Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Bwisit Something/someone ruined your day or mood Tagalog emotion adverse
Vaitherichal The feeling that you get when someone has something that you lack, however you are not jealous, yet instead feel as though they should not possess that because you don't Tamil adverse thinking
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
Strohwitwer "Grass widower"; a man whose partner or wife has left him alone. German family adverse
Tampo Behaviour in which a person withdraws his or her affection or cheerfulness from a person who has hurt his or her feelings; when you're disappointed with someone yet do not express it directly Tagalog adverse emotion
Sokaiya A man with a few shares in several companies who extorts money by threatening to come to the shareholders' meetings and cause trouble Japanese adverse
Hammajang "All messed up" Hawaiian adverse
Dor The heartbreak and sense of longing you feel because you’re separated from your love Romanian love adverse
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Sayang Describes when you've wasted an opportunity Tagalog adverse reflection
moņ (моң) Sadness; melody; lyricism Bashkir adverse music
Zhaghzhagh The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage Tamil adverse action physical
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Mágoa A heart-breaking feeling that leaves long-lasting traces, visible in gestures and facial expressions Portuguese adverse emotion
Schnickschnack Items of little value; empty words that people may utter German adverse
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Fuchsteufelswütend Literal: 'Fox devil angry'; steaming with rage German adverse stress emotion
Aka'aka'a Skin peeling or falling off after either sunburn or heavy drinking Hawaiian physical adverse
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
Desvelarse To wake up in the middle of the night. Be unable to fall asleep. Spanish event adverse
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
S’encoubler To describe a fall, but specifically one where you fell due to being tangled in something French physical event adverse

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