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How Did We Cope Without These Wonderful Untranslatable Words From Around the World?

If you speak another language, you'll know the joy of discovering a beautiful new word that has no English equivalent. The Germans are famous for this, with words like schadenfreude (pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune) slowly sneaking their way into English speech. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Morningside Translations have come up with a list of 50 words from around the world that can't easily be translated into English, and some of them are just brilliant. Who knew all this time we'd been feeling fernweh for Hawaii?

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