Jī Lèi

鸡肋 |jī lèi| (trad. 雞肋) expression • Chinese literally, "chicken ribs"; something that has little value or use that you are nonetheless reluctant to get rid of. I'll admit it: I may be too sentimental for my own good. It's been a tendency of mine since childhood to attach unnecessary emotional value to things. A …

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Merak

мерак |merak| noun • Serbian enjoyment of the simple things in life; the feeling of bliss and sense of oneness with the universe that comes from the simplest of pleasures. the ultimate, irrepressible desire of an individual. Happiness is underrated. It's a feeling everyone enjoys, certainly, and one that we are wont to spend our …

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Soodraght

soodraght |suːdrɑxt| noun • Manx the sound of waves hitting the shore. I've developed a very sudden fondness for Celtic languages. I've always found them interesting; any language that is able to rival English's notoriously low correlation between spelling and pronunciation earns my respect. But only as I began to research Manx, the official language …

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