"Things could be brought into being that had no name in English"

Translating the untranslatable:

Weltanschauung – a comprehensive view or personal philosophy of human life and the universe

Schadenfreude – pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others

sippenhaft – liability of all the members of a family for the crimes of one member; a legal practice in Nazi Germany

Sonderweg – a theory that considers Germany to have followed its own, peculiar path through history

Scheissfreundlichkeit – exaggeratedly, and perhaps excessive, friendliness

Vergangenheitsbewältigung – the struggle to come to terms with the past