(Tagalog) The giddy excitement you feel when something romantic happens, either to you or someone else; the feeling of butterflies in your stomach when you catch your crush’s eye for the first time, witness a marriage proposal, or see your favorite TV show couple finally get together.

Universally relatable words from languages around the world — with no direct equivalents.

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Raissa Pardini is an Italian-born multidisciplinary designer based in Glasgow, UK. She has worked for brands like Vans, Dr. Martens, and Fred Perry.


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