Having recently been asked by my daughter to purchase a fidget spinner for her, I began wondering what the toy would be called in Esperanto.

fidget spinner

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    I think ŝpini is only ‘to spin’ in the sense of weaving fabric or secreting it (like a spider). May 29, 2017 at 9:02

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There is a word turbo which means a spinning top. Maybe you could call it a manturbo which I think sounds quite cool.

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    Manturbado estas nova ŝatokupo de junaj knaboj lastatempe Jun 12, 2017 at 21:03

Lacking a proper translation for "fidget" manrotaciilo would be closer to a literal translation. Rotacianta ludilo would work as a more abstract translation.

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