untranslatable

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ translatable

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʌnˌtɹænz.leɪt.ə.bəl/

Adjective[edit]

untranslatable (comparative more untranslatable, superlative most untranslatable)

  1. Not able to be translated.
    They referred to de Gaulle as a chienlit, a totally untranslatable term that suggests defecation in bed.

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Noun[edit]

untranslatable (plural untranslatables)

  1. A word or phrase that is impossible to translate.