Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Şırış Mucus or the sweet sugary residue from fruits or other treats Nogay food
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Vprikusku Drinking tea through pieces of sugar Russian food action
Shemomedjamo (შემომეჭამა) To keep eating past the point of being full since the food tastes so good. Georgian food
Uzsonna A meal between lunch and dinner Hungarian food time
Fika Coffee and cake break with friends or colleagues Swedish food friends
Tízórai A meal between breakfast and lunch, literally "at ten o'clock" Hungarian food time
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Urkn Similar to Siwon but has a greater depth in taste. Literally derived from "face-chilling spicy" Usually used to describe heavier stews than word "siwon" Korean food taste
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Gemütlichkeit An atmosphere of belonging, relaxation, chilled music, great food and drink German music food life
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Goso When you smell sesame oil - that nutty, flavorful, aromatic - mostly used to describe smells of sesame and/or bean paste Korean sensory food
Tretår A second refill or “threefill” of coffee Swedish measurement food
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Kuidare To eat yourself into backruptcy Japanese food funny
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
Pelinti To move hot food around in your mouth Buli food
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
Saucer To mop up the sauce from your plate with a piece of bread French action food
Şikemperver Someone who is very fond of eating and drinking Turkish food happiness
Umami A category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter); savoriness Japanese food attribute
Umay Gettiing tired of a certain food Tagalog food

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