Hiraeth

Welsh saying, “a homesickness for a home you cannot return to.”

Hiraeth is also understood in variations in the following languages: it has the same meaning within Portuguese in the word saudade (as depicted in Fado music), Brazilian Portuguese word banzo (meaning homesickness), the Galician morriña, Romanian dor, and Ethiopian tizita.

This word is referenced loosely from ”Lost in Translation” by Ella Frances Sanders

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