Romanian’s Special Word: DOR

For years and years and years almost beyond counting, there’s one thing that I have continually been told by Romanians. And that’s that there’s a special word in their language that “cannot be translated.” And that word is dor. Last week, the Unsleeping Eye brought me a perfect example of this: DOR: an untranslatable Romanian…

Dor Geta Popescu

I was browsing through this Argentinian daily when I read the most amazing piece of news: Una niña de 12 años de nacionalidad rumana hizo cumbre en la cima del cerro Aconcagua, en la provincia de Mendoza, y estableció así un nuevo récord mundial al convertirse en la persona más joven en lograr esa proeza….