Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Rè nào (熱鬧) Not only fun and lively, but also has a special vibe that makes everyone want to be there. Chinese positive music
Gigil The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute Tagalog physical positive funny
Salām (سلام) Peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Arabic positive
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Seny Common sense, is a form of ancestral Catalan wisdom or sensibleness. It involves well-pondered perception of situations, level-headedness, awareness, integrity, and right action Catalan positive character
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin positive
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work

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