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Well, originally the word "punany" or "punani" was used in India -- its in the Kama Sutra -- to describe the female sex organ.

Indian laborers were used to build roads in Jamaica and the Caribbean during the 1930's, 40's and 50's so a lot of Indian slang made its way into the Jamaican vernacular.

There are literally thousands of Jamaican dancehall records glorifying the punany....probably rivaled only by ganja songs. Ganja is also an Indian-based word.
by Anonymous August 14, 2003
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1. noun. It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs.

When kilig, one may experience the following:

*butterflies in one's stomach
*heart melting
*shivers down one's spine
*irrepressible noises from one's mouth
*uncontrollable smiling
*an inner conflict between hope of something wished for and reality

Kilig may also be defined as that mountain top, floating, on cloud nine, invincible, i-could-keep-smiling, heart aching goodness and feeling which overpowers the mind's ability to think straight, act straight, breathe properly and articulate thoughts into a single comprehensible sentence.
KILIGS much?? ^_^
by mis2n.yoo June 07, 2011
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One of several Jamaican words for vagina. Pronounced puh-naah-nee

This word was popularized by Jamaican immigrants in North America and England.

The word itself reached widespread popularity in Jamaica during the 80s with such dancehall songs as Admiral Bailey's "Gimmie Punany" and Shabba Ranks' "Love Punany Bad".

Many Jamaicans accredit the Indians with creating this term, therefore it is worthwhile looking at a possible derivation from Hindi / Bhojpuri which most of the Indians that came as indentured servants to Jamaica spoke. The word "phunni" or "phunno" is a word in Hindi for a boy's penis. (the word puny is also used in Jamaica to mean vagina). An equivalent term in Hindi is "nuuni". Putting these two terms together gives phunninuuni or phunnonuuni. Punany would be a simplification of that pronunciation. It is possible that the Hindi speakers coming to Jamaica began to use this term not only for a boy's penis but also for the vagina or that jamaicans of African decent adopted the word as a word for vagina since it already referred to small genitalia.
"gimmie punany, want punany"

That girl has a fat punany
by Tonyspeed September 27, 2013
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Punany - The female reproductive organ. Slag meaning pussy. Noramlly a very good pussy. used in other words such as Punany Fanny.
The punany was great, we went at it for hours.
by bob the fish December 10, 2004
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a sweet or sacred pussy...used in Carribean slang!
My punany was sacred and had only been touched by me myself and I.
by punany queen June 01, 2003
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Mispelled version of the word "punani," the Kanaka Maoli (native Hawaiian) word for the female genatalia. Literal translation is beautiful and/or splendid flower.

The origin is often miscredited as coming from Jamaica. This can be attributed to the word "puntun," later pronounced "poontang," thought to originate in West Africa and making it's way to the West Indies.
It's spelled punani not punany.
by KanakaMaoli May 20, 2008
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