Ten more untranslatable German words
The Local · 12 Mar 2014, 14:41
Published: 12 Mar 2014 14:41 GMT+01:00
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Every language has certain words or phrases that just do not translate into English. but German has more than its fair share.
From the feeling of solitude one gets whilst walking in a forest, to the urgent sense of panic when you feel time running out, we hope that you might be able to incorporate these new words into English.