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
Gaupasa Spend the whole night partying until the early morning of the next day. Basque interaction exciting
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Spannungsbogen A sequence of events which build up suspense and/or tension German event exciting
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
Ba Namak A person "with salt"—funny, witty, flavorful, or charming, as opposed to a humorless, dry person. Persian positive exciting
Tokimeku A sudden flutter in your heart, or that feeling of inspiration if you’re anticipating something Japanese feeling exciting
Egyszer volt budán kutyavásár Literal: "there was a dog-market in Buda only once"; translates to essentially a once in a lifetime opportunity Hungarian life fate exciting




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