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Dictionary Toki Pona - English

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## 2017-02-26 http://rowa.giso.de/languages/toki-pona/
a a a! :: ha ha ha!
a a a! :: Hahaha! (laughter)
a a a! :: interjection: laugh 
 a a a! ni li musi.  :: Hahaha! That's funny.  
a :: ahh, ha!, umm, hmm, ooh
 a! akesi li wile moku e mi!  :: Ahh! The dinosaur wants to eat me!  
A: a! sina lukin ala lukin e ijo nasa ni? :: Whoa! Do you see that weird thing?
a :: interjection: ah, ha, uh, oh, ooh, aw, well (emotion word) 
Akanisan :: Afghanistan
 akesi :: adjective: amphibian-, reptilian-, slimy 
akesi li pana e telo moli.  :: The snake emitted venom ("deadly fluid").
akesi :: noun: reptile, amphibian; non-cute animal 
akesi pi telo moli :: venomous snakes, poisonous frogs
akesi :: reptile, amphibian
 ala :: adjective: no, not, none, un- 
 ala :: adjective numeral: 0 
 ala :: adverb: don't 
ala! :: interjection: no! 
ala li jaki. :: Nothing is dirty.
Alan :: Ireland, Irish Gaelic
ala :: not, none; nothing, negation
ala :: noun: nothing, negation, zero 
 alasa :: adjective: hunting-, -hunting, hunting 
alasa (e ) :: verb transitive: to hunt, to forage 
alasa  :: 	hunt, gather 
alasa :: noun: hunting 
ala :: zero
 ale :: adjective: all, every, complete, whole (ale = ali), (depreciated) 
 ale :: adjective numeral: 100 (official Toki Pona book) 
 ale :: adverb: always, forever, evermore, eternally (ale = ali), (depreciated) 
ale / ali :: everything, all
ale li jo e tenpo.  :: There is a time for everything. Everything in its right context.
ale li pona.  :: All is good. Life is beautiful. Everything will be OK. 
ale li pona :: all is well, I feel calm, I am at peace
ale :: noun: everything, anything, life, the universe, (depreciated) 
Alensina :: Argentina
 ali :: adjective: all, every, complete, whole (ale = ali) 
 ali :: adverb: always, forever, evermore, eternally (ale = ali) 
ali :: all, every, complete, 100 (Is rarely used.)
ali :: everything, all
ali li seme? ::  The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything.
ali :: noun: everything, anything, life, the universe 
ali tu :: 100 + 2 = 102 (Is rarely used.)
A: mi mute o tawa. :: Let's go.
A: mi tawa ma Elopa. :: I went to Europe.
Anku :: Korea, Korean
 anpa :: adjective: low, lower, bottom, down 
 anpa :: adverb: downstairs, below, deep, low, deeply 
anpa (e ) :: verb transitive: to defeat, to beat, to vanquish, to conquer, to enslave 
anpa :: ground; low, deep; to lower, to defeat 
anpa lawa :: neck (bottom of head)
anpa lawa :: neck, throat
anpa :: noun: bottom, lower part, under, below, floor, beneath 
anpa pi sinpin lawa :: chin
anpa :: verb transitive: to prostrate oneself
 ante :: adjective: different, dissimilar, changed, other, unequal, differential 
ante (e ) :: verb transitive: to change, to alter, to modify 
ante la  :: conditional: otherwise, on the other hand  
ante li kama.  :: Change comes. Times change. 
ante :: noun: difference, distinction, differential, variation, variance, disagreement 
ante :: other, different
Antola :: Andorra
 anu  :: conjunction: or (used for decision questions) 
anu :: or
a! :: Ooh, Ahh! Unh! Oh!
a! telo sijelo loje li kama tan nena kute mi!  :: Ahh! Blood is coming from my ear!
 awen :: adjective: remaining, stationary, permanent, sedentary 
 awen :: adverb: still, yet 
awen (e ) :: verb transitive: to keep 
awen :: noun: inertia, continuity, continuum, stay 
awen pona :: patient
awen :: to wait, to pause, to stay; remaining      
awen :: verb intransitive: to stay, to wait,to remain 
Awisi :: Haiti, Haitian Creole
B: mi ken ala. mi moku kin. :: I can't. I'm still eating.
B: mi lukin kin e ona. :: I see it indeed.
B: pona! mi tawa kin. :: Cool! I went too.
e ::  introduces direct object 
Ekato :: Ecuador
Elena :: Greece, Greek
en :: and
 en  :: conjunction: and (used to coordinate head nouns) 
Epanja :: Spain, Spanish
 e  :: separator: An "e" introduces a direct object.  Don't use "e" before or after  the other separators "e", "la", "li", "pi", "o", ".", "!", "?", ":", ",".  
Esi :: Estonia, Estonian
Esuka :: Basque Country, Basque
 esun :: adjective: marketable, for sale, salable, deductible  
esun (e ) :: verb transitive: to buy, to sell, to barter, to swap 
esun :: marketplace, store
esun :: noun: market, shop, fair, bazaar, business, transaction 
 ijo :: adjective: of something 
 ijo :: adverb: of something 
ijo (e ) :: verb transitive: to objectify 
 ijo ike li lon monsi mi.  :: Bad things are behind me. 
 ijo li lon oko mi.  :: Something is in my eye.  
 ijo li lukin e mi.  :: Something is watching me. 
ijo lon tomo :: household things
ijo :: noun: thing, something, stuff, anything, object 
ijo ::  something, anything, stuff, thing               
ijo uta walo :: teeth
 ike :: adjective: bad, negative, wrong, evil, overly complex 
 ike :: adverb: bad, negative, wrong, evil, overly complex 
ike :: Bad
ike :: bad, evil, complicated
ike (e ) :: verb transitive: to make bad, to worsen 
ike! :: interjection: oh dear! woe! alas! 
