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    19 Phrases And Words That Should Totally Exist In English

    Don't you sometimes wish there was a specific and concise way to describe how you were feeling? Maybe you can adopt these words from other languages, since they totally nailed it.

    1. "Poner un palo en la rueda" (Spanish).

    2. Retrouvailles (French).

    3. Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan).

    4. Cafuné (Portuguese).

    5. Hyggelig (Danish).

    6. Kyoikumama (Japanese).

    A mother who relentlessly pushes her children towards academic achievement.

    7. "Show de Bola" (Portuguese).

    8. Qualunquismo (Italian).

    9. Bakku-shan (Japanese).

    The word for a girl who looks pretty from behind but ugly in front.

    10. Saudades (Portuguese).

    11. Shemomedjamo (Georgian).

    I accidentally ate the whole thing. Whoopths.

    12. Pålegg (Norwegian).

    A non-specific descriptor for anything you might consider putting into a sandwich. So...everything.

    13. "Yoko meshi" (Japanese).

    Literally means "a meal eaten sideways," but refers to the stress induced by attempting to speak a foreign language.

    14. Rhwe (Tsonga)

    15. "La Douleur Exquise" (French).

    The heart-wrenching pain of wanting someone you can't have. Ouch.

    16. Pelinti (Buli).

    To move hot food around in one's mouth.

    17. Jayus (Indonesian).

    18. Koi No Yokan (Japanese).

    19. "Khade lund par dhokha" (Arabic).