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vinylblue whispered : Hi, Thank you so much for running this blog, I spend hours devouring new words and love sharing them with my students - they get so excited to learn new and unusual concepts from languages of countries they're yet to visit. Do you have any words that describe the sudden and urgent desire to travel, perhaps in order to escape your normal life? More urgent and feverish than the feeling of wanderlust... My thanks always, C x

fernweh (German)

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wanderlust; the opposite of being homesick; the longing to leave and break free, the longing to be somewhere else;

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a crave for travel; being homesick for a place you’ve never been;

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a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world; lit. “an ache for distant places

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celestial-resonance whispered : Is there a specific word for the sound of rain in any language?

rimjhim (Hindi) - a light, tapping sound produced by the series of raindrops rapidly falling and hitting onto a surfaceimage