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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Chai-Pani Literal: "tea and water"; the money and favors given to someone to get things done Hindi food action
On (恩) A feeling of moral indebtedness, relating to a favour or blessing given by others. Japanese life
Víðsýni A panoramic view; open-mindedness. Icelandic visual
Resfeber Travel fever/bug; the feeling of excitement and nervousness experienced by a traveller before undertaking a journey. Swedish travel physical
Cwtch Wrapping of your arms around someone to make them feel safe in the world Welsh love connection
Consuegro Father in law of your son Spanish family
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Qì (氣) Lit. air, breath; ‘life force/energy’. Chinese health awareness
kaizen Continuous growth Japanese growth
Tampo Behaviour in which a person withdraws his or her affection or cheerfulness from a person who has hurt his or her feelings; when you're disappointed with someone yet do not express it directly Tagalog adverse emotion
Dozywocie Parental contract with children guaranteeing lifelong support Polish family love strength
Schnapsidee An idea you have when you're drunk and will probably not considered anymore once you're sober German thinking change
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Vaitherichal The feeling that you get when someone has something that you lack, however you are not jealous, yet instead feel as though they should not possess that because you don't Tamil adverse thinking
(يقبرني) Ya'aburnee A declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them. Arabic love connection fate
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Siwon Usually meanng cool or cold, but when used in the context of dining, means the taste which achieves the ideal umami such that the food feels cool Korean food attribute
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Layogenic Good looking from a distance Tagalog visual
Boketto (ぼけっと) gazing vacantly into the distance (without thought or sense of self). Japanese
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Nakakapag pabagabag Something that brings about excessive anxiety or restlessness for a period of time; something that is making you nervous Tagalog stress feeling awareness
Ripsaspis (ρίψασπις) Literal: "the one that throws down his shield"; the one that gives in with dismay Greek action
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori nature
Nedoperepitj (недоперепить) To drink more than one should have, but less than one would have wanted. To fail to drink too much. Russian funny action
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Desenrascar An informal word that means the act of figuring out things Portuguese thinking growth
Bildung education, formation, acculturation, cultivation, development. German cultural
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive



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