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
Desus The quiet, smooth sound of somebody farting although not very loudly Indonesian sound funny action
Neko-neko Someone that has a novel idea that only makes things worse Indonesian funny creative
Mencolek The trick when you tap someone lightly on the opposite shoulder from behind to fool them Indonesian funny friends action
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Latah Uncontrollable habit of saying embarrassing things Indonesian habits
Ramé Something that is both chaotic and joyful at the same time Indonesian life attribute
Mencomot Stealing things of small value, mostly for fun rather than out of necessity. Indonesian action funny
Titip To temporarily entrust something to a person Indonesian trust
Didis To search and pick up lice from one's own hair, usually when in bed at night Indonesian physical adverse
Jayus A joke that is so unfunny (or told so badly) that you just have to laugh. Indonesian funny
Kucir A tuft of hair left to grow on top of an otherwise bald head Indonesian physical change

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