Words I recently learned

This month, I learned a couple words randomly. One during conversation, and the other through general reading.

First one: pag-asa (tagalog)
This word came about in a conversation I had with a wise man. He told me that it meant, “your dream, or to make your dream real.” When I looked it up, it said hope. Dictionaries are cool, but sometimes I like people’s own definitions of them, and the stories they associate with it. I recently wrote his life story.

Second one: satori (japanese)
I came across this word while reading something on the web. It means enlightenment, and seeing into one’s true nature, essence. I like how there’s 2 definitions in 1. I looked it up and found this:

I dig both of these words and will try to remember them.

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