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What is opposite of "burzum", "darkness", in Tolkien's Black Speech?

As @Darkgamma says, we don't know. The closest we have would probably be gh√Ęsh, which means fire, and one could probably guess that the characteristic of being fire-like would be something like ...
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An Elvish word for squirrel

peccuvo peccuvo (Quenya): Squirrel, lit. "nut-hider" [pec 'nut' + kuvo 'hider'] (source: Parma Eldalamberon #22 2015).
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What is opposite of "burzum", "darkness", in Tolkien's Black Speech?

In short: no. In a bit long: not really, and some people have gone to the effort of analysing the Black Speech. In essence, the list of words we know thus far is rather scant: agh "and" ash "...
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How to say right and left in Toki Pona?

One popular proposal that comes up in a lot of discussions on this topic is to base it on the direction of the official writing system (i.e. Latin characters). Thus "poki open" for left, and "poki ...
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How to say right and left in Toki Pona?

Building on the answer by thrig: one could say poka pilin (side with a heart) for the left side and poka pilin ala for the right side. It should be rather neutral and understandable as it is based on ...
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How to say, 'Haters gonna Hate' in Toki Pona

The consensus answer (thanks Oliver Mason) for how to translate Haters gonna hate into Toki Pona is the following: tenpo ale la jan ike li ike Tenpo ale la translates as at all times and captures ...
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How to say, 'Haters gonna Hate' in Toki Pona

I'd say something like jan pi lawa ike li wile e ijo ike tawa sina lon tenpo ale Which means: "People of bad heads want bad things for you, always". You could also use: jan pi toki ike li ...
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How to say right and left in Toki Pona?

People have come up with quite a few extra words some of which are used to some extent on discord. 'soto' is left & teje is right. several of the words are just joke words but some like 'linluwi' -...
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