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These are words for very specific emotions or things, and there are no matches for them in other languages.

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic - I adore this. I believe language shapes thought just as much as thought shapes language. I always think of untranslatable words as a glimpse into the most subtly unique aspects of other cultures.

smulltronsträlle

Smultronstalle (n) Pronunciation “smUl-tron-‘stel-e "Place of Wild Strawberries"; A Special Place Discovered, Treasured, Returned to For Solace & Relaxation; A Personal Idyll Free From Stress or Sadness.

I live in Sweden and "fika" to me is mostly sweet stuff like cookies and cakes, it was just some years ago I realised some swedes only mean coffee break and I'm there looking for the cookies and buns ☕ = FIKA! Not just coffee - okay?!

I live in Sweden and "fika" to me is mostly sweet stuff like cookies and cakes, it was just some years ago I realised some swedes only mean coffee break and I'm there looking for the cookies and buns ☕ = FIKA!