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This word is obscure, so most speakers will not understand it.

This word is deprecated by its creator, and its use is discouraged.

meaning

animacy, life, autonomy; autonomous being, living thing, organism; alive, animate, dynamic; to animate, to bring to life

see also

ma, tenpo

usage

obscure · 7% usage

found in no book

coined post-ku · 2021

origin

multiple

English · Conway ‘John Conway, creator of The Game of Life’

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by jan Emalan

commentary

Conway refers to John Horton Conway, creator of the cellular automaton Game of Life. konwe's intended meaning extends beyond just "living" and "life." It can be used to describe rocks or rivers or other nonliving things

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