What are the beautiful untranslatable Hindi words?

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There are some words in Hindi, which are beautiful and cannot be translated into English. We can only describe the meaning of the word in a sentence but there are no exact replacements in English. In India, we use some Hindi words as it is even in our English documents to keep up their sanctity.

  • Viraha - the realization of love through separation

  • Akashvani - celestial announcement ( voice from skies)

  • Maya - The illusion or deceptive appearance of this physical world. Acts of God which cannot be understood by humans.

  • Pushpanjali - Pushpa- flowers; Anjali - folded hands - Folded hands with full of flowers

  • Gagansparsh - Touching the sky; rising so high

  • Chinmaya - Supreme bliss and ecstasy

  • Shubharambh - Auspicious beginning

  • Raabta - Connection between two souls which is beyond explanation

  • Jijivisha - The strong desire to live and continue living

  • Indriya - All the five senses put together

  • Kanyadaan - To give away the bride on the day of the wedding

  • Jazba - Strong desire or passion

  • Intezaar - Waiting for something/someone in hopeful anticipation

  • Rakhi - A silk thread or string that a sister ties around his brother's hand strengthening their bond.

  • Guzarish - An earnest or humble request

  • Moksha - Liberation of a soul from the eternal cycle of birth and death

Updated on 26-Jun-2020 10:51:26