A Joyful & Malicious History Of 'Schadenfreude'
As we’ll see, while schadenfreude's use in English texts begins in the mid-1800s, it only started making regular appearances in the past three decades. (As I type, Microsoft Word does ... German. My favorite, “Vergangenheitsbewältigung,” means ...
13 Untranslatable Words
But we feel we could do better and that’s why we keep trying. How does one translate a book about untranslatable ... Such a simple word. Berit. In English God made a covenant with Abraham; in French an alliance; and in German a bond.
DOES OLORUN OLODUMARE MEAN GOD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
And the Word was made ... ‘DOES OLORUN MEAN ‘GOD’ IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE?’, but we can infer four important conclusions. Namely: - Adherents of Ifa and Christianity do not believe in the same ‘Supreme Being’. Olorun or Olu-orun is not and does not ...
Whistling Pigs: German Adventures with Google Translate
The underlying assumption of Google Translate is that any new text requiring translation contains phrases and word ... most German pigs do not have a habit of whistling. The Google Translate choice of “rocker” probably refers to the English expression ...
How Do You Say ...? For Some Words, There's No Easy Translation
So they asked people across the globe to give them examples of words that didn't translate ... English, Dorothy, is moon river. There are some other words on your list that we didn't go get recorded here in Washington. The Urdu word goya. What does that mean?