Eunoia

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
Házisárkány Literally "indoor dragon"; a nagging restless spouse Hungarian family stress adverse
Donaldkacsázás Translated as “Donald ducking” or wandering around one’s house with a shirt but no trousers Hungarian funny action
Tenyérbemászó Literally "palm crawler"; a face begging to be punched Hungarian funny adverse
Egyszer volt budán kutyavásár Literal: "there was a dog-market in Buda only once"; translates to essentially a once in a lifetime opportunity Hungarian life fate exciting
Tízórai A meal between breakfast and lunch, literally "at ten o'clock" Hungarian food time
Mulaltsag From a von Neumann biography: "It is not a party, it is not a feast, it is not even an orgy; it is simply the spontaneous combustion of a bunch of people having a good time." Hungarian exciting community
Uzsonna A meal between lunch and dinner Hungarian food time




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