Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
On (恩) A feeling of moral indebtedness, relating to a favour or blessing given by others. Japanese life
Ramé Something that is both chaotic and joyful at the same time Indonesian life attribute
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Jijivisha The strong, eternal desire to live and to continue living Hindi philosophy life awareness
Trasnochar To stay up all night Spanish life time event
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Lebensmüde Weary of life German adverse life stress
Zindabad A shout of encouragement; a cheer, which can also be interpreted to mean "may [idea or person] live forever" Urdu life interaction
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Saudade melancholic longing, nostalgia, dreaming wistfulness. Portuguese life
Onsay Pretend to love Boro life
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Jafjafa (جفجفة) The sound of new clothes. Arabic attribute life
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Estrenar The experience of wearing something for the first time Spanish life
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
L’chaim (לְחַיִּים) Lit. ‘to life’. Hebrew life
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Gattara A woman catlover who feeds alley cats or spends time with domestic cats Italian life society
Sud’ba (судьба). Fate, destiny, fortune Russian fate change life
Jugaad (जुगाड) the ability to 'make do' or 'get by'. Hindi life

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