Ella Frances Sanders illustrates words held to be untranslatable, to English equivalents, from their native languages.

Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there's a Finnish word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest?

'Akihi - Hawaiian, noun

Commuovere - Italian, verb

Excerpted from Lost in Translation

Glas wen - Welsh, noun

Kilig - Tagalog, noun

Komorebi - Japanese, noun

Luftmensch - Yiddish, noun

Mangata - Swedish, noun

Tretar - Swedish, noun

Tsundoko - Japanese, noun

Wabi-sabi - Japanese, noun

Reprinted with permission from Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders, copyright (c) 2014. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Random House LLC.