The meaning of the Romanian word ‘ Dor’, according to four Transylvanian women.

In most languages and cultures there are words that are difficult to translate to other languages.  We get close with a translation, but never precise. This has to do with many things. A word and a concept has history,  feelings and memories. Words also evolve in a social, political and cultural context.

I put the Romanian word ‘ dor ‘ in this category of words. I instantly fell in love with this word, as I first experienced it as something that has to do with a deep, profound  longing…

Source: The meaning of the Romanian word ‘ Dor’, according to four Transylvanian women.

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