6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent
Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English.
By Brandon Specktor
Definition: n., a strong feeling of missing someone you love.
Definition: n., a love so deep, you can’t imagine life without your partner. Literal English translation: “You bury me.”
Definition: n., the joy of reuniting with someone after a long separation. Literally “rediscovery.”
Origin: Boro language of India
Definition: n., the bittersweet feeling that occurs in those who know their love won’t last.
Origin: Fuegian (language of Tierra del Fuego)
Definition: n., a look between two people in love that expresses unspoken but mutual desire.
Koi No Yokan
Definition: n., upon meeting someone, the feeling that the two of you may soon fall in love.