"Hunlun"

Translation:A selfie

August 5, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnCatDubh

OK I absolutely gotta know the etymology for this.

August 5, 2016

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This was devised in about 2013 as the English word 'selfie' became more and more popular.

Hunan = Self but this is often contracted to 'Hun'

Llun = picture

Hunlun (or sometimes hun-lun) means 'self picture'

August 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MrGWallCymraeg

The pronunciation is way off; it should sound like "hean-lean"

August 9, 2016
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