Advent Calendar 5 december 2017


Some words defy translation. This year’s #onlyinmylanguage project collected remarkable words from all over the world that describe special feelings or sensations, physical traits or specific customs.

WHAT IS AN UNTRANSLATABLE WORD IN YOUR LANGUAGE (OR DIALECT)?

Post your answer as usual in the comment box. We’ll pick a lucky winner from among all the comments submitted. Good luck and Happy Advent!



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These are some of your non-translateable words and their meanings
Tuerchen 5 Wordcloud Goethe-Institut / Wordclouds.com