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: rare
Coined era: post-pu
Coined year: 2020
any non-pu word; any new word; any joke word
Mostly used in conversations in English. Likely was popularised by the :nimisin: emote in ma pona, which was originally used to notify Atawan (maintainer of "nimi ale") about newly coined words. In common speech, the meaning got extended to include most or all non-pu words, regardless if they were coined recently or not.
Source Language: toki pona
Etymology: nimi sin