saudade • /saʊˈdɑːdə/ • (noun)
An emotional state of nostalgia, longing for someone or something distant; ‘the love that remains’. Probably my favourite untranslatable Portuguese expression, that is very often being referenced to songs or poetry.
Have you come across this word before? Are there any words in your language that are hard to translate?
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