Beautiful Words

Beautiful Words

  • Author: Phyllis Matthew
  • Type: PDF file
  • Pages: 286 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: B00V9FJ6AK
  • Edition Language: English


  • Does the sound and rhythm of a particular word strike your fancy? Does its meaning ring true? Is its origin an eye-opener?

    Is it a BEAUTIFUL WORD? The author offers a collection of 133 beautiful words from around the globe and invites the reader to discover them. Words like spaisteoireacht, mamihlapinatapai, rangatiralanga, verfremdungseffekt, and discombobulation/recombobulation.

    Yes, even ordinary words become extraordinary words when revealed for their true meaning. And others, well they are just darn fun to say! In the end, a celebration of the love of words.