It Is Simply Ayurnamat [Beauty of the World]

“But, it’s gone!” she wailed.

“Yes,” he replied.

“Don’t you care?” she demanded.  “At all?”

His calm gaze infuriated her.

“Ayurnamat,” he said, finally.  “I strive for ayurnamat.”

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Beauty of the World:  In this series I use an “untranslatable word” in a story.  These wonderful words capture the beauty of languages around the world.

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Untranslatable Word:
Ayurnamat (Inuit, n.):  a stoic attitude, where one doesn’t worry about things that can’t be changed.

 

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For more wonderfully untranslatable words, see:

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