Romantic foreign words

Last night G., A. and I were having a cozy roommate night and G. came across this great site on stumble-upon. The site lists different words in other languages that describe romantic feelings that the english language has no specific word for. As a Spanish major and a hopeless romantic, I found this list breathtaking and hope you do too Hart Beat.

Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan):
The wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start.

Retrouvailles (French): 
The happiness of meeting again after a long time. 

La Douleur Exquise (French): 
The heart-wrenching pain of wanting someone you can’t have.

Koi No Yokan (Japanese): 
The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall into love. 

Saudade (Portuguese): 
The feeling of longing for someone that you love and is lost. Another linguist describes it as a “vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist.”

Look here for a list of all the words. They all slay me. 

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