If you have ever heard any Finnish, you are most likely familiar with words like sauna, Nokia, and muumi. Here are just 15 examples of untranslatable Finnish words you can use to pepper into sentences and impress Finns, or start working into your English vocabulary and hope it catches on.
Neighbors fancy car got scratched? A-list Miss Perfect farted on live TV show? Your worst rival had to cancel their job interview due to family issues? And it made you smile? That is vahingonilo. It’s to (secretly) enjoy someone else’s misfortune.