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8 Holiday Words We Desperately Need In English

Bring on the warm and fuzzies.

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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)

—Margot Zomer, Facebook
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—Margot Zomer, Facebook

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

—Sofia Escalante, Facebook
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—Sofia Escalante, Facebook

3. Oleilu (OH-lay-loo)

—michelledej2
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4. Útulnosť (oo-TOOL-nohst)

—EmilyBlack777
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5. Be­sinn­lich­keit (beh-sin-LICH-kite)

—i411984c5e
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6. Θαλπωρή (thal-poo-REE)

—ksdk
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ksdk

7. Julestemning (YOOL-stem-ning)

—kokolove
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8. Mysig (MEE-SEEG)

—Erika Drewke, Facebook
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—Erika Drewke, Facebook

Submissions have been lightly edited for length/clarity.

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