Toki Pona/WordTpEn
< Toki Pona
Official Word List
Total 123 words from the official word list in the book at [1].
a
interj ah, ha, uh, oh, ooh, aw, well (emotion word)
akesi
n non-cute animal, reptile, amphibian
ala
modno, not, none, un-
nnothing, negation, zero
interjno!
alasa
vt gather, hunt, forage
ale, ali
neverything, anything, life, universe
modall, every, complete, whole
anpa
n bottom, lower part, under, below, floor, beneath
mod low, lower, bottom, down, lowly, humble, dependant
ante
ndifference
moddifferent
conjotherwise, or else
vtchange, alter, modify
anu
conj or
awen
vistay, wait, remain
vtkeep
mod remaining, stationary, permanent, sedentary
e
sep (introduces a direct object)
en
conj and (used to coordinate head nouns)
esun
n market, shop, buisness, trading, selling, buying
ijo
nthing, something, stuff, anything, object
modof something
vtobjectify
ike
mod bad, negative, wrong, evil, overly complex, (figuratively) unhealthy
interjoh dear! woe! alas!
nnegativity, badness, evil
vt to make bad, to worsen, to have a negative effect upon
vi to be bad, to suck
[sounds like icky]
ilo
n tool, device, machine, thing used for a specific purpose
insa
ninside, inner world, centre, stomach
modinner, internal
[inside]
jaki
moddirty, gross, filthy
ndirt, pollution, garbage, filth
vtpollute, dirty
interjew! yuck!
[yucky]
jan
n person, people, human, being, somebody, anybody
modhuman, somebody's, personal, of people
vtpersonify, humanize, personalize
jelo
mod yellow, light green
[yellow]
jo
vthave, contain
nhaving
kamareceive, get, take, obtain
kala
n fish, sea creature
kalama
nsound, noise, voice
vimake noise
vtsound, ring, play (an instrument)
kama
vi come, become, arrive, happen, pursue actions to arrive to (a certain state), manage to, start to
nevent, happening, chance, arrival, beginning
modcoming, future
vtbring about, summon
[come up]
kasi
n plant, leaf, herb, tree, wood
ken
vi can, is able to, is allowed to, may, is possible
n possibility, ability, power to do things, permission
vtmake possible, enable, allow, permit
contit is possible that
kepeken
vtuse
prepwith
kili
n fruit, vegetable, mushroom
kin
mod also, too, even, indeed (emphasizes the word(s) before it)
kipisi
(yet undefined entry in the official word list)
kiwen
mod hard, solid, stone-like, made of stone or metal
n hard thing, rock, stone, metal, mineral, clay
ko
n semi-solid or squishy substance, e.g. paste, powder, gum
kon
nair, wind, smell, soul
modair-like, ethereal, gaseous
kule
ncolour, paint
modcolourful
vtcolour, paint
kulupu
ngroup, community, society, company, people
modcommunal, shared, public, of the society
kute
vtlisten, hear
modauditory, hearing
la
sep (between adverb or phrase of context and sentence)
lape
n, visleep, rest
modsleeping, of sleep
laso
mod blue, blue-green
lawa
nhead, mind
modmain, leading, in charge
vtlead, control, rule, steer
len
n clothing, cloth, fabric
lete
ncold
modcold, uncooked
vtcool down, chill
li
sep "(between any subject except mi and sina and its verb; also used to introduce a new verb for the same subject)"
lili
modsmall, little, young, a bit, short, few, less
vtreduce, shorten, shrink, lessen
linja
n long, very thin, floppy thing, e.g. string, rope, hair, thread, cord, chain
lipu
n flat and bendable thing, e.g. paper, card, ticket
loje
mod red
lon
prep be (located) in/at/on
vi be there, be present, be real/true, exist, be awake
luka
n hand, arm
lukin
vtsee, look at, watch, read
vilook, watch out, pay attention
modvisual(ly)
[looking]
lupa
n hole, orifice, window, door
[sounds like loop]
ma
n land, earth, country, (outdoor) area
mama
nparent, mother, father
modof the parent, parental, maternal, fatherly
[sounds like momma]
mani
n money, material wealth, currency, dollar, capital
[money]
meli
nwoman, female, girl, wife, girlfriend
modfemale, feminine, womanly
[Mary]
mi
nI, we
modmy, our
[me]
mije
nman, male, boy, husband, boyfriend
modmale, masculine, manly
moku
nfood, meal
vteat, drink, swallow, ingest, consume
moli
ndeath
vidie, be dead
vtkill
moddead, deadly, fatal
monsi
nback, rear end, butt, behind
modback, rear
mu
interj woof! meow! moo! etc. (animal noise)
[moo]
mun
nmoon
modlunar
[moon]
musi
n fun, playing, game, recreation, art, entertainment
modartful, fun, recreational
viplay, have fun
vtamuse, entertain
mute
mod many, very, much, several, a lot, abundant, numerous, more
namount, quantity
vtmake many or much
[multi]
namako
nfood additive, accessory, something extra
vtseason, embellish, stimulate
nanpa
nnumber
oth-th (ordinal numbers)
[number]
nasa
mod silly, crazy, foolish, drunk, strange, stupid, weird
vt drive crazy, make weird
nasin
n way, manner, custom, road, path, doctrine, system, method
nena
n bump, nose, hill, mountain, button
ni
mod this, that
nimi
n word, name
noka
n leg, foot
o
sepO (vocative or imperative)
interjhey! (calling somebody's attention)
oko
n eye
[similar to oculist]
olin
nlove
modlove
vtto love (a person)
ona
nshe, he, it, they
modher, his, its, their
open
vt open, turn on
pakala
n blunder, accident, mistake, destruction, damage, breaking
vt screw up, fuck up, botch, ruin, break, hurt, injure, damage, spoil, ruin
viscrew up, fall apart, break
interjdamn! fuck!
