The perfect gift for a beloved - a collection of the most beautiful words of love, in South Asian languages. It is believed that words not only give voice to our inner feelings, but in a sense, shape our ability to feel certain emotions too. If that is true, then perhaps nobody can love as profusely as people of the subcontinent. From the bottomless depths of anguish to a crazed passion bordering on madness, there are words for every shade and nuance of love in South Asian languages.
Here is a small selection to give you a window into the subcontinent’s world of amorous feelings.