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Hankiainen

(Finnish) Around February, when the sun returns for short visits above the horizon again, it melts the top of the snow just enough to make it hard. When the snow is solid enough to walk on top of a meter of it without falling in, it is hankiainen.

Universally relatable words from languages around the world — with no direct equivalents.


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