08/09/2015 4:39 PM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

Fascinating Untranslatable Words From Around The World

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The joy of travelling overseas knows no bounds -- piling on kilos thanks to new delicious cuisines, taking countless shameless tourist selfies in front of crumbing historic ruins, and stumbling back to your accommodation after sampling the local liquor.

Though visiting places where a foreign language is spoken can challenging.

While we all manage to get by using over exaggerated charade-like sign language, it's interesting to discover that some foreign words can't even be translated into english.

Did you know that there is a word in Arabic for a handful of water?

Or that Indonesia actually has a term for a joke that's so unfunny you can't help but laugh?

Neither did we.

Thanks to some research done by we now know how to express the joy of enjoying a beer outside in Norwegian.