Koev Halev

כואב לי הלב |koev li halev|expression • Hebrew identifying with the suffering of others so closely that one hurts oneself, that one's heart aches; a particular kind of empathy where watching the suffering of others causes physical pain; literally, "my heart hurts". The capacity for empathy is perhaps one of the most remarkable traits of …

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Tarab

طَرَب |tarab|noun • Arabic a musically induced state of ecstasy or enchantment. All cultures on Earth have some form of music. Even cultures with no connection to any other group of people, virtually untouched by the modern world and independent of outside influence, have music. It has been present, as far as we can tell, …

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