Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Friluftsliv “Free air life,” signifying a fundamental understanding of the positive impact of being in nature Norwegian nature health
Lieko A tree trunk that has fallen to the bottom of a lake Finnish nature
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Yuputka A word made for walking in the woods at night, it’s the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin Ulwa nature adverse
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
Cynefin A place where a person or an animal feels it ought to live and belong; it is where nature around you feels right and welcoming Welsh nature feeling
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Calacala Children wading through water as they play Tulu family physical nature
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Badkruka Someone who refuses to enter a body of water. Eg. Get in the lake you badkruka, or am I going to have to pull you in by your beard? Swedish funny nature explore
Nakhur A camel that won't give milk until her nostrils have been tickled Tamil nature
Volta During certain hours of the early evening, around dusk, everyone in the town who might feel like going for a walk takes a saunter or stroll up and down the main street Greek time physical nature
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Jumpa To jump from one floating piece of ice to another Swedish physical nature
Nameer (نمير) Clear water. Arabic nature attribute
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain Tamil nature
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature




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