ike la  :: conditional: unfortunately 
ike li kama. :: Bad comes. Shit happens.  
ike lukin :: ugly 
ike lukin :: ugly
ike :: noun: negativity, badness, evil 
ike! :: Oh no! Uh! oh! Alas!
ike :: verb intransitive: to be bad, to suck 
Ilakija :: Iraq
Ilan :: Iran, Persian
I like plants.  :: kasi li pona, tawa mi.
 ilo :: adjective: useful 
 ilo :: adverb: usefully 
ilo lape :: sleeping pill
ilo lape soweli :: animal tranquilizer or anesthetic, e.g. ketamine
 ilo li lon poki.  :: The tools are in the container.  
ilo li pakala. :: The tool is broken.
ilo moku :: an eating utensil (fork/spoon/knife)
ilo moku :: utensil, fork, spoon, knife, etc.
ilo musi :: toy, thing used for entertainment
ilo nanpa :: computer
ilo nasa :: drugs
ilo nasa wawa :: energy-giving drug, e.g. amphetamine
ilo ni li lete pilin. :: This axe feels cold.
ilo :: noun: tool, device, machine, thing used for a specific purpose 
ilo pi sitelen tawa :: tv
ilo pi sitelen tawa :: TV
ilo pi sitelen toki :: pen, pencil
ilo sona :: smart tool or machine, e.g. computer
ilo suno :: flashlight 
ilo suno :: lamp
ilo toki :: communications device, e.g. telephone, online chat
ilo :: tool, device, machine
ilo unpa :: sex toy
ilo wan ma :: Internet
Inli :: England, English
 insa :: adjective: inner, internal 
insa :: inside, stomach
insa :: noun: inside, inner world, centre, stomach 
Intonesija :: Indonesia, Indonesian
Isale :: Israel
Isilan :: Iceland, Icelandic
Italija :: Italy, Italian
 jaki :: adjective: dirty, gross, filthy, obscene 
 jaki :: adverb: dirty, gross, filthy 
jaki :: dirty, nasty, trash
jaki (e ) :: verb transitive: to pollute, to dirty 
jaki! :: interjection: ew! yuck! 
jaki :: noun: dirt, pollution, garbage, filth, feces 
Jamanija :: Yemen
 jan :: adjective: human, somebody's, personal, of people 
 jan :: adverb: human, somebody's, personal, of people 
jan ala li toki. :: Nobody is talking.
jan alasa pona li wawa. :: A good hunter is strong.
jan ali li wile tawa. :: Everybody wants to travel.
jan Ana o pana e moku, tawa mi!  :: Ana, give me food.
jan Eliku Kulaputon ::  Eric Clapton 
jan Elu :: elf
jan Epi o a! :: Oh Abbie!
jan Eta li jan unpa. :: Heather is a whore.
jan (e ) :: verb transitive: to personify, to humanize, to personalize 
jan ike :: bad person, jerk, negative person, enemy
jan ike :: enemy
 jan ike li kama la o seli e lipu ni!  :: If the enemy comes, burn these papers.  
 jan ike li utala e ona mute.  :: An enemy is attacking them. 
 jan ike ni li jo e len nasa.  :: That bad person has strange clothes.  
 jan jelo laso lili li kama, tan sewi.   :: A little green person came from the sky.  
jan Jon Kalapin :: John Calvin  
jan kala :: mermaid.
jan Kanata :: Canadian person
jan Keli o, sina pona lukin. :: Kelly, you are pretty.
jan Ken o, mi olin e sina.  :: Ken, I love you.
jan Ken o, pipi li lon len sina. :: Ken, a bug is on your shirt.
jan Kitopokolonpo :: Christopher Columbus
jan kulupu :: member of a group
 jan laso jelo lili li kama, tan sewi. /  :: A little green person came from the sky.  
jan laso lili :: If Little Boy Blue
jan lawa :: leader
jan lawa :: leader, boss, master, chairperson, president, director
jan lawa lete  :: King Frost 
 jan lawa li moku e telo jaki.  :: The leader drank dirty water.  
jan lawa ma :: president of country, governor of state, premier of province
jan lawa pi jan utala :: commander, general
jan lawa pi ma tomo :: mayor
jan lawa pi tomo tawa kon :: a pilot
 jan lawa pi tomo tawa telo li moku.  :: The captain of the ship is eating.  
jan li alasa e soweli. :: Somebody hunt a buffalo.
jan lili :: child
jan lili :: child, daughter, son 
jan lili en jan suli li toki. :: The child and the adult are talking.
jan lili li ken ala moku e telo nasa.  :: Children can't drink beer.
 jan lili li lukin e jan suli.  :: Children watch adults.  
jan lili li sona ala e ike.  :: Children are innocent. 
jan lili li wile e telo kili.  :: Children want fruit juice.
 jan lili pi jan Keli li musi.  :: Keli's child is funny.  
jan lili pi jan Ken en jan Lisa li suwi. :: Ken and Lisa's baby is sweet.
jan lili sina li suwi. :: Your baby is cute.
jan lili :: small, short, thin or young person, child
jan lili, tu wan :: 3 children
jan li lon insa tomo.  :: Somebody's inside the house.
 jan li lukin sama pipi.  :: People look like ants.  
jan li moku. :: Somebody is eating.
jan li moli e waso. :: The person killed the bird.
jan li moli :: murder
 jan li pona.  :: People are good. 
jan Lisa li pona. :: Lisa is cool.
 jan Lisa o, toki!  :: Hello, Lisa.  
jan Lisa o, toki! :: Hello Lisa!
