See also: sona and Sona

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EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of persona. Likely originated in the furry community with fursona. See also sona.

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-sona

  1. (fandom slang) Added to a noun to describe a character of the noun's form, typically one used to represent oneself in fandom spaces.
    • 2016 July 22, Carter Dotson, “‘Soundtrack Attack’ Features ‘Steven Universe’ Music Remixes and a Character Creator”, in TouchArcade[1]:
      I mean, it starts off with you creating your own gemsona (gem persona, basically the term that fans used and was picked up by the show for fans creating their own Crystal Gem characters) []
    • 2016 November 18, Kosnáč, Pavol, “The development of spirituality in the Brony community”, in Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč, editors, Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality: From popular culture to religion[2], Routledge, →ISBN:
      A Ponysona is an alter ego and the representation of a Brony within the fandom.
    • 2017 October 19, Heather Alexandra, “'Cupsonas' Are A Thing Now”, in Kotaku Australia[3]:
      Riffing on the term "fursona," referring to a personalised animal avatar, fans are calling their creations "cupsonas."

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-sona (plural -sosont)

  1. craver, enthusiast, addict

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