Vocabulary /və(ʊ)ˈkabjʊləri/ #naursARK

I’ve decided to give up speaking Danish (or any language for that matter), in the future languages will be blended and shaped by the people present, languages will be created and destroyed ad-hoc, becoming obsolete as technology and culture changes, so I’m developing a new “language”.

The concept is that you pick the most expressive word, or term, from any given language, it could be a word that is more of a concept, and thus difficult to translate, but it could also be because it just sounds beautiful – I’m limited by my knowledge of so few languages of the world, so I need your help.

Here are some nominations:
*Halas
*Habib
*Dhamma
*Karma
*Hygge
*Tölva
*Prylar
*Gonzesses
*Ubuntu
*Hakuna matatizu
*Mec
*Cool
*Shalom
*Salaam
*Hoja
*Futhark
*Philia
*Ndiyo
*Lumière
*Oiseaux
*Ozoné
*Alouette
*Lærke
*Fou
*Corazon
*Slainte
*Anima
*Truc
*Jihad
*Al-Wadud (الودود)
*Mal’ak
*All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
*Zeitgeist
*Geekstradionaire
*Pidä tyyli
*Obrigado!, Obrigada!
*Saudade
*Grymt
*Insha’Allah In šāʾ Allāh (إن شاء الله)
*Prego
*Hartad
*Hmm 🙂
*Yügen (幽玄)
*Chesed (חסד)
*Mettā (Pali: मेत्ता in Devanagari) or maitrī (Sanskrit: मैत्री)
*Dugnad
*Sankalpa (Sanskrit: संकल्प)
*Wiki-Wiki
*Immaqa

But make your own, mix and match, change which words you’re using depending on the people you’re among, with geeks you will probably be speaking english, but I think that I’ll suggest words from other languages for computer terms, if they exist. I just love Tölva.

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