Three+Untranslatable+Words

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Extrañeza
Subtle
Sutil
Loan
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Caressing
Acariciando
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Equivalente

Three Untranslatable Words

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Three Untranslatable Words

If you are a language-lover, take a look at these words, for which you will not find an exact equivalent in other languages.

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How many words do you know for "snow"? In the late 19th century, anthropologist Franz Boas traveled to Baffin Island in Canada to study the language and culture of the indigenous Inuit tribe. Boas claimed that the Inuit had more than fifty words for snow.

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