Use These Foreign Words as Captions When You Want to Post a Super Cultured Instagram

It's common knowledge that speaking in a foreign language automatically makes you sound cooler.

You could be saying something completely ridiculous, and everyone will still be looking at you in awe of your amazing knowledge and skill.

Thankfully, the same is true for your Instagram. Keep scrolling for foreign words to use as captions when you want to post a super cultured Insta.

For a photo of you heading off to college:

"Rien n'est éternel."

Translation (French): Nothing lasts forever.

Feet on dashboard of a car

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For a photo of your S.O. giving you a quick smooch on the cheek:

"Besitos."

Translation (Spanish): Little kisses.

 

For a photo of you embracing a less-than-perfect situation:

"C'est la vie."

Translation (French): That's life.

 

For your first photo of you and your new S.O.:

"Apaixone."

Translation (Portuguese): To fall in love.

Bike riders holding hands at sunset

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For a photo when you're dreaming of better days:

"Senhnsucht."

Translation (German): Nostalgia; a yearning for something undefinable.

 

For a photo of you on a scenic hike:

"Serenidad."

Translation (Spanish): Serenity.

 

For a photo of you taking a midnight stroll:

"Clair de lune."

Translation (French): Moonlight.

Jeep backlit by moonlight

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For a photo when your wanderlust is getting the best of you:

"Fernweh."

Translation (German): A longing for far-off places.

 

For a photo when you're feeling a little emotional:

"Mágoa."

Translation (Portuguese): Hurt.

 

For a photo of you showing your BFF some love:

"Cariño."

Translation (Spanish): Darling.

Two friends hugging while they look at a scenic outlook

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For a photo when you're feeling excited about your GNO:

"Vorfreude."

Translation (German): Anticipation.

 

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