jan Lisa taso li kama. :: Only Lisa came.
jan li seme :: personal traits
jan li suli mute. mani li suli lili.  :: People are more important than money. 
jan li toki kepeken toki pona lon tomo toki.  :: People talk in/using Toki Pona in the chat room.
jan li wile jo e ma. :: People want to own land.
jan, luka tu :: 7 people
jan Mawen o, sina wile ala wile moku? :: Marvin, are you hungry?
jan Mawi li pana e seli tawa ma. :: How Maui brought fire to the world.
jan Mesiko :: Mexican person
jan Mewi li toki tawa mi. :: Mary's talking to me.
jan moli :: dead man
jan Mose o lawa e mi mute, tawa ma pona!  :: Moses, lead us to the good land.
jan mute kin li kama! :: Many, many, many people are coming!
 jan mute li kama.  :: Many people are coming.  
jan mute li kama. :: Many people came.
jan mute lili li kama. :: A small amount (of) people are coming.
 jan mute lili li kama.  :: Some (but not a lot) of people are coming.  
jan nanpa tu tu :: 4th person
jan nasa :: strange, foolish, unconventional or crazy person
jan nasa utala :: fighting fool
jan Nesan li musi. :: Nathan is funny.
jan ni li pona lukin :: That person is pretty.
jan ni li sama mi. :: That person is like me.
jan :: noun: person, people, human, being, somebody, anybody 
jan olin :: loved one
jan olin :: significant other, partner
jan pakala :: an injured person, victim, etc.
jan pali pi ma ali o wan! :: Proletarians of all countries, unite!
jan pali :: worker, employee
jan Pawe o, mi wile ala moli.  :: Forrest, I don't want to die.
jan Pentan li pana e sona tawa mi. :: Brandon teaches to me.
jan :: People
jan :: person, people, inhabitant, member
jan pi ike lukin :: an ugly person
jan pi jan unpa mute :: promiscuous person
jan pi kama sona :: student
jan pi ma ante :: foreigner
jan pi ma sama :: fellow citizen of same country or land
jan pi ma tomo :: a city-dweller
jan pi musi sijelo :: athlete
 jan pi nanpa wan li lon.  :: The first person is here.  
jan pi nasin sewi Kolisu :: a Christian
jan (pi pali) moku :: chef, cook
jan (pi pali) unpa :: sex worker
jan (pi pali) unpa :: sex worker, prostitute 
jan pi pana sona :: teacher
jan pi pona lukin :: an attractive person
jan pi pona pilin :: good psychotherapist
jan pi pona sijelo :: good doctor, healer
jan pi tomo pali :: office worker, etc.
jan pi tomo sama :: housemate, roommate
jan pi wawa ala :: a person with weakness, a weak person
jan poka :: neighbor, someone who is beside you
jan pona :: friend (good person)
jan pona :: good person, friend, positive person
 jan pona mi li lon poka mi.  :: My friend is beside me. 
jan sama :: similar person, counterpart, peer, person in same situation, sibling
jan sama :: sister, brother, sibling 
jan San li seme? :: Who is John?
jan San o, ...  :: John, ...
jan San o tawa tomo sina!  :: John, go to your house!
jan Santa :: Santa Claus
 jan seme li lon? / jan seme li lon ni?  :: Who's there?  
jan seme li meli sina?  :: Who is your girlfriend/wife?
jan seme li moku? :: Who is eating?
 jan seme li olin e sina?  :: Who loves you?  
jan seme li tawa poka sina? :: Who went with you?
 jan seme pi kulupu ni li suli?  :: Which people of this group are important?  
jan Sesi o moku e kili ni! :: Jessie, eat this fruit!.
jan sewi :: saint, God, Flying Spaghetti Monster
 jan sin li kama ala kama?  :: Are more people coming?  
jan sin li kama. :: More people are coming.
jan Sipi Wanta  :: Stevie Wonder 
jan :: somebody, anybody, person                      
jan sona :: knowledgeable person, wise person, educated person, academic, specialist
jan sona li jan nasa.  :: A wise man is a fool. A genius thinks unconventionally. 
jan sona nanpa :: mathematician
jan sona pilin :: psychologist
jan sona sijelo :: doctor, physician
jan suli :: adult
jan suli :: big, tall or fat person, adult
jan Susan anu jan Lisa li moku e suwi?  :: Susan or Lisa ate the cookies?
 jan Susan li nasa.  :: Susan is crazy.  
jan Ta o toki ala tawa mi! :: Todd, don't talk to me!
jan Tepani o, sina ike tawa mi. :: Steffany, I don't like you.
jan toki :: speaker, messenger, person communicating
jan Toni Kena :: Tony Chestnut
jan unpa :: lover, prostitute
jan unpa :: sexual partner
jan utala ali li nasa :: All soldiers are stupid.
jan utala ali li nasa. :: All soldiers are stupid.
jan utala li seli ala seli e tomo?  :: Is the warrior burning the house?
jan utala nasa mute :: many stupid soldiers 
jan utala nasa ni :: this stupid soldier 
jan utala nasa :: stupid soldier 
jan utala pi ma Losi li ike tawa ma ali. :: Soldiers of Russia are bad for the world.
jan utala :: soldier 
jan Wasintan [Washington] li jan lawa pona pi ma Mewika.  :: Washington was a good leader of America.
jan wawa ala :: No strong people. 
jan wawa :: a strong person
 jelo :: adjective: yellowish, yellowy 
jelo :: noun: yellow, light green 
jelo :: yellow
jelo :: yellow, light green
 jo :: adjective: private, personal 
jo ala e selo lon pini palisa :: circumcised, cut
jo e linja mute :: to be hairy
jo e mani mute :: to be rich
jo e pilin pona :: to have positive feelings, be mentally healthy
jo e selo lon pini palisa :: uncircumcised, uncut
jo e sijelo pona :: to be (physically) healthy
jo (e ) :: verb transitive: to have, to contain 
jo ijo mute li ike e jan.  :: A lot of possession corrupts. 
