Wonderful Words


Six wonderful words with no english equivalent {via mentalfloss}

. zhaghzhagh (persian): the chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage.

. uputka (ulwa): the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin.

. luftmensch (yiddish): an impractical dreamer with no business sense; literally “air person.”

. iktsuarpok (inuit): the feeling of anticipation when you’re waiting for someone to show up at your house and you keep going outside to see if they’re there yet.

. gumusservi (turkish): a word for moonlight shining on water.

. boketto (japanese): the act of gazing vacantly into the distance without thinking.

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