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Words with no English translation

I asked chatgpt for a few of these and quickly got carried away.

Does having these words change how people think?

I might make a new collection based around these.  I love some of them.

    1. Hygge(Danish)

    A cozy, comfortable feeling of contentment and well-being

    2. Saudade (Portuguese)

    A deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone.

    3. Tsundoku (Japanese)

    The act of acquiring books but letting them pile up unread.

    4. Waldeinsamkeit (German)

    The feeling of being alone in the woods and a connectedness to nature.

    5. Mamihlapinatapei (Yaghan)

    A wordless, yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start.

    6. Pålegg (Norwegian)

    Anything and everything you can put on a slice of bread.

    7. Gigil (Tagalog)

    The irresistible urge to pinch or squeeze something that is cute.

    8. Tingo (Pascuense)

    The act of taking objects one desires from the house of a friend by gradually borrowing all of them.

    9. Pana Poʻo (Hawaiian)

    To scratch your head in order to help you remember something you've forgotten.

    10. Tartle (Scottish)

     The act of hesitating while introducing someone because you've forgotten their name.
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