Lagom [lar-gom] is a Swedish word – it means ‘not too much, not too little; just right…’
Sisu [see-soo] is from Finland – it is difficult to translate, but roughly means: ‘determination - never give up, never back down.’
Mañana [man-yar-na] is Spanish, and can mean many things: ‘maybe tomorrow, maybe later, take it easy…’
[pron. hoo-geh] 'cosy, relaxed, informal, friendly'
Closely related to hygge is Danish fællesskab - fellowship; being part of a small close-knit group.
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mai ben rai...
Mai ben rai means 'OK', 'Don't worry', 'Never mind.' At least that's what the phrase books tell you.
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Mana is a Maori expression meaning reputation, respect, 'face' or spirit. Kiwi Mana probably translates best as New Zealand Spirit. It's about the pride of being a New Zealander.
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