The Glossary of Terms of KidZania

Certain words and phrases have been created by KidZanians for use at KidZania. They are as follows in alphabetical order:

Bache

The name of one of KidZania’s character, a dog that represents the KidZania right to “Play;” A ‘Rightskeeper’ who shares the right to “Be” with the other two characters.

Congrezz

The name for KidZania’s legislative body comprised entirely of kids.

Congrezzkids

The name of the official position held by kids as members of Congrezz.

Get ready for a better world!

Statement made by kids to adults upon declaring their independence; continues to be used as a call to action by KidZanians.

Kai

A KidZania greeting; used instead of local language’s version of “hello.”

Kal

An expression for friend in KidZania.

KidZania

The name of nation established by kids; means “Land of Cool Kids.”

KidZania Archive

The digital repository for all national documents, materials and historical records. This archive is managed by officials of the central government and accessible to all levels of government workers in the course of doing business.

KidZania Laurus

An award of distinction bestowed annually to government workers that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance. The gold medal is engraved with the Latin phrase: Alacritate Tua fiemus nos aliis fortiores, which means “Your effort will make us better.”

KidZania Rightskeeper

Nickname given to characters Urbano, Víta and Bache; also known as “Honorary KidZanians.”

KidZanian

The name for kids who successfully undergo the naturalization process to become citizens of KidZania; also used as an adjective when speaking of, relating to or characteristic of KidZania or its inhabitants.

KidZos

Name of the paper currency in circulation at KidZania.

Kool

An expression used when someone or something is beyond great.

Miss, Mister

Adult-like titles used by kids with kids and by adults to kids whenever speaking to each other in KidZania.

Urbano

The name of one of KidZania’s character, a 9-year old boy that represents the right to “Know;” A ‘Rightskeeper’ who shares the right to “Be” with the other two characters.

Víta

The name of one of KidZania’s character, a 7-year old girl that represents the right to “Care;” A ‘Rightskeeper’ who shares the right to “Be” with the other two characters.

Zaz!

An expression of surprise; interchangeable with the expression “wow!” or local language equivalent.

Z-U

A KidZania greeting; Used instead of local language’s version of “good-bye” or “see you later.”

ZZZZZ

The sound KidZanian’s make when there are expressing disagreement; used instead of the local language’s version of “whatever.”

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