Do you know unusual travel words? I really like travelling and I love languages, so imagine my excitement when I arrived across a treasure trove of travel words that describe how we feel before, during, and after we travel.
Just like photography can’t fully get what it seems like to stand on the benefits of a fjord, none can ‘wanderlust’ fully communicate the way we feel when we crave our next excitement. These Unusual travel words are literary gems which have been gathered from languages around the world. Coming from Japanese to Swedish, Asian to Greek, travel catalogues for the future will be showered with travel words.
Without further excitement, here are travel words you should slip into your vocabulary.
1. Resfeber (n.)
Meaning: The word means to the restless race of the traveller’s heart before the journey begins when anxiety and expectation are jumbled together.
2. Sonder (v.)
Meaning: The understanding that each pedestrian is living a life as complex as your own.
3. Solivagant (adj.)
Meaning: Travelling alone. A self-contained adventurer who travels or wanders the globe.
4. Fernweh (n.)
Meaning: Th word, means an ache to get away and travel to a detached place, a feeling even stronger than wanderlust.
5. Sehnsucht (n.)
Meaning: A thoughtful longing and desire in the heart for travels past and future.
6. Eleutheromania (n.)
Meaning: An intense and appealing desire for freedom.
7. Cockaigne (n.)
Origin: French, Middle French
Meaning: An imaginary land of luxury and idleness.
8. Quaquaversal (adj.)
Meaning: Moving or happening in every direction straight away.
9. Dérive (n)
Meaning: A natural and unplanned journey where the traveller leaves their life behind allows themselves to be guided by the scenery and architecture.
10. Ecophobia (n.)
Meaning: The English word means, a fear or displeasure of one’s home.
11. Numinous (adj.)
Meaning: A powerful feeling of both fear and attraction, of being in wonder and stunned by what is before you.
12. Commuovere (v.)
Meaning: To the mixture, to touch, to move to tears.
13. Sturmfrei (adj.)
Meaning: The freedom of being alone and being able to do what you want.
14. Acatalepsy (n.)
Meaning: The impossibility of realizing the universe.
15. Trouvaille (n.)
Meaning: A chance to come across with something delightful.
16. Selcouth (adj.)
Origin: Old English
Meaning: When everything you see and experience is unaware and strange, yet you find it amazing anyway.
17. Coddiwomple (v.)
Origin: English slang
Meaning: To travel purposefully towards a strange location.
Which of these travel words do you really identify with the most? What others would you add?
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