`“saudade” (or sodade in Cape Verdean, a dialect of Creole).  It translates directly in English as nostalgia, but to a native speaker it has a much richer meaning.   It is the deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Even deeper still, it describes the feeling towards people and things whose whereabouts are unknown…it is the love that remains in the space of absence.

Lost & Found: The Emotional Alchemy of Saudade

`“saudade” (or sodade in Cape Verdean, a dialect of Creole). It translates directly in English as nostalgia, but to a native speaker it has a much richer meaning. It is the deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Even deeper still, it describes the feeling towards people and things whose whereabouts are unknown…it is the love that remains in the space of absence.

This describes one aspect of how I feel about Sweden, the lands where my maternal ancestors dwelled.  Although I've never been there, I miss my "home" there.

This describes one aspect of how I feel about Sweden, the lands where my maternal ancestors dwelled. Although I've never been there, I miss my "home" there.

A beautiful word that means so much: "Saudade is a Portuguese and Galician word that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudade)

A beautiful word that means so much: "Saudade is a Portuguese and Galician word that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudade)

LOVE AND ROCKETS – “Saudade”. “Saudade” from the album “Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven”. Saudade is a Portuguese word which means (approximately) nostalgic longing. This definition does sort of kill the romance behind the term, but it’s hard to describe in English. It’s not just nostalgia.  Love and Rockets were an English alternative rock band formed in 1985 by former Bauhaus

THIS IS OUR MUSIC: LOVE AND ROCKETS – “Saudade”

LOVE AND ROCKETS – “Saudade”. “Saudade” from the album “Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven”. Saudade is a Portuguese word which means (approximately) nostalgic longing. This definition does sort of kill the romance behind the term, but it’s hard to describe in English. It’s not just nostalgia. Love and Rockets were an English alternative rock band formed in 1985 by former Bauhaus

What is the meaning of dispassionate In Hindi Meaning of  dispassionate in Hindi  SYNONYMS AND OTHER WORDS FOR dispassionate  निष्पक्ष→unbiased,dispassionate,Impartial,non party,pococurante,unprejudiced निरपेक्ष→dispassionate,god’s truth,indifferent,irrelative,relationless,without reference to उदासीन→nostalgic,indiffe...

What is the meaning of dispassionate In Hindi Meaning of dispassionate in Hindi SYNONYMS AND OTHER WORDS FOR dispassionate निष्पक्ष→unbiased,dispassionate,Impartial,non party,pococurante,unprejudiced निरपेक्ष→dispassionate,god’s truth,indifferent,irrelative,relationless,without reference to उदासीन→nostalgic,indiffe...

Saudade (European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadi] or [sawˈdadʒi], Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; plural saudades)[1] is a Portuguese and Galician word that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves.

Saudade (European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadi] or [sawˈdadʒi], Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; plural saudades)[1] is a Portuguese and Galician word that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves.

IMAHR Saudade (1899), by Almeida Júnior I just came across the word saudade. Of Portuguese origin, in a whole bunch of clumsy English words, saudade means “the love that remains” after someone is gone. It’s the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, wellbeing, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again. It describes a deep nostalgic longing.

IMAHR Saudade (1899), by Almeida Júnior I just came across the word saudade. Of Portuguese origin, in a whole bunch of clumsy English words, saudade means “the love that remains” after someone is gone. It’s the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, wellbeing, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again. It describes a deep nostalgic longing.

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