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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Wabi-sabi Finding beauty within the imperfections of life and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. Japanese beauty awareness
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Eunoia (εὔνοια) A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty thinking
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty



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