[Lingtyp] Non-compositional words for “rock-paper-scissors"

JOO, Ian [Student] ian.joo at connect.polyu.hk
Mon May 2 14:29:42 UTC 2022

Dear all,

I’m making a list of non-compositional words for the rock-paper-scissors game or similar games.
In other words, I’m looking for words for “rock-paper-scissors” that do not consist of words for “rock”, “paper”, and “scissors”, or any other meanings, such as German Schnick Schanck Schnuck, Thai bpao ying choop, etc.
I would much appreciate it if you could share with me any words for this game or its kind that do not consist of meaningful words.

From Korea,


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