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

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 12:12
English
+ ...
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: 12:12
French to English
nice! May 24, 2013

I needed a short distractionicon_smile.gif

 

Mailand  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:12
Italian to German
+ ...
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: 13:12
Turkish to English
+ ...
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: 12:12
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.


 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

16 Words We Don't Have In English

Advanced search






memoQ translator pro
Kilgray's memoQ is the world's fastest developing integrated localization & translation environment rendering you more productive and efficient.

With our advanced file filters, unlimited language and advanced file support, memoQ translator pro has been designed for translators and reviewers who work on their own, with other translators or in team-based translation projects.

More info »
WordFinder Unlimited
For clarity and excellence

WordFinder is the leading dictionary service that gives you the words you want anywhere, anytime. Access 260+ dictionaries from the world's leading dictionary publishers in virtually any device. Find the right word anywhere, anytime - online or offline.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search