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Words in foreign languages with no english equivalent - 'iktsuarpok' (Inuit) - the frustration of waiting or someone to turn up.

Iktsuarpok “Found In Translation” is an ongoing series that highlights words in other languages with no direct English equivalent. The illustrative posters are done by Anjana Ilyer, a Mumbai-born graphic designer currently based in Auckland, New Zealand.

Iktsuarpok (Inuit): feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming.

In this week's Happy Monday, multidisciplinary designer Anjana Iyer shines a light on words that have no English equivalent… and they're pretty spectacular

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iktsuarpok - 30 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages - Illustrated By Anjana Iyer

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Mamihlapinatapei - a wordless yet meningful look by two people, who both desire to intiate somethig but are both reluctant to start - one of 15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalent

Anjana Iyer, a media designer based in New Zealand, has created a stunning series of illustration that depict "untranslatable words" from different languages.

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Anjana Iyer, a media designer based in New Zealand, has created a stunning series of illustration that depict "untranslatable words" from different languages.

Anjana Iyer- Media Designer Auckland, New Zealand. This was done as part of the 100 days project where I did one illustration a day for one word in a foreign language that cannot be expressed word for word.

THE BEAUTY OF UNTRANSLATABLE WORDS is in their ability to capture the feelings and actions we don’t know how to put into words. Here, Anjana Iyer has illustrated 30 of them beautifully.

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Day 16 - Hanyauku (Rukwangali) — 100 Days Project
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Illustrator Anjana Iyer created these lovely designs for her 100 Days Project. She's accepting commissions, and on the strength of this she must get a lot.

hanyauku - the act of walking on tiptoes across warm sand

‘Found in Translation‘ is an ongoing series by Anjana Ilyer that highlights words in other languages with no direct English equivalent.

Day 16 - Hanyauku (Rukwangali) — 100 Days Project

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14 Untranslatable Words Explained By Charming Illustrations (By Marija Tiurina) This is so cool. I want to use some of that in my own writing.

Speaking as someone Norwegian, not being able to translate pålegg into English sucks so hard, cause we eat bread like three times a day. breakfast, lunch and supper, only dinner is usually a hot cooked meal. So pålegg is used QUITE often!

Pålegg is in Swedish too, but spelled pålägg

As a native Spanish speaker, I've never heard duende meaning that, it means dwarf or elf.

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Komorebi-- I often seek a word to describe that. - 11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic. things English don't have a words for that other languages do

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The World’s Most Fascinating And Untranslatable Words. What I thought was the most interesting was what language it came from - how the word is so personable and correlates perfectly to the countries culture

11 Untranslatable Words from other Cultures - Eleven wonderful, must-know, elusive words which have no single word within the English language that could be considered a direct translation. These are lovely!

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Literally "stories with bears," it refers to narrated events so wild and crazy it seems they can't possibly be true.

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