Category Archives: Inspirations

Prostor

Prostor (простор) (Russian, n.) / ˈprɒst.stɔːr / proh-storr. Spaciousness, freedom, absence of constraint. 📷 Our old Pajero on the Skytrek 4WD track, Willow Springs Station (Flinders Ranges, SA) #PositiveLexicography

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Tîeow

Tîeow (เที่ยว) (Thai, v.) / tiːaʊ / tee-ow. To wander or roam around in a carefree way. 📷 Jungle canopy walk, Malaysia (2006) #PositiveLexicography

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Dépayser

Dépayser (French, v.) de.pei.ze / deh-pay-zay. Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). 📷 ZhouZhuang, China (2004) #PositiveLexicography

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Curglaff

Curglaff (Scottish, n.) / kɜːglæf / kur-glaff. The bracing, shocking and/or invigorating feeling of suddenly entering (e.g., diving into) cold water. The shock felt when one first plunges into cold water. 📷 Ovens River crossing, 4Peaks Mt Hotham (2017) #PositiveLexicography

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Aranyhíd

Aranyhíd (Hungarian, n.) / the reflection of the sun as it shines upon the water; lit. “golden bridge” 📷 Anderson Inlet, Inverloch #PositiveLexicography

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Komorebi

Komorebi (木漏れ日) (Japanese, n.) / the sunshine filtering through the leaves of a tree, dappled sunlight seen through leaves 📷 Central Station, Fraser Island (2013) #PositiveLexicography

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Kaukokaipuu

Kaukokaipuu (Finnish, n.) wanderlust, a strong impulse or longing to travel. That feeling of homesickness for a place you’ve never visited, intense yearning for another country, extreme wanderlust. The feeling of unshakable longing for a place we’ve never been to … Continue reading

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