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15 Beautiful Foreign Words of the Day

A different language sheds new light on everyday terms.
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  1. Abrigado

Makes you think of sweaters and hot cups of tea in Spanish.

  1. Tsundoku

A Japanese word that describes what I like to think as a guilty act of hoarding books and not having the "time" to read them. Who's with me?

  1. Yaksok

You might hear this in a lot in K-dramas because it's a popular term that means promise.  

  1. Sisu

Here's another word to describe determination and perseverance in Finnish.

  1. Croire

Use this French verb often and believe in yourself.

  1. Wabi-sabi

More than just a word, it's a Japanese way of thinking that we should always keep in mind.

  1. Ala Rasi

This poetic Arabic word is just beautiful to hear.

  1. Amal

Write this down to remind you of good things to come.

  1. Trouvaille

And in your lifetime, may there be many trouvaille in store.

  1. Mudita

It's Sanskrit and Pali for sympathetic joy; focus on the positivity that radiates from others so you can also feel the same.

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  1. Tabassum

Let this Hindi word remind you to always smile.

  1. Bonheur

Celebrate this French word every single day of your life.

  1. Chanceux

Let this be a reminder to take every chance that comes your way.

  1. Meraki

Look for this in all that you do.

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