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One-of-a-kind Words Brought to Life in Illustration (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful   23 May 2015   / 6083 views

Marija Tiurina is an artist who used foreign language words as her inspiration in this series created for NeonMob. The words all have no one-word English equivalent and it is fascinating to see them explained in this way.

 







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#7 It's written "Pålegg" with an Å/å instead of just an A/a. Å/å is pronounced like the "o" in "ordinary". The word means "to put on" from "legg" = put and "på" = on.

#4 Also exist in Scandinavian as "Skadefryd".
Never underestimate the power of large crowds, of stupid people.
       
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eco26 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
#1 comes from "back-schön".
       
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Really? from German then?. Back-good looking? Makes sense.
Never underestimate the power of large crowds, of stupid people.
       
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Bahraaan 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
#6
Gurfa means room.
the word you were looking for was Garfa.
       














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