Words That Don't Translate

Eunoia was built in 24h by Steph. Search 500+ untranslatable words by 70+ languages and 50+ tags, or click refresh to see a new batch. Enjoy!

Word Definition Language Tags Audio
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Nakhur A camel that won't give milk until her nostrils have been tickled Tamil nature
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori nature
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event
Friluftsliv “Free air life,” signifying a fundamental understanding of the positive impact of being in nature Norwegian nature health
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Nameer (نمير) Clear water. Arabic nature attribute
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Shinrin-yoku (森林浴) bathing' in the forest (literally and/or metaphorically). Japanese nature event
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Jumpa To jump from one floating piece of ice to another Swedish physical nature
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain Tamil nature
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
Calacala Children wading through water as they play Tulu family physical nature
Volta During certain hours of the early evening, around dusk, everyone in the town who might feel like going for a walk takes a saunter or stroll up and down the main street Greek time physical nature
Kertek The sound of dry leaves or twigs being trodden underfoot Malay sound nature
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
Cynefin A place where a person or an animal feels it ought to live and belong; it is where nature around you feels right and welcoming Welsh nature feeling
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound

- Get Eunoia Stickers -

Looking to advertise on Eunoia? Send me a message at [email protected]

Integral Labs Inc.