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

meaning

three

see also

mute, tuli

ku translations

three4

usage

obscure · 9% usage

found in ku lili

coined post-pu · 2019

origin

multiple possibilities

Japanese · 三 san ‘three’

Cantonese · 三 sāam ‘three’

Cantonese · 叁 sāam ‘three’

by jan Lenoka, jan Wesu

commentary

More popular than the synonymous (and older) tuli. san was also part of a set of 10 digit words created by jan Lenoka: lenke, jatu, ini, san, se, nun, loku, take, patu, kajo (0 through 9). All of these coinages except for san lack notability to be included in the dictionary.

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