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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 0 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Danish

Meaning: Coziness and contentment

Pronunciation: HOO-guh, /ˈh(j)uːɡə/, HH IH JH

Popularity Rank: #714,553

On this page:

  • 1. Hygge Meaning
  • 2. Hygge Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Hygge
  • 4. Translations of Hygge
  • 5. Hygge Name Popularity
  • 6. Hygge Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Hygge

Hygge Meaning

Derived from a Danish word that encompasses a feeling of coziness, contentment, and well-being. It represents a way of living that emphasizes the presence of joy and harmony.

Hygge also means "Coziness and contentment".

Hygge is found in Spain, United States of America, Argentina, and 9 more countries.

Hygge Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: HOO-guh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈh(j)uːɡə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: HH IH JH

HH: Pronounce as in "he" (HH IY)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

JH: Pronounce as in "joke" (JH OW K)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Hygge

Hygge Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Hygge is recorded 19 times globally, ranking it as the 714,553th most common name worldwide.

Hygge is most prevalent in Spain, with 3 occurrences, making it the 65,946th most popular name in the country.

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