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24/10/2015 00:43 BST | Updated 26/10/2015 16:32 GMT

27 Beautiful Words For Love That Have No Direct English Translation

Perfect for when English fails you.

When we try to express how we feel for a spouse or loved one, sometimes the English language just comes up short.

Thanks to London-based illustrator Emma Block and the diamond company Vashi, we now have an illustrated dictionary of words for love from around the world that have no English equivalent.

Block told HuffPost her favorite word in the series is the Welsh word  "Cwtch."

"It's a lovely word. It means a hug/a safe place provided by a loved one," she said. "I have no idea how to pronounce it though!" 

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