Merriam-Webster Has Asked For The Best Non-English Words


Merriam-Webster started a Twitter thread on Tuesday, and there are no words for just how awesome it was.

The premise was simple: The dictionary publisher simply asked non-English speakers for words in their language that are perfect, but don’t translate easily into English.

The results were a veritable cornucopia of words that truly fit every sort of occasion ― some more specifically than you might expect.