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Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word

The Portuguese term saudade, which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss, has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music. Singer Luciana Souza and producer Beco Dranoff join Felix and Jasmine to help explain what saudade means.

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