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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain Tamil nature
Nakhur A camel that won't give milk until her nostrils have been tickled Tamil nature
Resol That kind of sun light, non direct, when the sun is covered by clouds that still hurts the eyes. Mallorquín nature
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical
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
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori 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
Nameer (نمير) Clear water. Arabic nature attribute
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
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Jumpa To jump from one floating piece of ice to another Swedish physical nature
Kertek The sound of dry leaves or twigs being trodden underfoot Malay sound nature
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Shinrin-yoku (森林浴) bathing' in the forest (literally and/or metaphorically). Japanese nature event
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
Calacala Children wading through water as they play Tulu family physical nature



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