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  • Dusk was falling, the curtains were open and the house was hyggelig - a Danish word that means cosy, welcoming and enticing - with scores of candles flickering around the open-plan sitting room.

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  • The atmosphere inside the Finnish loghouse, with the great oven stretching from floor to ceiling and radiating a pleasant warmth through the room, might best be summed up by the Danish word hyggelig.

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  • Probably the best place to finish off your Christmas shopping is in one of the city's many restaurants, bars and cafes where the atmosphere is especially "hyggelig" (cosy) as the Danes would say.

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  • Although special security measures have been installed at his hyggelig home, he closes the curtains, just in case an assassin is lurking.

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  • (hyggelig) julegave bestående af hjemmebagte lingonmuffins, er rigtig god …. det er en dejlig og billig julegave … … det eneste du skal investere er kærlighed

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