Couthy (alternately, couthie), is a sweet little word that can refer to either a person or a place. It can mean warm and friendly or cozy and comfortable, respectively. We could all use some more couthy places in our lives.
Examples of use:
The group of friends sat late into the night, enjoying some couthy jokes.
This book is full of couthy characters whom you can’t help but love.
What a couthy wee tavern!
Her house was modern yet couthy, making it a great place for dinner parties.
Etymology: Early 18th century, apparently from Old English cūth ‘known’ + -y (also -ie).