Cairdeas (pronounced ‘cardis’) is a Gaelic word meaning world-wide friendship and fellowship.
It stems from the old Irish word cairdes which implies a strong friendship, almost kinship and familial. The people you love and live with and work alongside. Those that you form strong bonds with. Almost marriage like in some cases.
People are meant to work together. As humans we don’t have the strength that other animals do, we don’t have the speed or stamina of many other creatures but what we do have is a high level of social order, intelligence and the ability to work together. Our strength as people is in the relationships we form with others. This is my attraction to this word.