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Saudade: a nostalgic longing to be near again to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost: 'the love that remains."

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9 Portuguese Words That Can’t Be Directly Translated Into English

Instructables: 9 Portuguese Words That Can’t Be Directly Translated Into English

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there's a word for it! this is a huge part of my family. [other-wordly: pronunciation: “sO-bRe-‘mA-sa note: the word is different in Spanish than in Portuguese, where it just means ‘dessert’.

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It’s an amazing Portuguese word,...

It’s an amazing Portuguese word, etymologically from Quimbundo (Angolan dialect). A good cafuné is almost an orgasm. (via southerngirl365)

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