Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English.
Pronunciation: saw•’dah•djeeOrigin: PortugeseDefinition: n., a strong feeling of missing someone you love.
Pronunciation: ’tooq•bur•nahOrigin: Arabic Definition: n., a love so deep, you can’t imagine life without your partner. Literal English translation: “You bury me.”
Pronunciation: ‘rhoo•trooh•vahyOrigin: French Definition: n., the joy of reuniting with someone after a long separation. Literally “rediscovery.”
Pronounced: uhns•’rahOrigin: Boro language of IndiaDefinition: n., the bittersweet feeling that occurs in those who know their love won’t last.
Pronunciation: ‘mah•mih•lah•pee•nah•tah•payOrigin: Fuegian (language of Tierra del Fuego) Definition: n., a look between two people in love that expresses unspoken but mutual desire.
Pronunciation: ‘koy•noh•yo•kinOrigin: Japanese Definition: n., upon meeting someone, the feeling that the two of you may soon fall in love.
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