Eunoia

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Eunoia was built in 24h by Steph. Search 700+ untranslatable words by 80+ languages and 60+ tags, or click refresh to see a new batch. Enjoy!


Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Talaka Every member of a neighborhood getting together to do a work for free for a poor member of their community Nogay community connection
Mulaltsag From a von Neumann biography: "It is not a party, it is not a feast, it is not even an orgy; it is simply the spontaneous combustion of a bunch of people having a good time." Hungarian exciting community
Presenzialismo Someone who’s preoccupation is to make appearances at social events; the tendency to be present at every social event in order to get noticed. Italian community friends
İmece The gathering of many people and doing the work of one person Turkish community
Subhiya Morning coffee, gossip and chat with neighbors after housewives have sent their children to school Arabic community connection
Bayanihan Mutual cooperation; when a burden is shared together with a positive attitude with a sense of camaraderie, the burden feels lighter. Tagalog community positive




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