"جان‎/jan/jān/jaan [jan]"
(noun) Jan/jaan is one of those specials words which lends itself across cultures and languages as a term of endearment and affection meaning, love, dear, heart, and life in East Asia. Arab/Persian: In Arabic, jan represents beloved one or dear. The Persian origins of this word mean life, equivalent to the Punjabi and Hindi definition. Calling a person your jaan, in comparison to the Arab and Persian culture, in South East Asian countries is an act of true love and intimiacy, and not used as liberally as the Persian connotation. Its true origins stem from Sanskrit. In Urdu you often refer to your lover and those your are close to as “meri jaan [meh-ree jan],” also meaning my life, and my dear. It has a deeper emotional meaning than merely calling someone your love, or sweetheart; it is used in the essence of true love.  (via rabbrakha)

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Smoke rises during an Israeli offensive in the east of Gaza City on July 27, 2014. (Ahmed Zakot/Reuters)

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Smoke rises during an Israeli offensive in the east of Gaza City on July 27, 2014. (Ahmed Zakot/Reuters)

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Photograph by Scott Trindle; styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera; W magazine August 2014. 

wmagazine:

Cable Knit Tribes

Photograph by Scott Trindle; styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera; W magazine August 2014.