Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Ômä (өмә) Collective helping Bashkir society positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish 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
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish 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
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life 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
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

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