Words That Don't Translate

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
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
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
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Ômä (өмә) Collective helping Bashkir society positive
Merak A feeling of bliss and the sense of oneness with the universe that comes from the simplest of pleasures. It is the pursuit of small, daily pleasures that all add up to a great sense of happiness and fulfillment. Serbian positive growth
Lekker Literal translation "tasty", but can be used to describe anything that has one's hearty approval Afrikaans positive attribute
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

- Get Eunoia Stickers -

Looking to advertise on Eunoia? Send me a message at [email protected]

Integral Labs Inc.