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Simple Word in Other Languages Can Mean Different

Probably you know that we cannot translate everything to other languages. There are many untranslatable words in each languages. However, do you know that even translatable words may not have exactly the same meaning...

This Chart Explains Every Culture In The World

Cultures are complicated, and anyone attempting to explain or group them will struggle to avoid giving offense. Political scientists Ronald Inglehart of the University of Michigan and Christian Welzel of Luephana University in Germany put forth their best effort...

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Why We Must Save Dying Tongues

  Hundreds of our languages are teetering on the brink of extinction, and as Rachel Nuwer discovers, we may lose more than just words if we allow them to die out. Tom Belt, a...

Connection between language and how we think and behave

There is a connection between language and how we think and behave! [Navigation and Pormpuraawans] In Pormpuraaw, an Australian Aboriginal community, you wouldn’t refer to an object as on your “left” or “right,” but...

【雪うさぎ/ゆきうさぎ(yuki usagi)】

Sweet (cake) of Snow Rabbit Originally, snow rabbit is made of snow. ears: leaves of Bamboo grass body: a chunk of snow eyes: fruits of Nandina 雪うさぎのお菓子、可愛いですね。 雪/ゆき [yuki] = snow うさぎ [usagi] =...

Oden

【おでん(oden)】

The season of ODEN has come! It’s getting colder these days…eat Oden and warm you up   *昨日おでんを食べました。 昨日/きのう[kino] = yesterday おでん[oden] = a Japanese hot pot dish 食べました[tabe mashita] = ate > I...