Illustrations of 11 Words with No English Equivalent

Anyone ever tell you a joke that was so bad you couldn’t help but laugh, and then wish there was a word you could use to describe the situation? Well now you can. There are a whole bunch of foreign words that have no English equivalent, and untranslatable words have been a Tumblr and Reddit mainstay, but now you can add eleven more words to those lists with descriptive and vivid illustrations by Ella Frances Sanders.

Check out the other ten below.

pic and info: fastcodesign

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  • Alejandro


  • Lulu Strauss

    When the right word just eludes you…