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18 Adorable Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words About Love

Love may be blind, but it's not monolingual.

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1. The days may be getting shorter, but illustrator Emma Block did something to brighten them up a little: she created drawings for words about love that don't translate to English.

The illustrations are the brainchild of Vashi Diamonds; the British company's employees scoured lists of romantic phrases that only exist in other languages and reached out to friends and family overseas for their input. (A representative from Vashi said that the translations are rough estimates, due to the fact that there are no equivalents in English.) Regardless, the results will warm your heart and freezing fingers and toes.
Emma Block / Via us.vashi.com

The illustrations are the brainchild of Vashi Diamonds; the British company's employees scoured lists of romantic phrases that only exist in other languages and reached out to friends and family overseas for their input. (A representative from Vashi said that the translations are rough estimates, due to the fact that there are no equivalents in English.) Regardless, the results will warm your heart and freezing fingers and toes.

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This is the Mandarin version of the phrase.
Emma Block / Via us.vashi.com

This is the Mandarin version of the phrase.