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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Jhoota Food eaten by someone and left in the plate Hindi food
Tretår A second refill or “threefill” of coffee Swedish measurement food
Empalagoso Too sweet. Adjective to say you ate something so sweet that you got sick of it. Spanish food adverse change
Aşermek The experience of craving certain foods while pregnant Turkish food
piñcu (பிஞ்சு) Young, baby fruit Tamil food
Gemütlichkeit An atmosphere of belonging, relaxation, chilled music, great food and drink German music food life
Vprikusku Drinking tea through pieces of sugar Russian food action
Engili (ఎంగిలి) Having contacted another's mouth directly or indirectly via hand or utensil that is not fit for consumption. Telugu adverse food
Bajativo A post-meal drink to help with digestion Tamil food
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
Chai-Pani Literal: "tea and water"; the money and favors given to someone to get things done Hindi food action
Şırış Mucus or the sweet sugary residue from fruits or other treats Nogay food
Fika Drinking coffee along with eating something sweet Swedish food society
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
Shemomechama (შემომეჭამა) To keep eating past the point of being full since the food tastes so good. Georgian food
Pelinti To move hot food around in your mouth Buli food
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Umay Gettiing tired of a certain food Tagalog food
Fika Coffee and cake break with friends or colleagues Swedish food friends
Siwon Usually meanng cool or cold, but when used in the context of dining, means the taste which achieves the ideal umami such that the food feels cool Korean food attribute

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