To mark the publication of Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon, we are delighted to share a series of playful graphics by our design team which illustrate some of the most interesting terms from the Dictionary. For week three in the “Untranslatable Tuesdays” series we present Polis (Greek):
POLIS, POLITEIA (GREEK)
ENGLISH city-state, state, society, nation
FRENCH cité, État, société, nation
What’s your favourite untranslatable word?