Anjana Iyer, a media designer based in New Zealand, has created a stunning series of illustration that depict “untranslatable words” from different languages. The series is called ‘Found In Translation,’ describes the funny English translation of certain international words…

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Fernweh (German)

 

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Komorebi (Japanese)

 

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Tingo (Pascuense)

 

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Pochemuchka (Russian)

 

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Gökotta (Swedish)

 

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Bakku-shan (Japanese)

 

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Backpfeifengesicht (German)

 

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Aware (Japanese)

 

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Tsundoku (Japanese)

 

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Shlimazl (Yiddish)

 

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Rire dans sa barbe (French)

 

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Waldeinsamkeit (German)

 

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Hanyauku (Rukwangali)

 

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Gattara (Italian)

 

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Prozvonit (Czech)

 

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Iktsuarpok (Inuit)

 

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Papakata (Cook Islands Maori)

 

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Friolero (Spanish)

 

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Schilderwald (German)

 

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Utepils (Norwegian)

 

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Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan)

 

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Culaccino (Italian)

 

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Ilunga (Tshiluba)

 

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Kyoikumama (Japanese)

 

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Age-otori (Japanese)

 

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Chai-Pani (Hindi)

 

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Won (Korean)

 

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Tokka (Finnish)

 

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Schadenfreude (German)

 

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Wabi-Sabi (Japanese)

Anjana Iyer