jo :: noun: having, possessions, content 
jo ::  to have, ownership, possession
 kala :: adjective: fish- 
kala :: fish or an animal that live in water       
kala :: fish, seafood
kala kule mute :: The Rainbow Fish
kala lete :: raw fish, sushi
Kalalinuna :: Greenland, Greenlandic
 kalama :: adjective: noisy, loud, rowdy 
kalama ala li lon :: No sound exists.
kalama (e ) :: verb transitive: to sound, to ring, to play (an instrument) 
kalama musi en meli li pona, tawa mi. :: I like music and girls.
kalama musi "Jingle Bells" li pona tawa mi. :: I like the song "Jingle Bells".
kalama musi li pona tawa mi. :: I like music.
kalama musi pi jan Elton-John li nasa. :: Elton John's music is odd.
 kalama musi pi jan Enja li pona.  :: Enya's music is good.  
kalama ni li seme? :: What was that noise?
kalama :: noun: sound, noise, voice 
kalama :: sound, noise; to make noise,  to play an instrument
kalama :: verb intransitive: to make noise 
kala :: noun: fish, marine animal, sea creature 
 kama :: adjective: coming, future 
 kama :: adverb: coming, future 
kama (e ) :: verb transitive: to bring about, to summon 
kama jo e lupa meli :: to get genital reconstruction surgery as a women, i.e. vaginoplasty 
kama jo e palisa mije :: to get genital reconstruction surgery as a man, i.e. metoidioplasty, phalloplasty
kama jo e sinpin lawa meli :: to get facial feminization surgery
kama jo e sinpin mije :: to get male chest reconstruction surgery
kama jo (e ) :: verb transitive: to get 
kama jo :: get
kama moli :: intransitives Verb: dieing 
kama :: noun: event, happening, chance, arrival, beginning 
kama olin :: fall in love with
kama pona! :: Come well! Welcome!
kama sona (e ) :: transitives Verb: to learn, to study 
kama :: to come
kama :: to come, to happen, to cause          
kama :: verb intransitive: to come, to become, to arrive, to happen 
kama  :: verb pre: to become, to mange to 
Kana :: Ghana	
Kanata :: Canada	
Kanse :: France, French	
 kasi :: adjective: vegetable, vegetal, biological, biologic, leafy 
kasi anpa :: grass
kasi (e ) :: verb transitive: to plant, to grow 
kasi :: herb, plant
kasi kule :: flower
 kasi kule li pona lukin.  :: Flowers are pretty.  
kasi kule loje lili  :: The Little Pink Rose
kasi nasa :: intoxicating plant, e.g. marijuana
kasi nasa / kasi sona :: hemp 
kasi :: noun: plant, vegetation, herb, leaf 
kasi pi tenpo pona Kolisu :: Chrismas tree
kasi :: plant
kasi sona :: intoxicating plant used in meditation, e.g. marijuana
kasi suli :: trees, big shrubs
kasi :: verb intransitive: to grow 
kasi wawa :: spice
Katala :: Qatar	
Katelo :: Georgia, Georgian
Katemala :: Guatemala
Kenata :: Grenada
ken :: can, to be able to; possibility 
ken (e ) :: verb transitive: to make possible, to enable, to allow, to permit 
ken la ) :: conditional: maybe 
ken la ilo li pakala. :: Maybe the tool is broken.
ken la jan lili li wile moku e telo.  :: Maybe the baby is thirsty.
ken la jan Lisa li jo e ona. :: Maybe Lisa has it.
 ken la jan Susan li kama.  :: Maybe Susan will come.  
ken la mi ken tawa ma Elopa. :: Maybe I can go to Europe.
ken la ona li lape. :: Maybe he's alseep.
 ken la ona li lon tomo sona.  :: Maybe he's in school.  
ken la tenpo pimeja la ni li pona. :: Maybe in the night it will be ok.  
ken :: noun: possibility, ability, power to do things, permission 
ken :: verb intransitive: can, is able to, is allowed to, may, is possible 
ken  :: verb pre: to can, may 
Kepeka :: Quebec
kepeken ike e ilo nasa :: to abuse drugs 
kepeken kasi nasa :: to smoke pot
kepeken lili e ilo nasa :: to use drugs in moderation
kepeken :: noun: use, usage, tool 
 , kepeken  :: preposition: with 
kepeken :: to use, with, using
kepeken utala :: to use violence
kepeken :: verb intransitive: to use 
kepeken  :: verb pre: to use 
Keposi :: Cyprus
 kili :: adjective: fruity 
 kili :: adverb: fruity 
kili :: fruit, vegetable 
kili :: fruit, vegetable
kili lili kiwen :: nut
kili lili :: small vegetable, fruit, e.g. berry, olive
kili li lon poki. :: The fruit is in the basket.
 kili li moku li pona.  :: Pineapple is a food and is good. 
kili li pona, tawa mi. :: I like fruit.
kili li tawa anpa poka kasi. :: The appel drops not far from the tree.
kili loje :: reddish fruit or vegetable, e.g. tomato
kili ma :: earth vegetable, e.g. potato
kili :: noun: fruit, pulpy vegetable, mushroom 
kili palisa :: long fruit or vegetable, e.g. carrot, banana, cucumber
Kilipasi :: Kiribati
kili pi jan Linta li ike.  :: Linda's fruit is bad.
