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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Cwtch Wrapping of your arms around someone to make them feel safe in the world Welsh love connection
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
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
Cafuné Tenderly running your fingers through your lover's hair Portuguese love
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
Abhisar (অভিসার) Lit. 'going towards'; a meeting (often secret) between lovers / partners. Bengali love event
Mangomoment "What can I do now for you, to make you happy?" Dutch love friends connection
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
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
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Koi No Yokan The feeling upon meeting someone that falling in love with them is inevitable. Japanese love
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
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
Mamihlapinatapai A look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire but which neither wants to begin Yaghan love feeling
Dor The heartbreak and sense of longing you feel because you’re separated from your love Romanian love adverse
(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
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
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Viraag The emotional pain felt from being away from the person you love Hindi emotion love connection
Mandilón A male who is super dedicated to his girlfriend, as compared to his friends Spanish love character
Ghalidan Rolling from side to side as lovers do Tamil love action connection



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