Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
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
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Skare A thin layer of ice on top of snow Swedish physical nature
Pulsa To walk laboriously in snow. Swedish physical nature
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
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
Resol That kind of sun light, non direct, when the sun is covered by clouds that still hurts the eyes. Mallorquín nature
Dørstokkmila The longest mile between your cozy couch in your fireplace-candlelight-cabin-hygge and the door threshold. It would be "door-threshold-mile", loosely translated Norwegian nature
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori nature
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain 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
Resol That kind of sun light, non direct, when the sun is covered by clouds that still hurts the eyes. Mallorquín nature
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty




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