kili pi jan Susan :: Susan's fruit
kili suwi :: (sweet) fruit
kili :: vegetable, fruit
 kin :: adjective: indeed, still, too  kin can be the very last word in an adjective group. 
 kin :: adverb: actually, indeed, in fact, really, objectively,  kin can be the very last word in an adverb group.
kin :: indeed, still, too    
kin la  :: conditional: moreover, in addition, likewise 
Kinla :: Wales, Welsh
kipisi (e ) :: verb transitive: to cut 
kipisi  :: noun: section, fragment, slice 
kipisi ::  to cut
 kiwen :: adjective: hard, solid, stone-like, made of stone or metal 
 kiwen :: adverb: hard, solid, stone-like, made of stone or metal 
kiwen (e ) :: verb transitive: to solidify, to harden, to petrify, to fossilize 
kiwen :: noun: hard thing, rock, stone, metal, mineral, clay 
kiwen :: stone, rock, hard like a rock
ko (e ) :: verb transitive: to squash, to pulverize 
ko jaki :: feces
ko jaki lon nena sinpin :: boogers
ko jaki :: shit, feces, pooh
ko lete li kama :: it's snowing
 kon :: adjective: air-like, ethereal, gaseous 
 kon :: adverb: air-like, ethereal, gaseous 
kon :: air, atmosphere, spirit, wind
kon en sewi :: weather
Konko (pi ma tomo Kinsasa) :: Congo, Dem. Rep.
Konko (pi ma tomo Pasawi) :: Congo, P. Rep.
kon :: noun: air, wind, smell, soul 
ko :: noun: semi-solid or squishy substance; clay, dough, glue, paste, powder, gum 
kon sewi li jo e walo :: it's cloudy
kon telo walo :: snow, fog
kon :: verb intransitive:: to breathe 
kon :: verb transitive: to blow away something, to puff away something 
Kosalika :: Costa Rica
ko :: semi-solid substance (glue, powder, etc.), to squash
Kosiwa :: CŰte d'Ivoire
ko (walo) wawa :: cocaine
 kule :: adjective: colourful, pigmented, painted 
kule :: color, to paint, to color                
kule :: colour
kule (e ) :: verb transitive: to paint, to color 
 kule laso loje li pona, tawa mi.  :: I like the color purple.  
 kule loje laso li pona, tawa mi. /  :: I like the color purple.  
kule lon palisa luka :: nail polish
kule :: noun: color, colour, paint, ink, dye, hue 
 kule seme li pona, tawa sina?  :: Which color do you like?  
 kulupu :: adjective: communal, shared, public, of the society 
kulupu :: group, community, society
kulupu mama :: family
kulupu :: noun: group, community, society, company, people 
kulupu pi kalama musi pi ma Inli li pona. ::  The English rock band is good. 
kulupu pi ma Inli pi kalama musi li pona. ::  The English rock band is good. 
kulupu pi tenpo mun :: Month
kulupu pi tenpo suno luka tu :: days of the week
kulupu pi toki pona :: the Toki Pona community
kulupu  :: verb transitive: to assemble, to call together, to convene 
Kupa :: Cuba
Kusala :: Gujarat, Gujarati
 kute :: adjective: auditory, hearing 
kute (e ) :: verb transitive: to hear, to listen, 
kute :: noun: hearing, ear 
kute :: to hear
Kuwasi :: Kuweit
Lanka :: Sri Lanka
 lape :: adjective: sleeping, of sleep, dormant 
 lape :: adverb: asleep 
lape li pona.  :: Sleep and rest are good. 
lape :: noun: sleep, rest 
lape pona! :: Sleep well! Have a good night!
lape :: to sleep; sleep
lape :: verb intransitive: to sleep, to rest 
lape  :: verb transitive: to knock out 
la :: separates adverb of context from sentence
 la  :: separator: A "la" is between the context phrase and the main sentence.  Don't use "la" before or after  the other separators "e", "li", "pi", ".", "!", "?", ":", ",".  
 laso :: adjective: bluish, bluey 
laso :: blue
laso :: blue, blue-green
laso jelo :: green (yellowish blue)
laso jelo / jelo laso :: yellowish blue (green)
laso loje / loje laso :: reddish blue (purple
laso loje :: purple (reddish blue)
laso :: noun: blue, blue-green 
laso pimeja :: dark blue
 lawa :: adjective: main, leading, in charge 
 lawa :: adverb: main, leading, in charge 
lawa e pilin :: to master one's feelings, be composed 
lawa (e ) :: verb transitive: to lead, to control, to rule, to steer 
lawa :: head
lawa :: main, leading, head; to lead          
lawa :: noun: head, mind 
 len :: adjective: dressed, clothed, costumed, dressed up 
len :: clothes, article of clothing, cloth, fabric
len ::  clothing, clothe
len (e ) :: verb transitive: to wear, to be dressed, to dress 
len jan :: somebody's clothes
len lawa :: hat, hood, bonnet, headdress
len luka :: gloves, mittens
len ni li kule seme? :: What colour is this article of clothing?
len noka :: shoe, pants
len :: noun: clothing, cloth, fabric, network, internet 
len pi jan Lisa :: Lisa's clothes
len pi jan Susan li jaki.  :: Susan's clothes are dirty.
len pi loje en laso :: shirt of red and blue
Lesi :: Brittany, Breton
 lete :: adjective: cold, cool, uncooked, raw, perishing 
 lete :: adverb: bleakly 
lete :: cold; to freeze
lete (e ) :: verb transitive: to cool down, to chill 
lete lili li lon. :: It's cool.
lete lili li lon kin. :: Here is it little cold too.
lete li lon :: it's cold
lete li lon. :: It's cold.
lete mute li lon. :: It's very cold.
