Petrichor The smell of earth after rain. However, the Japanese word here is totally different. So, beautiful from the back. I can hardly say the words, roach and cockroach. Mondegreen A slip of the ear.
Ratatouille A spicy French stew. Three small words I like. Scintilla A spark or very small thing. Bang a right at the stop sign. Imbrication Overlapping and forming a regular pattern.
It was motionless as marble; but never had she seen anything so beautiful, and so unearthly. And, yeah…most of my favourite words have Greek etymologies Th. Evanescent Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time. But this is a quick, easy lesson for Beginners that want to start slowly. Last edited on Apr 07 2004. It can also mean that someone has perfected a certain skill. I was somewhat concerned to find that I have an indordinate fondness for so many ugly words.
It simply means that they carry themselves in a sophisticated manner. But for me, they have always been the key to another world. Harbinger Messenger with news of the future. Umbrella Protection from sun or rain. Summery Light, delicate or warm and sunny.
Ethereal Gaseous, invisible but detectable. If you were a samurai back in the day, where else would you find another person? This has no English equivalent. Ingénue A naïve young woman. Pyrrhic Successful with heavy losses. I mean, how can you go wrong? Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. If he keeps saying that, watch me walk over and bang him. Their power and strength gently covering me like a warm blanket.
Submitted by from Singapore on. It's certainly spoken by some beautiful people. Thank you for the lovely list and to those of you who politely added to it. This word refers to adults or adolescents who have willingly pulled out of social life, interaction and live in extreme isolation. But for me, they have always been the key to another world. Whether one time or continuously — this is not implied or intended.
People take this word as a huge compliment. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. Now you now the top 50 beautiful Japanese words. To be with those she loved best, and to be driving over the beautiful earth! I think a lot of it is personal taste. Let them know this and watch their smile grow wide! Mondegreen A slip of the ear.
Some things are not worth thinking too much about! These words come from Robert Beard, an expert on all sorts of words. I used to work with a gentleman who would sign his letters…Lugubriously yours. So many harsh sounds in the word makes it really hard on the ears. It means pity, sorrow or grief. List of Beautiful Words Synonyms for Beautiful One way to approach this task is to list synonyms for beautiful.
This crystal pallor or a flushed joy—in one of the two she was most beautiful. Last edited on Nov 03 2011. However, this typically refers to Cherry Blossoms Sakura and how their petals come floating down, slowly, en-mass, as if a snow storm or blizzard. Also, have you noticed foods especially fruits and vegetables have similar associations? Therefore, everyone could potentially have a different opinion on which words are beautiful and which words are not. I am choosing to believe it results from your more thorough coverage of the beautiful. Boke, interestingly enough, also means fool. State of grace is a lovely phrase.
Seraglio Rich, luxurious oriental palace or harem. Simply because of how it sounds to the ear. Last edited on Nov 04 1999. The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English A cat-lover. I listed only the ugly connotations. Talisman A good luck charm. Moiety One of two equal parts.