ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,
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Monday word: koselig

koselig (kush-lee), noun

An intimate sense of warmth, security, and happiness.

That's a rough translation.  This is a Norwegian word; the closest English parallel appears to be 'cozy'.
A search will provide many links to descriptions of the feeling.  Rather than use one of those, I just posted a pic of my cats.
Another example might have been Saturday's pleasant gathering with close friends:  it was cold and rainy outside, but inside we had boardgaming, good conversation, and indulgent cooking.

It's a good seasonal word to know.

Tags: k, norwegian, noun, wordsmith: ersatz_read
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