11 words that can’t be translated into English

11 untranslatable words from other cultures

The English language is a rich and varied with more vocabulary than any other. But there are some words in other languages that just can’t be translated back easily. The Indonesian word jayus is one of these. It can only be described in English as a joke told so poorly that one cannot help but laugh. Here’s 11 untranslatable words from other cultures in one beautifully illustrated infographic by Maptia.

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

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