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
Saudade melancholic longing, nostalgia, dreaming wistfulness. Portuguese life
desenrascanço the ability to find improvised solutions to problems Portuguese strength attribute life
Mágoa A heart-breaking feeling that leaves long-lasting traces, visible in gestures and facial expressions Portuguese adverse emotion
Desenrascar An informal word that means the act of figuring out things Portuguese thinking growth
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Cafuné Tenderly running your fingers through your lover's hair Portuguese love

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