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Word of the week: die Gemütlichkeit

Updated: Mar 6, 2021

(die) Gemütlichkeit

noun: cosiness/comfort

This term beautifully encompasses the homely, warm, cosy feeling you get when you are in good company (e.g. with family), having fun inside, safe from the cold outdoors.

Adjective: gemütlich Die Weihnachtsfeiern immer strahlt Gemütlichkeit aus. = Christmas celebrations always radiate a comforting atmosphere. Dem Zimmer fehlt es an Gemütlichkeit. = The room lacks a sense of cosiness.

A cosy set-up. Photo: FotoRieth via Pixabay

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