Posted by: annemartinfletcher | September 24, 2010

Beautiful Words that should be in English

Here is the link to a post on ten words that can’t be translated into English, by Jamie Frater. I especially liked the Danish words, hygge and uitwaaien.  Don’t be upset at the poorly-translated word bakku-shan.  A Japanese reader commented that the term has a much more yin-yang quality to it, a behind and in-front concept, instead of using it to describe women.


  1. Beautiful post, Anne!

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