing values, humor and interests expressed in languages from around the world.


Untranslatable words from all around the world (m)


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“Resfeber” in Swedish means – Excitement and anticipation before traveling, a ‘travel fever’ – Tweet this

“Saudade” in Portuguese means – A nostalgic longing for someone far away or long lost – Tweet this

“Fernweh” in Germany means – Craving for travel – Tweet this

“Eleutheromania” in Greek means – An intense and irresistible desire for freedom – Tweet this

“Tartle” is Scottish word for – The act of hesitating while introducing someone because you’ve forgotten their name – Tweet this

“Tsundoku” is Japanese for – Buying a book and then never reading it – Tweet this

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