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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Celístia Brighness from the stars Catalan nature physical
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain Tamil nature
Calacala Children wading through water as they play Tulu family physical nature
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Lieko A tree trunk that has fallen to the bottom of a lake Finnish nature
Tokka A large herd of reindeer Finnish nature
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
Desir The sound of sand driven by the wind Malay sound nature
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Mauri The essence that animates something living, but not human Māori nature
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
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
Shinrin-yoku (森林浴) bathing' in the forest (literally and/or metaphorically). Japanese nature event
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Resol That kind of sun light, non direct, when the sun is covered by clouds that still hurts the eyes. Mallorquín nature
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

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