Have you ever heard the saying “Everything sounds better in German”? Well it’s not exactly a saying, especially because it’s definitely not true. However, the German language does have a few iconic words that cannot be matched in English, but that we desperately need, especially nowadays when expressing emotion is harder than ever. Take a look at the explanations of these ten amazing words to see what we’re missing. Could you think of a good translation?


Torschlusspanik signifies a feeling of fear of time running out and people not being able to achieve their goals. It quite literally means gate shutting panic.


Fernweh is a longing for far-off places. So, if you get homesick quite easily, we suggest you don’t do this.

Topics: funny , Weird , German
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