Every language has its own bounteous beauty of expression as well as its limitations. There are singular words for things in some languages that seem to perfectly and succinctly express something that can only be defined using an entire sentence in another. I find this forever fascinating.
My shadow chasing husband really likes the dappled effect of light and shadow that you see when the sun filters through the trees. In Japanese this spellbinding occurrence is called KOMOREBI.
Is there are word for this in your language?