Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Gemütlichkeit An atmosphere of belonging, relaxation, chilled music, great food and drink German music food life
Schnapsdrossel A person that drinks a lot but rarely gets drunk German food habits
Vprikusku Drinking tea through pieces of sugar Russian food action
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Tretår A second refill or “threefill” of coffee Swedish measurement food
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
Bajativo A post-meal drink to help with digestion Tamil food
Fika Drinking coffee along with eating something sweet Swedish food society
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Shemomechama (შემომეჭამა) To keep eating past the point of being full since the food tastes so good. Georgian food
Zechpreller A person who leaves a restaurant without paying German adverse action food
Umami A category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter); savoriness Japanese food attribute
Palla To steal fruit off trees Swedish funny action food
Biritululo The act of comparing yams to settle a dispute Kiriwani food thinking
chimak Chicken and beer Korean food
Pelinti To move hot food around in your mouth Buli food
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
piñcu (பிஞ்சு) Young, baby fruit Tamil food
Fika Coffee and cake break with friends or colleagues Swedish food friends
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Aşermek The experience of craving certain foods while pregnant Turkish food
Umay Gettiing tired of a certain food Tagalog food
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling

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