21 Amazing Words From Other Languages That Will Broaden Your Horizons!


Here are some gorgeous words from other languages that will make your better!

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1. Bhava

Sanskrit, noun: When you're in a mental state of bliss or peace, a oneness that flits into you, especially when you're listening to music.

2. Gezellig

Dutch, adjective: Convivial, cozy, fun, quaint, or a nice atmosphere. Time spent with loved ones, seeing a friend after a long absence, or general togetherness that gives a warm feeling.

3. Samar

Arabic, verb: Staying up late and having conversations with friends or family.

4. Ruhe

German, noun or verb: Peace and quiet, when nothing around you bothers you and you feel calm and good. Also the designated quiet time in a neighborhood.

5. Nervio

Spanish, noun: the feeling of affection so intense that you want to squeeze/ harm the object of it (although, of course, you don't).

6. Sobremesa

Spanish, noun: when the food has finished but the conversation is still flowing, so you hang out, talk, laugh, cry, connect, and spend time together

7. Iktsuaprok

Inuit, noun: anticipation one feels when waiting for someone, and keeps checking if they're arriving.

8. Desbundar

Portuguese, verb: shedding one’s inhibitions in having fun.

9. Feierabend

German, noun: literally "evening celebration"; the festive mood that can arrive at the end of a working day.

10. Uitbuiken

Dutch, verb: literally "outbellying"; to relax, satiated, between courses or after a meal.

11. Cafuné

Portuguese, noun: the act/gesture of tenderly running one’s fingers through a loved one’s hair.

12. Naz

Urdu, noun: assurance/pride in knowing that the other’s love is unconditional and unshakable.

13. Retrouvailles

French, noun: literally "rediscovery"; a reunion (e.g., with loved ones after a long time apart).

14. Philotimo

Greek, noun: "love of honor"; the importance of respecting and honoring friends/family.

15. Piliriqatigiinniq

Inuit, noun: togetherness, community spirit, working together for the common good.

16. Fika

Swedish, noun: A social coffee break with one's colleagues, friends, date, or family, usually accompanied with sweet baked goods.

17. Apnapan

Hindi, noun: having a quality where you accept people, think of them as your own, take care of the ones you love, not for anything in return.

18. Famn

Swedish, noun: the area/space within two arms, e.g., 'in my arms'.

19. Merak

Serbian, noun: a feeling of bliss and the sense of oneness with the universe that comes from the simplest of pleasures, the pursuit of small, daily pleasures that all add up to a great sense of happiness and fulfillment.

20. Fargin

Yiddish, noun: ungrudging and overt (expressed) pride and happiness at other's successes.

21. Ré nao

Mandarin, noun: fun, lively, has a special vibe that makes everyone want to be there.

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