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Wordling | 7-14 yrs | Reading Pod

What does “Mamihlapinatapai” mean?

The word Mamihlapinatapai sometimes spelled mamihlapinatapei. Mamihlapinatapai is derived from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records. This word captures that special look shared between two people, when both are wishing that the other would do something that they both want, but neither want to do.