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28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

HYGGE - (n) an absence of anything annoying, taking pleasure from the presence of gentle or soothing things. Like & Repin. Noelito Flow. Noel Panda

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from The 104 Homestead

Try These Ebelskiver {Pancake Puff} Recipes

The word Ebelskiver is Danish for apple slices, but the meaning is a dessert or snack similar to a pancake, but with a flakier texture and round shape.

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from MyDomaine

How to Create a Cozy Home—the Scandinavian Way

there is no direct translation for the Danish word "hygge," the general meaning relates to a feeling. "the one you get when you create a warm, ambient space that highlights the good things in life, surrounded by good people (of course) or simply the content feeling you get just being by yourself," she said. "Or as Meik Wiking so deftly puts it in The Little Book of Hygge, 'It's about an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things. mimic this sentiment as well...

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from Sweet Distance

Extremely funny Danish words

These extremely funny danish words will make you roll on the floor laughing! Seriously I am not taking pee on you (danish expression meaning: I'm not joking). By sweetdistance.com #travel #danish #funny #traveling

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18 Brilliant Nordic Words We Desperately Need In English

Arbejdsglæde is a Danish word meaning literally “work gladness/joy.” There are apparently similar words in the other Scandinavian languages, and also in Dutch (arbeidsvreugde) and German (Arbeitszufriedenheit).

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5 ways to Hygge away the winter blues | I have fallen head over heels for the Danish concept of Hygge. Originating from a Norwegian word meaning ‘well-being’, the definition of Hygge is somewhat open to interpretation – at it’s simplest, it means a sense of cosiness, but this is only a fraction of it’s entirety... http://www.lapinblu.com/everyday-spruce-5-ways-hygge-away-winter-blues/ #theeverydayspruce

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18 Brilliant Nordic Words We Desperately Need In English
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18 Brilliant Nordic Words We Desperately Need In English

So some of these words are cool. Then there's the more sexual ones. I'll just pretend they have some form of intellectual merit and then forget I pinned this in the first place.

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from Silver Girl

Hygge Living

Hygge (sounds a bit like 'hooga')  Danish word meaning a “complete absence of anything annoying, irritating or emotionally overwhelming, and the presence of and pleasure from comforting, gentle and...

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My latest tattoo - my favourite word (in danish) meaning: warm, cosy, loving, soothing, pleasant, inner happpiness...

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