A Visual Glossary Of 11 Words With No English Equivalent


The meaning of the words themselves, she tells Co.Design, “often shed light on and provoke questions around the subtleties and nuances of a people or a country.” She further cites Guy Deutscher’s book, Through the Language Glass, as the inspiration behind the project; in it, Deutscher “explores whether language directly reflects the culture of a society,” she explains. “[So] we decided it would be interesting to create an illustrated list of words that don’t have a direct translation into the English language.”


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