11 words you just CANNOT say in English


Cape Town - When travelling, it's often not the big landmarks or overly exposed tourist attractions that move us most. It's the small things, those little nuanced memoirs that cost you nothing, but enrich your life so greatly. 

Language, and learning new words, is certainly one of these travel rewards. 

Sometimes, pronouncing foreign words and understanding foreign concepts is difficult. 

Even South Africa's own President Jacob Zuma's has gotten a bit entangled in foreign concepts... 

WATCH: Zuma makes ridiculous comment about the size of the African continent


Nevertheless, think of the word 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'... although difficult to say, it really cannot be said in any other way, right? 

Many languages have one or two special words to describe a specific emotion, sense, experience, thing or adventure. Take a look at this fun infographic from Visual.ly - explaining some of the most untranslatable words in the world. 

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

From Visually.

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