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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ translatable

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʌnˌtɹænz.leɪt.ə.bəl/

AdjectiveEdit

untranslatable (comparative more untranslatable, superlative most untranslatable)

  1. Not able to be translated.
    They referred to de Gaulle as a chienlit, a totally untranslatable term that suggests defecation in bed.

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NounEdit

untranslatable (plural untranslatables)

  1. A word or phrase that is impossible to translate satisfactorily from one language to another.

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