punani

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jamaican Creole punani, ? from Akan oponaani. Possibly influenced by English poon (vagina) from French putain, or from Hawaiian Puanani (beautiful flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʊˈnɑːni/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːni

Noun[edit]

punani (countable and uncountable, plural punanis)

  1. (countable, slang) The female genitalia.
  2. (uncountable, slang) Sexual intercourse with a woman.

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Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English punani, from Jamaican Creole punaany.

Noun[edit]

punani c (plural punani's)

  1. (slang) The female genitalia.
    • 2016, Plien van Bennekom; Bianca Krijgsman, Jij nog wat te klagen?, De Bezige Bij:
      Het is ook alweer bijna vier jaar geleden sinds Tess geboren is, dus wel weer eens tijd om mijn punani aan een vreemde te laten zien.
      It's also been almost four years since Tess was born, so time to show my punani to a stranger again.
    Synonyms: kut, poes

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

punani

  1. terminative singular of puna

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Akan oponaani or from Hawaiian pua nani (beautiful flower)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʊˈnɑːni/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧na‧ni

Noun[edit]

punani (plural: punani dem or punanis dem, quantified: punani)

  1. (vulgar, slang) pussy (vagina)
    • 2002, Paula Ressler, Dramatic Changes: Talking about Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with High School Students Through Drama (in English), →ISBN, page 96:
      “He is the narcissistic “stamina daddy,” a paramour who makes “gyal ben' down backways an' accept di peg.” The worship of his womb turner and conquest of the punani (pussy) are the subjects of his burlesque boasts. []
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    Synonyms: pum pum, pumz, punny, pussy
    Watch 'ow di gyal punani phat an' sexy. Bloodclaat!
    Look at how phat and sexy that girl's pussy is. Whoa!

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tony Thorne (2014) Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, →ISBN:
    “This formerly obscure item of Caribbean patois was popularised by the comedian Ali G at the end of the 1990s. It is variously derived from the Ashanti oponaani, meaning keyhole or the Hawaiian punani meaning heavenly flower. []

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English punani, from Jamaican Creole punaany.

Noun[edit]

punani c

  1. (slang) The female genitalia.

Declension[edit]

Declension of punani 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative punani punanin
Genitive punanis punanins