The Deliciousness of Words – 8

Continuing the series… Some of the most evocative words are in languages other than English and have no direct equivalents – here are a couple, with explanations, for you to savour. 

And guys, feel free to contribute some more for me to compile, yes?

This week, give me some Utepils & Tarab more often!

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The Deliciousness of Words – 6

In continuation from earlier… Some of the most evocative words are in languages other than English and have no direct equivalents – here are some which have struck a chord in me. I’m going to post them a couple at a time, with explanations, for you to savour. 

And guys, feel free to contribute some more in languages you speak / know, which I can compile.

This week, who hasn’t felt this hasn’t lived… it’s the stuff that poetry is made of…only the French could come up with such a magically expressive phrase! Continue reading →

The Deliciousness of Words – V

In continuation from earlier… 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 guys, the usual request  – can we make this interactive, where you can also contribute some more in languages you speak / know, which I will compile?

This week, I know I’m too old to do this now, but remember those rainy days?

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The Deliciousness of Words – IV

Thanks for being with me thus far!

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?

For this week, the mystical, spiritual types. Read on… Continue reading →

The Deliciousness of Words – III

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?

Ths time, Japanese, a little downbeat, about the current state of the world… Continue reading →