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14 Untranslatable Words Explained By Charming Illustrations (By Marija Tiurina)

14 Untranslatable Words Explained By Charming Illustrations (By Marija Tiurina)

14 Untranslatable Words Explained By Charming Illustrations (By Marija Tiurina) Just to clear something up: It's tretår (not tretar) and pålegg (not palegg).

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Word of the Day - Oenomel - something combining strength with sweetness. Origin: Oenomel can be traced to the Greek terms oînos meaning "wine" and méli meaning "honey." The potent, sweet drink dates back to Ancient Greece. The term entered English in the

Untranslatable words in different cultures. What's yours?

Untranslatable words in different cultures. What's yours?

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic - I adore this. I believe language shapes thought just as much as thought shapes language. I always think of untranslatable words as a glimpse into the most subtly unique aspects of other cultures.

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Depaysement.... @Otherwordly

cosmogyral · petrichor · orphic · anacampserote · dépaysement · desenrascanço Six words for six series of the Doctor and friends.

Tenalach

word-stuck: Tenalach, a word used in the hills and mountains in the west of Ireland, allows one to literally hear the earth sing. (submitted by tenalach)

18 new words that should be added to the dictionary

Bedgasm and carcolepsy is reallllll new words that should be added to the dictionary

drapetomania

drapetomania (n.) an overwhelming urge to run away-- I think I feel this way too often.

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