Ten untranslatable words
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?
Excerpted from Lost in Translation
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.
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