lete :: noun: cold, chill, bleakness 
 lili :: adjective: small, little, young, a bit, short, few, less 
 lili :: adverb: small, little, young, a bit, short, few, less 
lili (e ) :: verb transitive: to reduce, to shorten, to shrink, to lessen 
lili ::  little
lili :: noun: smallness, youth, immaturity 
lili :: small, short, thin, young
 linja :: adjective: elongated, oblong, long 
linja (lawa) :: hair
linja lawa :: hair (of head)
linja lili oko :: eyebrows, eyelashes
linja :: line, hair
 linja mi li telo.  :: My hair is wet.  
linja :: noun: long and flexible thing; string, rope, hair, thread, cord, chain, line, yarn 
linja sinpin :: beard, facial hair
linja uta :: moustache
Lipija :: Libya
 lipu :: adjective: book-, paper-, card-, ticket-, sheet-, page,- 
 lipu ni li lete pilin.  :: This paper feels cold.  
lipu :: noun: paper, book, card, ticket, sheet, (web-)page, list ; flat and bendable thing 
lipu :: paper, sheet, page, ticket, etc.
lipu toki :: paper with written information, document, text, book
Lisensan :: Liechtenstein
li :: separates a 3rd person subject  from its verb
 li  :: separator: A "li" is between any subject except "mi" and "sina" and its verb.  Don't use "li" before or after  the other separators "e", "la", "o", "pi", ".", "!", "?", ":", ",". 
 loje :: adjective: reddish, ruddy, pink, pinkish, gingery 
loje jelo :: orange (yellowish red)
loje laso (pimeja) :: (dark) blueish red, purple
loje :: noun: red 
loje :: red
loje walo :: light red, pink
loje walo :: pink (whitish red)
Lomani :: Romania, Romanian
 lon :: adjective: true, existing, correct, real, genuine 
 lon ala  :: no 
lon :: noun: existence, being, presence 
 , lon  :: preposition: be (located) in/at/on 
lon tenpo pi pali ala :: to be taking a sabbatical, break from work
lon :: to be in/at/on, to exist; in, at, on
lon  :: truth
lon :: verb intransitive: to be there, to be present, to be real/true, to exist 
 lon  :: yes 
Losi :: Russia, Russian
Lowasi :: Croatia, Croatian
Lowenki :: Slovakia, Slovak
Lowensina :: Slovenia, Slovenian
luka :: 5
 luka :: adjective numeral: 5 
 luka :: adjective: tangible, palpable 
luka :: arm, hand
luka :: five
luka :: hand, arm
luka luka :: 5 + 5 = 10
luka luka luka :: 5 + 5 + 5 = 15
luka luka tu :: 5 + 5 + 2 = 12
luka luka tu tu :: 5 + 5 + 2 + 2 = 14
luka luka tu wan :: 5 + 5 + 2 + 1 = 13
luka luka wan :: 5 + 5 + 1 = 11
luka mi li jaki. mi wile telo e ona.  :: My hands are dirty. I want to wash them.
luka :: noun: arm, hand, tacticle organ 
luka tu :: 5 + 2 = 7
luka tu tu :: 5 + 2 + 2 = 9
luka tu wan :: 5 + 2 + 1 = 8
luka wan :: 5 + 1 = 6
 lukin :: adjective: visual(ly) 
 lukin :: adverb: visual(ly) 
lukin :: aware, attentive
lukin e toki :: read
lukin (e ) :: verb transitive: to see, to look at, to watch, to read 
lukin jo e pali :: to be looking for a job
lukin :: noun: view, look, glance, sight, gaze, glimpse, seeing, vision 
lukin ::  to see, to look at, vision, sight
lukin :: verb intransitive: to look, to watch out, to pay attention 
lukin  :: verb pre: to seek to, try to, look for 
Lunpan :: Lebanon
lupa (e ) :: verb transitive: to pierce, to stab, to perforate 
lupa :: hole, orifice
lupa :: hole, orifice, door, window               
lupa jaki :: anus
lupa kute :: ear
lupa meli li mama ale.  :: A woman's womb is the mother of all things. 
lupa meli :: vagina
lupa (meli) :: vagina, pussy
lupa monsi :: anus
lupa nena :: nostrils
 lupa ni li suli.  :: That hole is big.  
lupa :: noun: hole, orifice, door, window 
lupa pi telo jelo :: urethra
lupa (tomo) :: window, door
Lusepu :: Luxemburg
Luwanta :: Rwanda
 ma :: adjective: countrified, outdoor, alfresco, open-air 
ma ali li pona. :: All nations are good.
ma Amelika lete :: North America
ma Amelika seli :: South America
ma Amelika :: the Americas
ma Antasika :: Antarctica
ma Apika :: Africa
ma Asija :: Asia
ma :: Ecology
ma Elopa :: Europe
ma Elopa li weka, tan ma Mewika. :: Europe is away from the USA.
ma Inli li pona. :: England is good.
ma Italija li pona lukin. :: Italy is beautiful.
ma Kanata li pona. :: Canada is good.
ma kasi :: forest, jungle
Maketonija :: Macedonia
Malakasi :: Madagascar, Malagasy
ma ::  land, country, region, outside area 
Malasija :: Malaysia, Malay
Malawi :: Malawi
 ma li lon anpa mi.  :: The land is beneath me. 
