Words That Don't Translate

Eunoia was built in 24h by Steph. Search 700+ untranslatable words by 80+ languages and 60+ tags, or click refresh to see a new batch. Enjoy!

Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Akihi The forgetfulness felt immediately after being given directions Hawaiian stress confusion travel
Jibaku The act of unintentionally or inadvertently demolishing your own argument in the process of defending your view Japanese confusion interaction
Kuuki Yomenai "Cannot read the air” and jokingly applies to people who struggle to read social situations Japanese connection confusion
Schilderwald Jungle of traffic signs; a street so crowded with signs that you become lost German stress confusion
Agnosthesia The state of not knowing how you really feel about something, which forces you to sift through clues hidden in your behavior English confusion thinking
Oxymoron Figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction English attribute confusion
Ja nee Directly "Yes, No", but often used when there is nothing else to say, or one is stumped. Afrikaans confusion

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