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    8 Holiday Words We Desperately Need In English

    Bring on the warm and fuzzies.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what non-English words they use to describe the holidays. Check out their answers below.

    1. Gezellig (Pronounced huh-SELL-uch)

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    —Margot Zomer, Facebook

    2. Acogedor (ah-CO-hay-door)

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    —Sofia Escalante, Facebook

    3. Oleilu (OH-lay-loo)

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    4. Útulnosť (oo-TOOL-nohst)

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    5. Be­sinn­lich­keit (beh-sin-LICH-kite)

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    6. Θαλπωρή (thal-poo-REE)

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    7. Julestemning (YOOL-stem-ning)

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    8. Mysig (MEE-SEEG)

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    —Erika Drewke, Facebook

    Submissions have been lightly edited for length/clarity.

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