Bet you can’t say that in English – Some Untranslatable Words From Around The World
Thanks to the British Empire and laterly the rise of the American hegemony English is pretty much THE World language. By some estimates the English language has more than a million words and it’s generally agreed that no other language has nearly as many.
So you would think that English must have a word for everything, right? No – Not even close.
In this article we look at some words in other languages that just seem to defy translation into English.