Off topic: 16 Words We Don't Have In English
Thread poster: Suzan Hamer

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 14:35
English
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May 24, 2013

I know there is an earlier thread about words in one language that don't exist in others, but I haven't been able to find it. If I could I would add this there. But since I can't:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=gykOF7lWpyM&feature=fvwp

You may want to turn off the sound.


 

Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 14:35
French to English
nice! May 24, 2013

I needed a short distractionicon_smile.gif

 

Mailand  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:35
Italian to German
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Me, too May 24, 2013

and something to smile about ... Northern Italy is freezing at the moment (in many aspects), so a smile is needed to warm my heart ...

 

Tim Drayton  Identity Verified
Cyprus
Local time: 15:35
Turkish to English
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Gümüşservi May 25, 2013

That was a new Turkish word for me, although it is certainly in the dictionary. It is a pity that they didn't spell it properly on the video.

 

George Hopkins
Local time: 14:35
Swedish to English
Lagom May 26, 2013

The Swedes have a rather diffuse word, of which they are very proud.
The word is 'lagom'; often meaning just right, OK, middling, passable, etc.


 


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