Portuguese RK - my sister and I thought we knew how to speak Portuguese if we added "sh" to all words.

Portuguese RK - my sister and I thought we knew how to speak Portuguese if we added "sh" to all words.

pronunciation | ma-gO-aa (MAH-gohah) submitted by | skeletons-and-ghosts submit words | herewith thanks to | kushothemany and thewatchyoualwayswear for correcting my grammar

pronunciation | ma-gO-aa (MAH-gohah) submitted by | skeletons-and-ghosts submit words | herewith thanks to | kushothemany and thewatchyoualwayswear for correcting my grammar

(Brazil) I love that this is a word. Like how the Inuit have eight words for snow, this shows how important acts of romance are in this culture!

(Brazil) I love that this is a word. Like how the Inuit have eight words for snow, this shows how important acts of romance are in this culture!

Saudade (Portuguese): A nostalgic longing to be near again to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and lost; "the love that remains".  Image courtesy: Unsplash; Design courtesy: Soumik Lahiri  #beautiful #words #travel #nostalgia

Saudade (Portuguese): A nostalgic longing to be near again to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and lost; "the love that remains". Image courtesy: Unsplash; Design courtesy: Soumik Lahiri #beautiful #words #travel #nostalgia

(Portuguese) Saudade was once described as "the love that remains" after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again.

(Portuguese) Saudade was once described as "the love that remains" after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again.

24 Unusual Travel Words You Should Know - Migrating Miss

24 Unusual Travel Words You Should Know

Saudade is a Portuguese word that conveys a deep emotional state of melancholic longing for a person or thing that is absent or lost.

Saudade is a Portuguese word that conveys a deep emotional state of melancholic longing for a person or thing that is absent or lost.

Cafune - running your fingers through the hair of someone you love. (via other-wordly.tumblr.com)

Cafune - running your fingers through the hair of someone you love. (via other-wordly.tumblr.com)

28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal - This one is Portuguese.

28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

A Portuguese word difficult to translate adequately, which describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for something or someone that one was fond of and which is lost. It may also be translated as a deep longing or yearning for something which does not exist or is unattainable.  Saudade was once described as “the love that remains” or “the love that stays” after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement…

A Portuguese word difficult to translate adequately, which describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for something or someone that one was fond of and which is lost. It may also be translated as a deep longing or yearning for something which does not exist or is unattainable. Saudade was once described as “the love that remains” or “the love that stays” after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement…

The English language doesn't always have a word for all of the intense emotions we experience. This Portuguese word captures one such emotion.

The English language doesn't always have a word for all of the intense emotions we experience. This Portuguese word captures one such emotion.

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