Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Te quiero Similar to "I love you" in a lower level, something that you say to someone and maybe someday it will be "love". For example, It's used with close co workers or in the classroom. Spanish feeling
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
Mamihlapinatapai A look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire but which neither wants to begin Yaghan love feeling
Schadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
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
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Töörõõm work fun': finding the simple joys in everyday tasks. Estonian work feeling
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Solvegg Literally means sun wall; to find a sunny spot during winter time where you can sit down and enjoy the warmth of the sun Norwegian feeling nature
Cynefin A place where a person or an animal feels it ought to live and belong; it is where nature around you feels right and welcoming Welsh nature feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection feeling
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling

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