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Saturday & Sunday Word: Fecund & Gigil

Fec·und or Fe·cund [ˈfiː.kənd/, ˈfɛ.kənd]:
origin: 15th century; Latin fecundus

To produce in abundance, wether that be offspring, vegetation, or ideas.

Gi·gil [gɪˈgɪl]:
origin: The Philippines

An irresistible urge to do something, like pinch a cute baby's cheeks or grit teeth in anger.
“Ang cute! Nakakagigil!” = “So cute! Makes me gigil!” [more details here]

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Tags: adjective, f, g, latin, tagalog, theme: untranslatable, verb, wordsmith: theidolhands

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