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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Pisan Zapra The time needed to eat a banana Malay time measurement food
Jhoota Food eaten by someone and left in the plate Hindi food
Chai-Pani Literal: "tea and water"; the money and favors given to someone to get things done Hindi food action
Tartle The act of hesitating while introducing someone because you've forgotten their name Scottish funny event friends
Seny Common sense, is a form of ancestral Catalan wisdom or sensibleness. It involves well-pondered perception of situations, level-headedness, awareness, integrity, and right action Catalan positive character
Altschmerz Weariness with the same old issues that you've always had - the same boring flaws and anxieties that you've been gnawing for years. German adverse growth attribute
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
Calacala Children wading through water as they play Tulu family physical nature
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Angushti za'id Someone with six fingers Russian physical
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
Pålegg Anything that you can put in a sandwich Norwegian food
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Erkelmek Teasing someone with repeating what they say Nogay interaction funny
Innerer Schweinehund Literal: 'Inner pig dog'; the lazy voice in your head. It symbolizes the part of you that doesn’t want to go jogging, that prefers staying at home with chocolate and pizza and is just generally lazy. German feeling life health
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin positive
Friolero Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feel cold. Spanish attribute friends
Nja Combining no (nej) and yes (ja); neither yes or no (or both yes and no); expressing uncertainty. Swedish measurement
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
Donaldkacsázás Translated as “Donald ducking” or wandering around one’s house with a shirt but no trousers Hungarian funny action
Kenshō (見性) Seeing (ken) one’s nature or essence (shō); perceiving one’s Buddha nature; sometimes interpreted as an initial or brief awakening. Japanese awareness growth
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
Adroit Lit. according to right; skilled, resourceful; dexterous. French attribute
Ayurnamat The philosophy that there is no point in worrying about events that cannot be changed Inuktitut philosophy



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