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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion
Dozywocie Parental contract with children guaranteeing lifelong support Polish family love strength
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Queesting Inviting a lover into your bed for some pillow talk Dutch love action event
Odnoliub Someone who has only one love in his or her life; someone who is capable of loving only one at a time Russian love fate
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Noroke To brag about or sing the praises of the person you love Japanese love emotion
Fanaa (فناء) Used in a romantic, and spiritual sense. It could also mean breaking free, escaping ego, dying while your material body hasn’t Urdu fate love
Mandilón A male who is super dedicated to his girlfriend, as compared to his friends Spanish love character
Cavoli riscaldati Literally "reheated cabbage"; When you attempt to start up a failed relationship or love affair Italian love event persistence
Fensterln To visit a girl who you fancy either by coming to her window or climbing through it to see her German love action persistence
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Ghalidan Rolling from side to side as lovers do Tamil love action connection
Mangomoment "What can I do now for you, to make you happy?" Dutch love friends connection
Cwtch Wrapping of your arms around someone to make them feel safe in the world Welsh love connection
Mitonner Cooking with passion German food love beauty
Cafuné Tenderly running your fingers through your lover's hair Portuguese love
Yuanfen A relationship by fate or destiny. This is a complex concept. It draws on principles of predetermination in Chinese culture, which dictate relationships, encounters and affinities, mostly among lovers and friends. Chinese love society
Abhisar (অভিসার) Lit. 'going towards'; a meeting (often secret) between lovers / partners. Bengali love event
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Dor The heartbreak and sense of longing you feel because you’re separated from your love Romanian love adverse



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