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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Kram The quality of snow that makes it moldable so that one make snow balls and snowmen. Norwegian nature attribute
Skare A thin layer of ice on top of snow Swedish physical nature
Shinrin-yoku (森林浴) bathing' in the forest (literally and/or metaphorically). Japanese nature event
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori nature
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
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
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
Friluftsliv “Free air life,” signifying a fundamental understanding of the positive impact of being in nature Norwegian nature health
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Jumpa To jump from one floating piece of ice to another Swedish physical nature
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Yakamoz The reflection of moonlight or other lights on water Turkish nature beauty
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Resol That kind of sun light, non direct, when the sun is covered by clouds that still hurts the eyes. Mallorquín nature
Rabharta A spring tide Irish nature
Solvegg Literally means sun wall; to find a sunny spot during winter time where you can sit down and enjoy the warmth of the sun Norwegian feeling nature
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical

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