pali
nactivity, work, deed, project
modactive, work-related, operating, working
vtdo, make, build, create
viact, work, function
palisa
n long, mostly hard object, e.g. rod, stick, branch
pan
n grain, cereal
pana
vtgive, put, send, place, release, emit, cause
ngiving, transfer, exchange
pi
sep of, belonging to
pilin
nfeelings, emotion, heart
vifeel
vtfeel, think, sense, touch
[feeling]
pimeja
modblack, dark
ndarkness, shadows
vtdarken
pini
nend, tip
modcompleted, finished, past, done, ago
vtfinish, close, end, turn off
pipi
n bug, insect, spider
poka
nside, hip, next to
prepin the accompaniment of, with
modneighbouring
poki
n container, box, bowl, cup, glass
[box]
pona
ngood, simplicity, positivity
modgood, simple, positive, nice, correct, right
interjgreat! good! thanks! OK! cool! yay!
vtimprove, fix, repair, make good
[bonam]
pu
(yet undefined entry in the official word list)
sama
mod same, similar, equal, of equal status or position
prep like, as, seem
seli
nfire, warmth, heat
modhot, warm, cooked
vtheat, warm up, cook
selo
n outside, surface, skin, shell, bark, shape, peel
seme
oth what, which, wh- (question word)
sewi
nhigh, up, above, top, over, on
modsuperior, elevated, religious, formal
sijelo
n body, physical state
sike
ncircle, wheel, sphere, ball, cycle
modround, cyclical
sin
modnew, fresh, another, more
vtrenew, renovate, freshen
sina
nyou
modyour
sinpin
n front, chest, torso, face, wall
sitelen
npicture, image
vtdraw, write
sona
n knowledge, wisdom, intelligence, understanding
vtknow, understand, know how to
viknow, understand
kamalearn, study
soweli
n animal, especially land mammal, lovable animal
suli
modbig, tall, long, adult, important
vtenlarge, lengthen
nsize
suno
n sun, light
supa
n horizontal surface, e.g furniture, table, chair, pillow, floor
suwi
ncandy, sweet food
modsweet, cute
vtsweeten
[sweet]
tan
prepfrom, by, because of, since
norigin, cause
taso
modonly, sole
conjbut
[that's all]
tawa
prepto, in order to, towards, for, until
vigo to, walk, travel, move, leave
nmovement, transportation
modmoving, mobile
vtmove, displace
[towards]
telo
nwater, liquid, juice, sauce
vtwater, wash with water
tenpo
n time, period of time, moment, duration, situation
toki
nlanguage, talking, speech, communication
modtalking, verbal
vtsay
vitalk, chat, communicate
interjhello! hi!
tomo
n indoor constructed space, e.g. house, home, room, building
mod urban, domestic, household
tu
modtwo
nduo, pair
vtdouble, separate/cut/divide in two
[two]
unpa
nsex, sexuality
moderotic, sexual
vthave sex with, sleep with, fuck
vihave sex
uta
nmouth
modoral
utala
n conflict, disharmony, competition, fight, war, battle, attack, blow, argument, physical or verbal violence
vt hit, strike, attack, compete against
walo
modwhite, light (colour)
nwhite thing or part, whiteness, lightness
[sounds like wall, which is often white]
wan
modone, a
nunit, element, particle, part, piece
vtunite, make one
[one]
waso
n bird, winged animal
wawa
n energy, strength, power
mod energetic, strong, fierce, intense, sure, confident
vt strengthen, energize, empower
weka
modaway, absent, missing
nabsence
vtthrow away, remove, get rid of
wile
vt to want, need, wish, have to, must, will, should
ndesire, need, will
modnecessary

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Last edited on 29 December 2020, at 20:33
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