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
Angushti za'id Someone with six fingers Persian physical
Nakhur A camel that won't give milk until her nostrils have been tickled Persian nature
Ta'arof (تعارف) The complicated set of niceties and social rules to be observed as a form of good manners and proper etiquette Persian society interaction
Ghalidan Rolling from side to side as lovers do Persian love action connection
Ba Namak A person "with salt"—funny, witty, flavorful, or charming, as opposed to a humorless, dry person. Persian positive exciting
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Persian beauty change
Khaste Nabashid (خسته نباشید) "I hope that you are not tired" Persian society work

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