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Staff 24 Dec, 2018 15:40 72386 6

6 Quirky Words From Different Languages That You Wished Exist In English Too

Did you know that in Japanese, there is actually a word for pretending not to be at home when someone rings the doorbell?

People in different countries speak different languages-and sometimes these languages have words that cannot be translated into English.

Did you know that in Japanese, there is actually a word for pretending not to be at home when someone rings the doorbell?

Yes, you read that right. 

Join author-illustrator Rituparna Sarkar in finding the joy of new words in different languages that you always hoped would exist in English!

Here are some quirky words from around the globe to add to your repertoire: