My Wednesday posts are devoted to all things wordy - grammar, etymology, writing, the works.
If it involves language, I'll be talking about it here.
I've written before about my penchant for foreign words that have no English equivalent and I'm delighted to have found yet another example of an artist who has illustrated some of these words - Ella Frances Sanders.
Sanders is a writer and illustrator who "intentionally lives all over the place, most recently Morocco, the UK, and Switzerland." From her website: "At the moment her work constitutes writing things, drawing things and over-thinking mostly everything to do with anything. And if you seek then you shall find, because there is a book, published on September 16th which contains wondrous illustrations and slightly magical words."
The book is called Lost in Translation, and it is a collection of more than 50 illustrated words, none of which have a direct English translation. Here are a few samples: