A glorious Eskimo word for feeling deeply happy. Wishing you many moments of quviannikumut.
Sitting high on a sea cliff in sunny, blustery weather in late June – the familiar sense of expansiveness, of deep exhilaration such weather brings over one, combined with the opportunity to watch animals, is summed up in a single Eskimo word: quviannikumut – to feel deeply happy.
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Source: Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams (London: Picador, 1987), p. 135
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