• I don't live but all life has me.

  • It ain't easy to destroy me, but if you do, I'll destroy you.

  • You won't see me as me.

  • My sibling is known as tekahaamandlakusogzogikethamopolmphamvu


My name is a tiny little word


I am not oxygen

I wasn't able to make a proper rhyme out of these, so any edits for it are always welcome.

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    $\begingroup$ my rhyming dictionary doesn't have tekahaamandlakusogzogikethamopolmphamvu, not sure why they left that one out :-D $\endgroup$ – deep thought Mar 5 '19 at 22:05


How about, instead of energy, what if the answer is mass?


It doesn’t live, but all life has it.

It is very hard to turn mass into our energy, to “destroy” it. And if that happens, massive amounts of energy are released (think nuclear bombs.)

“Mass” is a tiny word, and it itself is very small. And oxygen is made of mass.

And as the below answer states, “According to Google Translate, 'tekahaamandlakusogzogikethamopolmphamvu' is Zulu for energy efficiency.” And is mass not the sibling to energy?


Perhaps it is



Everything has energy, but you aren't alive
The Law of Conservation of Energy states that you cannot destroy it
You can't see energy, only the effects it has on other objects
According to Google Translate, 'tekahaamandlakusogzogikethamopolmphamvu' is Zulu for energy efficiency

  • $\begingroup$ You are close, but this is not the answer. Also try translating energy efficiency from English to Zulu. I don't know why it is showing energy efficient as the translation to this text (maybe Google looks for just a few words, considers the closest match), but it isn't. $\endgroup$ – Eagle Mar 5 '19 at 21:00

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