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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Solkatt The glimmer that reflects the sunshine off a wristwatch Swedish physical beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Chaval al hazman (חבל אל הזמן) Literally "shame on time"; referring to an amazing experience that you don't want to end Yiddish beauty happiness time
Mono no aware The bittersweetness of a brief and grading moment of transcendent beauty. Japanese beauty
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty



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