6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent
Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English.
Definition: n., a strong feeling of missing someone you love.
This may be one of the most romantic words ever spoken.
Definition: n., a love so deep, you can’t imagine life without your partner. Literal English translation: “You bury me.”
Who knew romantic words could be so, well, morbid?
Definition: n., the joy of reuniting with someone after a long separation. Literally “rediscovery.”
The French might have invented some of the most romantic words ever. These are the French phrases everyone should know.
Origin: Boro (language of India)
Definition: n., the bittersweet feeling that occurs in those who know their love won’t last.
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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.
On the flip side, not every English word can be translated either. Here are the 10 words you’ll only find in the English language.