Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Gulugulu The sound of a pitcher filling with water Tulu physical sound
Desus The quiet, smooth sound of somebody farting although not very loudly Indonesian sound funny action
Faamiti The sound made by sucking air past the lips in order to gain the attention of a dog or child Samoan sound
Kertek The sound of dry leaves or twigs being trodden underfoot Malay sound nature
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
Kusukusu The suppressed giggling and tittering of a group of women Japanese sound friends funny

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