Pronounced: VOE-tihv, adj

Notes: I’ve heard this word, but I didn’t know the meaning

Yesterday’s word

The word satori is “sudden enlightenment or intuitive understanding”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

When I first saw this word, I thought of the word sartorial, and thought it was related. It isn’t; our word came from the Japanese word satori (understanding), which came from satoru (to know or understand).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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