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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Volta During certain hours of the early evening, around dusk, everyone in the town who might feel like going for a walk takes a saunter or stroll up and down the main street Greek time physical nature
Morgenfrisk Feeling rested after a good night's sleep Danish health physical
Muskelkater Charley horse ("muscle cat") German physical
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Umij se Splash water on your face Serbian physical action
Gulugulu The sound of a pitcher filling with water Tulu physical sound
Tuerto A man with only one eye Spanish physical
L'appel du vide Describes the instinctive urge to jump from high places French habits physical
Didis To search and pick up lice from one's own hair, usually when in bed at night Indonesian physical adverse
Buksvåger Literally means "abdomen brothers-in-law"; used for two men who have slept with the same woman Swedish physical
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Kaapshljmurslis The feeling of being cramped on public transportation Latvian stress physical
Karelu The mark left on the skin by wearing something tight Tulu physical
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Pneúma (πνεῦμα) Wind; breath; spirit. Greek physical
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Eshaku A slight bow of around 15 degrees Japanese physical action
Cúbóg A collection of Easter eggs Irish physical
Zhaghzhagh The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage Tamil adverse action physical
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
Löyly The steam that rises from the sauna heater when water is thrown on it Finnish physical
Solkatt The glimmer that reflects the sunshine off a wristwatch Swedish physical beauty
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Angushti za'id Someone with six fingers Russian physical
Papakata To have one leg shorter than the other Māori physical

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