Brazilian Portuguese Words You Can’t Translate Into English

One of the beauties of language learning is understanding the different concepts, layers of meanings and ways of expression that each and every language has. English certainly has its collection of difficult to translate words (see the hundreds of phrasal verbs that the language loves!) and Portuguese is no different. While there are ways of […]

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15 Beautiful Dutch Words and Phrases We Need in English

As with all languages, there are certain common Dutch words and phrases that simply don’t translate into English. Many of these linguistic curiosities beautifully capture specific aspects of Dutch culture, whilst others resonate with English speakers despite their cryptic nature. Gezelligheid Although gezelligheid is often equated to cosiness, this catchall concept has considerably more depth […]

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