`“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.

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Saudade: a nostalgic longing to be near again to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost: 'the love that remains."

Brazilian Portuguese origin: Saudade: a nostalgic longing to be near again to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost: 'the love that remains.

It often carries a fatalist tone and a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never really return.

Saudade - is a portuguese and galician word for a feeling of nostalgic longing for something or someone that one was fond of and which has been lost. "the love that remains"

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NOSTALGIA: it's delicate, but potent. In Greek,"nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone -a feeling of a place where we ache to go again. So very true 😣

“Take back” means “to make you ​remember something, to make you nostalgic”. Example: That song always takes me back to when I was dancing on my 7th birthday. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

“Take back” means “to make you ​remember something, to make you nostalgic”. Get our apps for learning English:.

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saudade;  Portuguese word for yearning

This is a Portuguese word that is untranslatable, but this might be close to understanding it's meaning. I know it's a beautiful word!

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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)

In Brazilian Portuguese the expression "que saudade!" is used when you miss something so desperately it makes your heart ache. There's no exact linguistic equivalent in English, but we all know that feeling.

Like wading in and ocean of memories.  Each wave that crashes over me brings a different emotion.  A smile delights my heart when I think of you and then I am awash in sadness that you are gone.  Drowning in my tears.  Waiting for the tide to sweep me away.

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Saudade (n.) a nostalgic longing to be near agin to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost; "The love that remains" portuguese. oh how i love portuguese.

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