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Words That Don't Exist in the English Language

Words That Don't Exist in the English Language

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Published by: Isidora Ković on Jun 03, 2011
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Words That Don t Exist in the English Language L esprit d escalier: (French) The feeling you get after

leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. Translated it means the sp irit of the staircase. Waldeinsamkeit: (German) The feeling of being alone in the woods. Meraki: (Greek) Doing something with soul, creativity, or love. Forelsket: (Norwegian) The euphoria you experience when you are first fallin g in love. Gheegle: (Filipino) The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearabl y cute. Pochemuchka: (Russian) A person who asks a lot of questions. Pena ajena: (Mexican Spanish) The embarrassment you feel watching someone el se s humiliation. Cualacino: (Italian) The mark left on a table by a cold glass. Ilunga: (Tshiluba, Congo) A person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time.

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