There Are Some Words That Just Don't Translate Into English

There’s no word for some experiences in English, but that doesn’t mean we don’t relate to them.

A YouTube video goes through 10 words in other languages we don’t have an expression for.

Our favourite? Gigil, a Fiipino word that means “the urge to squeeze or pinch something that is really cute.”

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