Eunoia

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Eunoia was built in 24h by Steph. Search 500+ untranslatable words by 70+ languages and 50+ tags, or click refresh to see a new batch. Enjoy!


Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Dhurna Extorting payment from someone by sitting at their front door and staying there until you get paid Hindi action persistence
Han Sorrow, regret, grief, resentment, "a dull ache of the soul", yet passive and not revenge seeking; waiting for the injustice to be righted Korean society persistence adverse
Mambo Someone that still lives with their mother Swedish family persistence society
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Amaeru To seek affection through doing things like clinging or pleading Japanese persistence
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Cavoli riscaldati Literally "reheated cabbage"; When you attempt to start up a failed relationship or love affair Italian love event persistence
Fensterln To visit a girl who you fancy either by coming to her window or climbing through it to see her German love action persistence




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