PRONUNCIATION: (guh-MOOT-lik, -MUT-likh)

MEANING: adjective: Cozy; comfortable; pleasant; friendly.

ETYMOLOGY: From German gemütlich (cozy, comfortable, etc.), from Gemüt (nature, mind, soul) + -lich (-ly). Earliest documented use: 1852. A related word is gemutlichkeit.

GEMUTLOCH - habitat of Gemut, that other Scottish monster

AGEMUTLICH - get seven years older for every one year that elapses

GEMUTL-ICK - mawkish; cloyingly welcoming