kiki

meaning

spiky, sharp, angle, point, triangular

see also

kipisi

ku translations

spiky², sharp¹, angle⁰, point⁰

usage

uncommon · 29% usage

found in ku lili

coined post-pu · 2020

origin

a priori

by jan Olipija, akesi kon Nalasuni

commentary

The word is loaned from the 2001 Vilanyur S Ramachandran & Edward Hubbard version of Wolfgang Köhler's 1912 psycholinguistic experiment. The experiment studied sound symbolism on the words "bouba" and "kiki".

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