Untranslatable: A Lexicon of Unique Words from Around the World: Exploring Linguistic Gems That Defy Translation (Paperback)

Untranslatable: A Lexicon of Unique Words from Around the World: Exploring Linguistic Gems That Defy Translation By Jasmine Harper Cover Image
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Dive into the fascinating realm of words that defy direct translation with 'Untranslatable: A Lexicon of Unique Words from Around the World'. This eloquent exploration of linguistic singularities will guide you through an array of foreign terms that capture the essence of cultures and experiences elusive in other tongues. Within these pages, you will discover the nuanced meanings and the emotional resonance of such words, enhancing your appreciation for the beautiful complexity of language across our diverse global landscape.
Table of Contents
1. The Soul of Language
- The Linguistic Tapestry
- Cultural Identities in Words
- Emotions Beyond Translation

2. Europe's Vernacular Jewels
- Mediterranean Melodies
- Slavic Soul Words
- Nordic Nature's Terms

3. Asia's Lyrical Lexicon
- Middle Eastern Metaphors
- South Asian Sensibilities
- Far Eastern Philosophical Phrases

4. Africa's Narrative Nuggets
- Sub-Saharan Sentiments
- North African Notions
- Afro-Portuguese Proverbs

5. Americas' Linguistic Landscape
- Native Narratives North
- Central Cultural Codices
- South American Soul Expressions

6. Oceania's Oral Ornaments
- Australasia's Articulations
- Pacific Patois
- Micronesian Metaphors

7. Cross-Cultural Connotations
- Shared Semantics
- Comparative Idioms
- Language Intersections

8. Semantic Singularities
- Defining the Indefinable
- Expressions of the Inexpressible
- The Elegance of Eloquence

9. Philology and Feelings
- The Emotional Etymology
- Linguistic Landscapes of Love
- Sorrow in Syntax

10. Lexical Legacies
- Time-Capsuled Terms
- Evolution of Exclusivity
- Historical Linguistic Heirlooms

11. The Fruits of Language
- Gustatory Idiolects
- Flavorful Figuratives
- Culinary Communication

12. Words that Wander
- Nomadic Nomenclatures
- Vagrant Vernaculars
- Pilgrim Phrases


Product Details
ISBN: 9798884077621
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 7th, 2024
Pages: 114
Language: English