How you say...Happy

How you say...Happy

Today I'm going all educational. About the word 'happy.' It's a very familiar word in English. But what about other languages? What does the word 'happy' look like in other cultures?

...a calculator and a cut lunch could come on handy if you’re that dedicated.”

Given I've only got a few minutes before I've got to catch a bus and see a man about a broken phone, That's my excuse for not looking up the thousands of different languages to find them all.

Means I got lazy. Only found twenty. But if you're keen go your hardest.

Guarantee there are more words for 'happy' than you and your whole neighbourhood could count on your toes. So, I reckon a calculator and a cut lunch could come on handy if you're that dedicated. That and if your calculator is flat,  make sure there's no holes in your socks.

  1. French = Heureux or Content
  2. Italian = Felice
  3. German = Glücklich
  4. Portuguese = Feliz
  5. Spanish = Feliz
  6. Russian = счастливо
  7. Romanian= Fericit
  8. Dutch = Gelukkig
  9. Korean = 행복한
  10. Japanese = 幸せ or ureshii
  11. Chinese = 愉快 or gao xing
  12. Indonesian & Malaysia = gembira
  13. Greek = ευτυχής
  14. Hebrew = שמח (same'akh)
  15. Hindi = kush (pronounced “koosh”)
  16. Danish = lykkelig
  17. Australian Aboriginal (not sure which tribal nation) = Aruma
  18. Finnish = onnellinen
  19. Farsi = Mobarak (I think, though it also seems to mean blessed)
  20. Swahili = furaha

 

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