The wonderful thing about learning Japanese, and languages in general, is that every now and then you’ll stumble upon a few words unique to the language in question with no equivalent in your own.
Here is a word I meant to write about a while back, ever since I was taught it by someone, but I was only reminded of it yesterday when I saw this:
木漏れ日 (komorebi). Quite simply this words means “sunlight filtering through trees”. I don’t know why, but I find this word really beautiful. Most probably because the very sound of the word gives me a very vivid imagery of the moment in question, and I find it absolutely fascinating that Japanese has words to describe such scenes.
I previously spoke about 桜吹雪 sakura fubuki which is another one of those which only exists in Japanese. If you know any other though, please share in the comments!