Do you know someone who is Shlimazl? Or have you ever been annoyed talking to a Pochemuchka? No idea what I’m talking about? That’s because these words have no equivalent English word in the dictionary. To know their meaning, take a look and know some of them below.
Anjana Iyer is a New Zealand-based designer who creates an illustration series called Found in Translation. In this series, Iyer creates artistic illustrations that describe the meaning of the words that are non-translatable to English by a single word. Scroll down and check out some of her works as she introduces some words that may be alien to our ears. Come, take a peek, and enjoy!
Cafuné (Brazilian Portuguese)
Pana po’o (Hawaiian)
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