Angst is a transcendent emotion that combines the unbearable anguish of lifewith the hopes of overcoming this seemingly impossible situation.
When there is no element of hope, then the emotion is anxiety, not angst.Angst is a constant struggle with the burdens of life that weighs on the dispossessed,not knowing when the salvation will appear.Angst means fear or anxiety or anguish with similar origin.Angst is said to be german in origin and is used since the 19th century in English translations of the works of Kierkegaard and Freud.
In English, they say, the word means an intense feeling of apprehension, anxiety, or inner turmoil. However, some claim angst is a normal word for fear.In other languages like French anxiété and peur the word angst has existed since the 8th century, from the proto-indo-european root *anghu-, “restraint” from which old high german angust developed.
It also pre-cognates with the latin angustia, “tensity, tightness” and angor, “choking, clogging”; compare to the ancient greek ἄγχω (ankho) “strangle”.
In existentialist philosophy, angst carries a specific conceptual meaning. in the concept of anxiety, also known as the concept of dread, depending on the translation,
Deviating from these european meanings, origins and so on and so forth, which differ in meaning for the tagalog.
Angst is “yabang” which means being proud basically.
Being proud was the innate trait of the natives of luzon before the explorers from the far west came and started their colonization.
Mataas ang pagpapahalaga sa sarili ng mga unang taga-ilog. Taglay nila sa kanilang mga puso at damdamin ang “yabang” patungkol sa kanilang mga ninuno.
Mayroong angas ang kanilang tindig at pananalita, mayroong angas ang kanilang buong pagkatao dahil buo pa sa kanilang mga isip ang pagka-maginoo..
Ganito ang mga Pinga noong nabubuhay pa ang magdiwang ng katipunan. Ganito tayong lahat noon, pero paano na tayo ngayon?
Ang angas na iyan, ang yabang na iyan, ay nabahiran ng maling sangkap ng mga ungas mula sa ibang mga pulo.
Kaya ang pinagmulan ng salitang angst ng mga taga yuropa ay ang pulo ng katagalugan. Maniwala kayo o hindi, para lalong gumulo! heheheh!