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gemütlich

or ge·muet·lich

[ guh-moot-lik, -moot-; German guh-myt-likh ]
/ gəˈmut lɪk, -ˈmʊt-; German gəˈmüt lɪx /
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adjective
comfortable and pleasant; cozy.

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Origin of gemütlich

First recorded in 1850–55; from German; late Middle High German gemüetlich, equivalent to gemüet(e) (German Gemüt ) “mind, mentality” (collective derivative of mut, Old High German muot “courage, spirit”; see mood1) + -lich -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for gemütlich

gemütlich
/ German (ɡəˈmyːtlɪç) /

adjective
having a feeling or atmosphere of warmth and friendliness; cosy
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