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opasan

opasan in sitelen pona
Pronunciation /ˈo.pa.san/
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.2022: Obscure (0%)
Book and era No book
Part of speech Content word

opasan is a joke word relating to opossums, but also means "talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, completely not ever been done before, totally unique, very very gay". The word was derived from English opossum.[1][2]

References

  1. [@smoothied]. (21 February 2021). [Message posted in the #pali-musi channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord.
  2. [@smoothied]. (23 February 2021). [Message posted in the #jaki channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord.

    opasan~post-pu, humorous~ talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, completely not ever been done before, totally unique, very very gay, opossum
    ← English opossum ← Powhatan ?

poak23087[i23ej&(^$!(#!@&$_(HEQq0j

Car wreck in the woods. The word only means "car", but the spelling is a wreck.
Car wreck in the woods. The word only means "car", but the spelling is a wreck.
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.
Book and era No book
Part of speech Content word

poak23087[i23ej&(^$!(#!@&$_(HEQq0j is an unpronounceable joke word and nimi sin that means "car". The text #!@&$ must be written in cursive. It was coined by jan Juli in September 2021 as a keysmash during a conversation about Pingo and other nimi sin for cars.[1]

References

  1. [@kilipan]. (24 September 2021). [Message posted in the #pali-musi channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 26 December 2023.

    or use poak23087[i23ej&(^$!(#!@&$_(HEQq0j, my newly coined nimi sin for car

    note that the #!@&$ part has to be cursive

    The "cursive" section was input with asterisks (*) treated as Markdown italics tags. These asterisks may be part of the original keysmash.

poni

silapa

silapa, also written in one line as si\i\ilapa, is a joke word referring to giraffes. It was coined by jan Kita in 2021 to "make life even harder for sitelen pona font makers by introducing a vertically extendable glyph".[1] The word can be extended vertically by extending the i (or originally by extending the a) as shown in the example below (in the Latin script):

silapa mi li lape.
taso ona li pini e lape la mi en s
i
i
i
ilapa mi li tawa

References

  1. jan Kita [@.hecko]. (15 September 2021). [Message posted in the #linja-sike thread in the #pali-musi channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. ":nimisin: silapa – giraffe; to make life even harder for sitelen pona font makers by introducing a vertically extendable glyph".

sipije

This word refers to the Autism Creature (aka Yipee) and exists in some other spelling variations.

sisi

Any camelid, referring to Jiji from the video game Baba Is You.

snoweli

Pronunciation /ˈsno.we.li/
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.
Book and era No book
Part of speech Content word

snoweli (snoweli) is a nimi sin derived from a blend of English snow(man) and soweli. It breaks Toki Pona phonotactics due to the consonant cluster sn-.

sowoli

sowoli in sitelen pona
Pronunciation /ˈso.wo.li/
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.
Book and era No book
Part of speech Content word

sowoli (sowoli) is a nimi sin derived from a blend of soweli and the emoticon OwO. It breaks Toki Pona phonotactics due to the syllable wo.

Words for "dog"

There are several words for "dog" created on separate occasions.

  • wisa (part of the -isa family)
  • tasun as well as stretched versions of the word (usually by writing it with more than one a). This word refers specifically to dachshunds, known for their long bodies, as a challenge to any fontmaker to include the word in all its stretchy variations.
  • pela, in reference to Chomsky rejecting Sacha Baron Cohen's suggestion that pela can be a word for "dog" in a language
  • kina for any canines
  • matula for canines
  • lupelo by jan jepi Tesamo[1]

References

  1. jan jepi Tesamo (27 August 2023). nimi sin tawa “dog and canines” lon toki pona. kulupu lipu pona.