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Untranslatable Words Graphically Explained

Categories: Citizen Media, Ideas, Language

The web site Pijamasurf [1] [es] shares the curious “30 untraslatable word list” the artist Anjana Iyer [2] [en] tried to capture on humorous illustrations. Like for instance:

Bakku- shan (Japanese)
A beautiful girl… as long as she's being viewed from behind.

You can find the list here [3].