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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Mitonner Cooking with passion German food love beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Eunoia (εὔνοια) A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty thinking
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Solkatt The glimmer that reflects the sunshine off a wristwatch Swedish physical beauty
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Mono no aware The bittersweetness of a brief and grading moment of transcendent beauty. Japanese beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life 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



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