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
Löyly The steam that rises from the sauna heater when water is thrown on it Finnish physical
Jaksaa A lack of enthusiasm to do something Finnish adverse habits
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
Sisu Extraordinary determination in the fact of adversity Finnish growth strength
Kalsarikänni to get drunk (alone) at home in your underwear with no intention of going out Finnish funny action
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Lieko A tree trunk that has fallen to the bottom of a lake Finnish nature
Talkoot a collectively pursued/undertaken task; voluntary community work. Finnish event society

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