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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
(يقبرني) Ya'aburnee A declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them. Arabic love connection fate
Mangomoment "What can I do now for you, to make you happy?" Dutch love friends connection
Koev li halev (כואב לי הלב) Literally "my head hurts", but used to convey empathy for someone's suffering Yiddish empathy connection
Mamihlapinatapai Two people looking at each other each hoping the other will do what both desire but neither is willing to do. Yaghan love connection awareness
Viraag The emotional pain felt from being away from the person you love Hindi emotion love connection
Fargin To wholeheartedly appreciate the success of others Yiddish empathy happiness connection
Talaka Every member of a neighborhood getting together to do a work for free for a poor member of their community Nogay community connection
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Nunchi The art of listening to a person and identifying his or her moods or emotions. The literal combination of "eye" and measure" Korean interaction connection emotion
Guanxi (关系) An intimate connection between people which would benefit from the other in solving delicate problems or in achieving personal goals Chinese growth connection
Cwtch Wrapping of your arms around someone to make them feel safe in the world Welsh love connection
Gretchenfrage A direct question with the intention of unveiling the underlying thoughts of the person being questioned German awareness connection
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Dugnad Communal work in a gathering for mutually accomplishing a task (ex: a knitting bee) Norwegian work society connection
Moledro A feeling of resonant connection with an author or artist you'll never meet, who may have lived centuries ago and thousands of miles away English awareness connection
Rizq Life's provision of account. Often used in daily speech when someone wasn’t able to achieve something, it wasn’t in their Rizq. Urdu philosophy connection
Hoʻoponopono Mutual forgiveness. Hawaiian connection character emotion
Ghalidan Rolling from side to side as lovers do Tamil love action connection



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