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Untranslatable Words

    There are words across different languages, untranslatable into English, that describe the simple moments that connect us to nature and trigger a deep emotional response.

    These words illustrate how the natural world has the power to make us healthier & happier when we take time to immerse ourselves within it and offer simple solutions of how we can enjoy and appreciate nature more often.

    Here are a few of our favourites.

    If you know anymore untranslatable words, let us know at hello@seedlipdrinks.com

    GÖKOTTA

    Swedish

    To rise early in the morning & venture outside to hear the first birds sing.

     

    WABI-SABI

    Japanese

    The art of finding beauty in imperfection & accepting the impermanence of all things.

     

    WALDINSAMKEIT

    German

    The feeling of being alone in the woods, connected to nature.

     

    KOMOREBI

    Japanese

    Describes the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees.

     

    UITWAAIEN

    Dutch

    Taking a walk amongst nature in order to clear your mind.

     

    FRILUFTSLIV

    Norwegian

    The feeling of being outside, exploring and appreciating nature.

     

    HOKETTO

    Japanese

    When you gaze vacantly into the horizon and let your mind go blank.

     

    UTEPILS

    Norwegian

    The first drink enjoyed outdoors in the sunshine with friends after Winter has ended.

     

    LISLOPAD

    Russian

    The movement of falling leaves.

     

    MURR-MA

    Wagiman

    The act of searching for something in the water with your feet.

     

    MANGATA

    Swedish

    The road-like reflection of the moon in the water.

     

    VOLTA

    Greek

    Taking a stroll in the evening with no real sense of direction or purpose.