A look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire, but that neither will start. It’s derived from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego. Mamihlapinatapai is listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word” and is considered one of the hardest words to translate.


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