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Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Bodhi Day, Ashura, Posadas Navidenas, Yule, Litha, the Death of the Prophet Zarathushtra, Watch Night, Holy Innocents, Solstice, Festivus, Giftmas, Noworkmas or Bah-Humbugmas, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families happy holidays!


Dépaysement
French

The feeling that comes from not being in one’s home country.


Tingo
Pascuense (Easter Island)
The act of taking objects one desires from the house of a friend by gradually borrowing all of them.

Hyggelig
Danish

Its “literal” translation into English gives connotations of a warm, friendly, cozy demeanor, but it’s unlikely that these words truly capture the essence of a hyggelig; it’s likely something that must be experienced to be known. I think of good friends, cold beer, and a warm fire.
Tags: danish, french, indigenous people, wordsmith: nerdfury
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