RECAP: Continuing from the last time… Having come across a collection of some of the most evocative words in languages other than English that have no direct equivalents – and each of which having struck a chord in me – I’m going to post them a couple at a time, with explanations (not mine) and complementary visuals, for you to savour. And a request to all readers – can we make this interactive, where you can also contribute some more in languages you speak / know, which I will compile?
So imagine this, Retrouvailles and then Cafuné…
Retrouvailles (French): The happiness of meeting again after a long time.
Cafuné (Brazilian Portuguese): The act of tenderly running your fingers through someone’s hair.
And for those who missed it, here’s last week’s link – The Deliciousness of Words – 1