10 Untranslatable Words to Describe Love in Other Languages

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The feeling of falling in love can be hard to put into words, but there are plenty of languages that describe the phenomenon a whole lot better than English does. Expedia put together a list of international words with no direct English translation describing specific aspects of love. The travel company collected 10 amorous words from the Positive Lexicography Project, from the Portuguese word for the motion of running your fingers through a beloved’s hair to an Inuit word for the anticipatory feeling you get when you’re sitting at home waiting for someone special to come over. Go ahead and try some of these out on your valentine (you can scroll on the image below):

Language of Love by Expedia.co.uk