Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that the word "ilunga" is one of the most difficult words in the world to translate.

Translated from the Tshiluba language,which is one of the dialects of the Bantu language, prevalent in Kongo,this word means something like "The man that is ready to forgive any evil for the first time,to accept it for the second time but on the third time he will not forgive you for sure".

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The most difficult word to translate is "mamihlapinatapai"."Mamihlapinatapai" is a word from the language of the tribe Yagan (Tierra del Fuego).

This word is specified in a Guinness Book of Records as the most succinct word and is considered as the most difficult word to translate.

"Mamihlapinatapai" means "a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other will offer something that they both desire but are unwilling to suggest or offer themselves" or just "both of them want but hesitate"

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