Hello, beautiful people. And happy October to all of you!

"Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles. It takes away today's peace."

At the beginning of the year, I wrote an article about my favorite Portuguese words, but now I realize that there are so many other equally beautiful words. So, in today's article, I will be sharing with you 12 more beautiful words of the Portuguese language.

This is the article I'm talking about :)

In this list, I will include not only words I find beautiful but also words that I think are "cute", because they sound lovely.

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Nuvem

Translation: cloud

Fun Fact: while most clouds are made up of tiny liquid water droplets, Cirrus clouds are made of ice

light, sky, and sunset image clouds, sky, and sun image

Algodão

Translation: cotton

Fun Fact: "Sidonglobophobia" is the fear of cotton balls

beautiful, girl, and landscape image flowers and rose image

Amanhã

Translation: tomorrow

Fun Fact: "overmorrow" is the day after tomorrow

Inspiring Image on We Heart It desert, sand, and sun image

Lágrima

Translation: tear

Fun Fact: there are three kinds of tears (basal, reflex and emotional tears)

girl, indie, and fashion image Inspiring Image on We Heart It

Fogo de Artifício

Translation: fireworks

Fun Fact: The Walt Disney Company is the largest consumer of fireworks in the world

fireworks, light, and new year image fireworks, light, and new year image

Perfume

Translation: perfume

Fun Fact: the best way to maximize the smell of your perfume is to apply it on the inner wrists, the base of your neck, behind your earlobes, and your inner elbows (the pulse points)

beauty, interior, and makeup image chanel, luxury, and perfume image

Escuridão

Translation: darkness

Fun Fact: "Nyctophobia" is the severe fear of the dark (some degree of fear of the dark is natural, especially among children)

girl, hair, and makeup image flowers, pink, and nature image

Soluço

Translation: hiccup

Fun Fact: the medical term for hiccup is singultus, a Latin word for “to catch one’s breath while crying”

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Primavera

Translation: Spring

Fun Fact: In the 14th century, Spring was called “springing time” (a reference to plants “springing” from the ground). In the 15th century, it got shortened to “spring-time"; only in the 16th century people started to call it as we do today

sunglasses, travel, and water image beauty, chic, and fashion image

Sonho

Translation: dream

Fun Fact: some people only dream in black and white

girl, bed, and white image bed, brunette, and hair image

Oceano

Translation: ocean

Fun Fact: light can’t penetrate 300 feet through the ocean; this area that can never be touched by sunlight is called the “deep sea”

photography, rocks, and summer image sea, beach, and waves image

Céu

Translation: sky

Fun Fact: an aurora is a natural light display in the Earth's sky

aurora borealis, landscape, and nature image light, sky, and night image

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This is it, guys. I hope you liked this article as much as I liked the whole process of writing it. Thank you so much to my dearest friend (who, I believe, will read this), for selecting the three last words I used on this article.

Thank you so much for reading! And thank you for the support, for the hearts and the reactions on my other articles. It gives me so much motivation to continue writing.

Until next time,

- Beatriz

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[References]:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/75190/15-billowing-facts-about-clouds
https://www.fearof.net/fear-of-cotton-balls-phobia-sidonglobophobia/
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=overmorrow
https://www.storypick.com/facts-about-tears/
http://justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-fireworks/
http://stylecaster.com/beauty/weird-facts-about-perfume/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_the_dark
https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/hiccups-facts/
http://justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-spring/
https://www.whatarethe7continents.com/44-interesting-facts-about-the-ocean/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora