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
Gluggaveður "Window Weather" i.e. weather that is nice to look at through a window but not nice to be out in Icelandic weather visual
Kopfkino Imagining scenarios vividly ("head cinema") German thinking visual
Qiang jingtou The fight by a cameraman to get a better vantage point Chinese creative art visual
Layogenic Good looking from a distance Tagalog visual
Ukiyo The floating world - living in the moment, detached from the bothers of life Japanese creative visual art
Víðsýni A panoramic view; open-mindedness. Icelandic visual

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