Untranslatable words that explain it all

There are a lot of words in the world that can explain different phenomena we face every day. If you want to know how to call these phenomena, keep on reading the article.

It’s not always possible to understand the behavior of a person of a different nationality. QuizzClub has collected special words that can explain it all. These words are placed on beautiful cards. You can easily send them to your friends and share new knowledge with them.

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Which words do you like most? Do you know other words that explain difficult life-phenomena? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Steve Tingle
Funny, for untranslatable words you did a good job of translating them!
Jun 6, 2020 5:03PM
Hernan Pons
Maggie Schmidt, saudade
Nov 20, 2022 4:51PM
Maggie Schmidt
Bloody word check.
Jul 5, 2022 1:00AM
Maggie Schmidt
Sausage.....familier to me. Lovely also. Cookie and lagom also resonated. 😋 thank you
Jul 5, 2022 12:59AM
Jim Doyle
Only one I knew was saudade, which I've always loved. Also thought sabai sabai was a good one. I'll try to add it to my vocabulary.
Jun 30, 2022 5:10PM
Adriana Zuliani
Saudade. Sweet sadness. I love this word!
Mar 12, 2022 4:47PM
I've heard the expression "million-dollar wound" from WWII. Something that didn't kill or cripple you, but enough to get you sent home.
Dec 7, 2020 1:56PM
Ilias Tsiabardas
I am sure that in every language they are words that are unique and can not translate theme in their full sense
Oct 18, 2020 9:37PM
This is very interesting to me as I love language. I do some translation from German and once, translating a story set in WWI I had a problem with the phrase "Heimatwunde". This literally translates as "Home-Wound" (though "Heimat" in itself has more implications than just "home") - meaning a wound that isn't life-threatening, but enough to keep you away from the front. I was aware of an English phrase "Blighty" for the same thing, but as that's also a slang term for Britain, it obviously didn't work!
Sep 28, 2020 3:37AM
Carla Roldos
You are so funny.Steve Tingle,
Sep 24, 2020 5:57PM
Sandie Ballantyne
Saudate is much like the Welsh 'hiraeth'..... deep nostalgic type feeling usually, though not exclusively, about events /desires from the past real or imagined.
Sep 15, 2020 12:19AM
frozenho ice
now if only we could translate "Phil Collins - Sussudio"
Sep 1, 2020 8:43PM
Isagani Isidro Sogocio
#4 Sabai Sabai, the Thai lifestyle.
Aug 9, 2020 9:11PM
Nice to know! I learn something new daily.
Jun 10, 2020 3:22AM
Well, Steve actually they were not translated, they were explained!
Jun 9, 2020 1:51PM
In bed, I coorie down when it's time to go to sleep. When I was wee, my parents would invite me to coorie in when I needed a cuddle. These days I extend the same invitation to the cat, but she's slightly psychotic and doesn't always feel like coorying.
Jun 7, 2020 11:07PM

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