Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish positive
Ômä (өмә) Collective helping Bashkir society positive
Janteloven Jante’s law; a set of social codes or norms that emphasize the importance of collective success rather than individual Norwegian society positive interaction
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English 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
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling 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
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Ba Namak A person "with salt"—funny, witty, flavorful, or charming, as opposed to a humorless, dry person. Persian positive exciting
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Lekker Literal translation "tasty", but can be used to describe anything that has one's hearty approval Afrikaans positive attribute
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Lepos Charm, grace, wit, elegance, allure. Latin positive attribute
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event

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