Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Trasnochar To stay up all night Spanish life time event
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Spannungsbogen A sequence of events which build up suspense and/or tension German event exciting
Rhwe To sleep on the floor without a carpet, drunk and naked Tsonga funny event
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
Talkoot a collectively pursued/undertaken task; voluntary community work. Finnish event society
Riposo Rest, repose; a nap; cf. siesta. Italian event society
Prozvonit To call a mobile phone and let it ring once so that the other person will call back, saving the first caller money. Czech life funny event
Siftah First sale of the day for merchant Turkish event
S’encoubler To describe a fall, but specifically one where you fell due to being tangled in something French physical event adverse
Cavoli riscaldati Literally "reheated cabbage"; When you attempt to start up a failed relationship or love affair Italian love event persistence
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Rhwe To sleep on the floor without a carpet, drunk and naked Tsonga funny event
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Vorführeffekt When you try to give some evidence in public that something works (or doesn't work), but you fail because the opposite happens. German funny event
Yoisho A word without meaning, said when flopping into a chair after a hard day at work or lifting a heavy bag. Japanese event physical work
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Abhisar (অভিসার) Lit. 'going towards'; a meeting (often secret) between lovers / partners. Bengali love event
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Kweesten Inviting a lover into your bed for some pillow talk Dutch love action event
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event




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