15 Fantastic Untranslatable Words ...


Untranslatable words are words in other languages around the world that didn’t make it through English translation. It’s amazing how you could look at one word in a foreign language and see that it takes five or six words to describe it in English. Continue reading for 15 untranslatable words I wish could be translated to English!

1. Cafuné

Cafuné is Brazilian Portuguese. It’s described as “The act of tenderly running one’s fingers through someone’s hair.” How cool is that? Cafuné is one of the untranslatable words that would be used very frequently if there was a word for it in English.

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