8 Words You Can’t Say In English

September 25th, 2014

It is estimated that English has almost a million words.  There are over 6,000 languages spoken on Earth.  So between those two numbers, no surprise that there are some words in other languages that cannot be translated into English.

These “untranslatable” words represent the richness of language. Each language invents unique and specific words that are a reflection of climate, culture, humor, and the history of a specific region.  Here are 8 words that cannot be translated into English.


This awesome video gives a great explanation for each of these words! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPHJp25u7Tw#t=27

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