Mali :: Mali
Malipe :: Morocco
ma li pona lukin. :: The countryside is good to look at.
ma lon telo :: Island
 mama :: adjective: of the parent, parental, maternal, fatherly, motherly, mumsy 
mama :: a parent in general (mother or father)
mama (e ) :: verb transitive: to mother sb., to wet-nurse, mothering 
mama mama :: grandparent
mama meli :: mother
mama meli :: mother
 mama meli o awen!  :: Mama, wait.  
mama mije :: father
mama mije :: father
mama mi li moli la mi pilin ike. :: My parents die, I feel bad.
mama :: mother, father, parent
mama :: noun: parent, mother, father 
mama ona li kepeken kasi nasa.  :: His mother used pot.
mama :: parent
ma Mewika li weka ala, tan ma Kupa. :: The USA is not away from Cuba.
ma mi li pimeja. :: My land is dark.
 mani :: adjective: financial, financially, monetary, pecuniary 
 mani :: adverb: financially 
mani :: money, currency
mani :: noun: money, material wealth, currency, dollar, capital 
 mani pi ma ante li pona, tawa mi.  :: I like currency of other nations.  
ma :: noun: land, earth, country, (outdoor) area 
ma pi jan Keli :: Keli's country
ma seme li pona, tawa sina? :: Which countries do you like?
Masija :: Hungary, Hungarian
ma sina :: your country
Masu :: Egypt
ma telo :: mud, swamp
ma tomo Akajela :: Cairo (Egypt)
ma tomo Alana :: Atlanta (USA)
ma tomo Alawa :: Ottawa (Canada)
ma tomo Alenta :: Atlanta
ma tomo Alipasi :: Halifax (Canada)
ma tomo Anpu :: Hamburg (Germany)
ma tomo Ansetan :: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
ma tomo Asina :: Athens (Greece)
ma tomo :: city, town
ma tomo Ele :: Los Angeles (USA)
ma tomo Esupo :: Espoo (Finland)
ma tomo Iwesun :: Hilversum (Netherlands) 
ma tomo Kakawi :: Calgary (Canada)
ma tomo Kenpisi :: Cambridge (USA, GB)
ma tomo Kunte :: Bangkok (Thailand)
ma tomo Lantan li suli. :: London is big.
ma tomo Lanten :: London (England) 
ma tomo lawa :: capital
ma tomo Lesinki :: Helsinki (Finland)
ma tomo Loma :: Rome
ma tomo Loma :: Rome (Italy)
ma tomo Manten :: Moncton (Canada)
ma tomo Mesiko :: Mexico City (Mexico)
ma tomo Milano :: Milan (Italy)
ma tomo Minsen :: Munich (Germany)
ma tomo Monkela :: Montreal (Canada)
ma tomo Napoli :: Naples (Italy)
ma tomo Nujoka :: New York City (USA)
ma tomo Osaka :: Osaka (Japan) 
ma tomo Paki :: Paris (France)
ma tomo Pasen :: Boston (USA)
ma tomo Pelin :: Berlin
ma tomo Pelin :: Berlin (Germany)
ma tomo Peminan :: Birmingham (England) 
ma tomo Pesin :: Beijing, Peking (China)
ma tomo Pilense :: Florence (Italy)
ma tomo Polan :: Portland (USA)
ma tomo Putapesi :: Budapest (Hungary)
ma tomo Sakata :: Jakarta (Indonesia)
ma tomo Sanpansiko :: San Francisco (USA)
ma tomo Sawi :: Sackville (Canada)
ma tomo Sene :: Geneva (Switzerland)
ma tomo Sensan :: St. John's (Canada)
ma tomo Sesija :: Shediac (Canada)
ma tomo Sije :: Dieppe (Canada)
ma tomo Solu :: Seoul (South Korea)
ma tomo Tanpele :: Tampere (Finland)
ma tomo Telawi :: Tel Aviv (Israel)
ma tomo Tokijo :: Tokyo (Japan) 
ma tomo Towano :: Toronto (Canada)
ma tomo :: town
ma tomo Tuku :: Turku (Finland)
ma tomo Wankuwa :: Vancouver (Canada)
ma tomo Wenesija :: Venice (Italy)
 meli :: adjective: female, feminine, womanly 
meli en mije :: Gender
meli (insa) :: person who identifies as female, e.g. male-to-female transsexual person
meli Italija :: Italian woman
meli lili :: daughter
meli li lon sewi mije :: woman on top
meli li nasa e mije. :: Women will drive men crazy. 
meli mije :: masculine girl, butch, tomboy
meli mi nanpa wan li nasa. :: My first girlfriend was crazy.
meli :: noun: woman, female, girl, wife, girlfriend 
meli (olin) :: wife, girlfriend
meli pi pana moku :: waitress
meli sama :: sister 
meli unpa :: female sexual partner
meli :: woman, wife, girlfriend, female
Mesiko :: Mexico
Mewika :: USA, American
mi anpa e jan utala. :: I defeated the warrior.
mi en meli mi li wan. :: My girlfriend and I got married.
mi en sina li jan pona. :: You and I are friends.
mi ::  I, we, me, our 
Mijama :: Myanmar	
mi jan li suli. :: I am somebody and am important.
mi jan Pepe. :: I am Pepe.
 mi jan pi toki pona.  :: I am a Toki Ponan.  
 mije :: adjective: male, masculine, manly 
mije Epanja :: Spanish man
mije (insa) :: person who identifies as male, e.g. female-to-male transsexual person
mije lili :: son
mije li lon sewi meli :: missionary position
mije :: man, husband, boyfriend, male
mije meli :: feminine guy
mije :: noun: man, male, husband, boyfriend 
mije (olin) :: husband, boyfriend
mije sama :: brother
mije unpa :: male sexual partner
 mi jo e ilo.  :: I have a tool. 
mi jo e kili.  ::  I have a fruit.
mi jo e tomo tawa sina. mi pana e ni tawa sina. :: I have your car. I give it to you.
 mi jo e tomo tawa tu.  :: I own two cars.  
mi kalama kepeken ilo. :: I make noise using an instrument.
