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Not everyone who speaks another language, or is bilingual, can be a translator. There is a lot more to translation than translating word-for-word; you need to embrace the culture and…

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Throughout many languages there are untranslatable words which crop up often in conversations between linguists.  We tend to run down a list in Miriam Webster assuming there is a direct…

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