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2016-11-11 22:30:04 (UTC)

Words i wish we had

Mood: Frustrated and stumped for ideas on a project HELP!
Song: American pie By Don McLean
Color: Emerald Green with flecks of Brown

Okay so i'm working on this fun secret santa thing i'm doing this month all the way through December and your supposed to send cards and letters to this person and a gift closer to December and i've sent two letters (well 1 sent and the other ready to send but not sent yet.)
but i want to send like 4, 5, maybe six letters or cards and right now i'm running out of ideas of things i could say or send, cute things ect.
So if your reading this send me ideas...
and i'm not talking about secret santa gifts i mean cool creative things you can send in an envelope.
Cool letter ideas? small art type things? Ready? Set? Go! send me some suggestions :)

Anyway because i'm frustrated by my lack of inspiration in that area i decided to try to spark some inspiration in other areas...
so this entry i think is really cool cause it's going to be about some words i wish we had in the English language that they have in some other languages.
These words are cool or beautiful and some describe perfectly some things that i feel that there isn't a proper English word for or the English word seems to fall flat.
and so here is a list of words i wish we had in no particular order.

1. Resfeber
Origin: Swedih
"The nervous feeling before undertaking a journey, the restless race of a travelers heart before the journey begins."

2. Meraki
Origin: Greek
"To do something with soul, creativity or love, to putting a part of yourself into what you're doing."

3. Fernweh
Origin: German
"Crave for travel Farsickness or being homesick for a place you've never been"

4. Trouvaille
Origin: French
"Something lovely Discovered by chance"

5. Strikhedonia
Origin: Greek
"The pleasure of being able to say 'To hell with it'"

6. Vagary
Origin: Latin
"An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild or unusual idea, desire or action"

7.Solivangat
Origin: Latin
"Wandering alone"
(There is something beautiful to wandering around some place all alone)

8. Eunoia
Origin: Greek
"Beautiful thinking or a well mind"

9. Commuovere
Origin: Italian
"To stir, to touch, to move to tears"

10. Depaysment
Origin: French
"The disorientation felt in a foreign country or culture the sense of being a fish out of water.

11. Jayus
Origin: Indonesian
" A joke so poorly told and unfunny that you can't help but laugh
(I feel like this about most puns...lol)

12. Lagom
Origin: swedish
"Just the right moment"

13. Desenrascanco
Origin: Portuguese
"The last minute improvisation of a hasty but perfectly sound solution, Pulling a Macguyver"

14. Hygge
Origin: Danish
"An absense of anything annoying, taking pleasure from the presence of gentle or soothing things"

15.Ubuntu
origin: African
"The belief that we are defined by our compassion and kindness to others"

16. Laotong
Origin: Mandarin
"the Friendship bonding two girls together for eternity as kindred spirits"

17. Sobremesa
Origin: Spanish
"The time after lunch or dinner spent talking to the people you shared the meal with."

18.Goya
Origin: Urdu
"The suspension or disbelief that occurs in good story telling, a story that feels like reality."

19. Nunchi
Origin: Korean
"the ability to gauge the mood of others, read the atmosphere and react appropriately"

20. Pena ajena
Origin: Spanish
"The embarrassment you feel when watching someone else's Humiliation"


That's is that peoples of the world...
I think those words are brilliant and i'd like to start using them.
:)
Peace.


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