This word is often considered musi, indicating that it's sometimes not used in more serious contexts or in toki pona taso conversation. However, it may still be useful to know.
Usage category: uncommon
Book: ku suli
Coined era: post-pu
Coined year: 2020
to speak a non-Toki Pona language in an environment where Toki Pona is more appropriate
In Esperanto, "krokodili" means to speak among Esperantists in a language besides Esperanto, and is an established bit of Esperanto culture.
speak another language in a Toki Pona only environment³
Source Language: Esperanto
Etymology: krokodilas ‘[present of krokodili]’ ← krokodilo ‘crocodile’
Creator(s): jan Sonja