A Visual Glossary Of 11 Words With No English Equivalent

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3017813/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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