mi kama e pakala. :: I caused an accident.
mi kama jo e telo. :: I got the water.
 mi kama, tan ma Elopa.  :: I come from Europe. 
mi kama tan ma Mewika. :: I come from America.
mi kama tan ma tomo Pelin. :: I'm from Berlin.
mi ken ala ken pilin e monsi sina? :: may I touch your butt?
 mi ken ala kute e toki sina.  :: I can't hear your talking.  
 mi ken ala lape.  :: I can't sleep.  
mi kepeken ilo. :: I'm using tools.
mi kepeken poki li kepeken ilo moku.  :: I'm using a bowl and a spoon.
mi kepeken poki ni. :: I'm using that cup.
mi kule e lipu :: I'm coloring the paper.
mi kute e kalama musi. :: I'm listening to music.
mi kute e toki sina. :: I hear your talking. 
mi lape ala. :: I'm not sleeping. 
mi lape la ali li pona. :: When I'm asleep, everything is good.
mi lape. mi sona. :: I sleep. I know.
mi lawa pona e jan. :: I lead people well.
mile moku e telo :: to be thirsty
 mi li jan Ken.  :: My name is Ken.  
mi lon e sina. :: I made you aware of reality.   I forced you to be to present and alert.
mi lon ma kasi.  :: I'm in the forest.
mi lon, tan seme?  :: Why am I here? 
mi lon tomo. :: I'm in the house.
 mi lon. ::  Yes, i do.
 mi lukin ala e poki laso.  :: I don't see the blue bag.  
 mi lukin e ma lon poka pi jan pona mi.  :: I look at the land with my friend.  
mi lukin e ma. ni li pona, tawa mi. :: I'm watching the countryside. This is good to me.
 mi lukin e ma poka jan pona mi.  :: I look at the land with my friend.  
mi lukin e mije anu meli.  ::  I see a man or a women. 
mi lukin e ni. :: I am looking at that.
mi lukin e soweli luka.  :: I saw five mammals.
 mi lukin e waso tu wan.  :: I saw three birds.  
mi lukin, kepeken ilo suno. :: I look using a flashlight. 
mi lukin sewi e tomo suli.  :: I am looking up at the big building.
mi lukin taso e meli ni! ali li pona. :: I only looked at that girl! Everything's okay.
(mi meli.) mi olin e meli. :: I am a lesbian
(mi mije.) mi olin e mije. :: I am gay (male)
mi moku e kili e telo. :: I eat/drink fruit and water.
mi moku e kili. :: I eat fruit.
mi moku. :: I eat. 
mi moku. :: I eat.
 mi moku.  :: I'm eating. 
mi moku, kepeken ilo moku. :: I eat using a fork/spoon/  any type of eating utensil.
mi moku lili e kili lili.  :: I nibble (eat a little) the small fruit.
mi moku li pakala. :: I eat and destroy.
mi moku lon poka sina. ::  I'm eating beside [or with] you.
mi moku, lon tomo. :: I eat in the house.
mi moku mute. sina moku lili. :: I eat more than you.
mi moku poka jan pona mi. :: I ate beside my friend.
mi moku, tan ni: mi wile moku. ::  I eat because I'm hungry.
mi musi ala. :: I'm not having fun. / I'm bored.
mi musi taso. :: I'm just joking.
mi mute li lukin lili e ona. :: We barely saw it.
 mi mute li moku e telo nasa mute.  :: We drank a lot of vodka.  
 mi mute li pana e moku, tawa ona mute.  :: We gave them food.  
 mi mute o moku e kala!  :: Let's eat fish.  
mi mute o musi! :: Let's have fun.
mi mute o tawa! :: Let's go.
mi mute :: we, us
mi nanpa e mani mi, lon esun suli. :: I count my money at a supermarket.
mi olin e sina :: I love you
mi olin e sina. :: I love you.
mi olin kin e sina.  :: I still love you. / I love you too.
mi pali mute la mi pilin ike. :: When I work a lot, I feel bad.
mi pali taso. :: I just work. (All I ever do is work.) 
mi pana e ko jaki. :: I crapped.
mi pana e sona pi toki pona tawa ona. :: I teach her in toki pona.
mi pana e telo jelo. :: I peed.
mi pilin e ni: ona li jo ala e mani.  :: I think that he doesn't have money.
mi pilin e ni: sina ike. :: I think this: You're bad. 
mi pilin e seli sijelo sina.  :: I feel your bodily warmth.
mi pilin ijo. :: I'm thinking (about) something.
mi pilin ike. :: I feel bad. / I feel sad.
mi pilin lete.  :: I'm cold.
mi pilin pi meli ni. :: I'm thinking about that woman.
mi pilin pona. :: I feel good. / I feel happy.
mi pini e lape sina. :: I ended your sleep.  I woke you up.
 mi pona ala pona, tawa sina?  :: Do you like me?  
mi pona e ale mi la mi pona e mi.  :: When I improve all areas of my life, I am making myself good. 
mi pona e ijo. :: I'm fixing something.
 mi pona e ilo suno, kepeken ilo lili.  :: I fixed the flashlight using a small tool.  
mi pona e tomo, tawa jan pakala. :: I fixed the house for the disabled man.
 mi pona tan ni: mi lon.  :: I'm okay because I'm alive. 
mi pona. taso meli mi li pakala. :: I'm okay. But my girlfriend is injured.
mi :: pronoun: I, we, my, our 
mi seme e jan telo nasa? :: What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?
mi sona ala e nimi pi ona mute.  :: I don't know their names.
mi sona e ni taso. :: I know only that. (That's all I know.)
mi sona e tan. :: I know the reason. / I know why.
mi suli. :: I'm important. / I'm fat.
mi suli mute. sina suli lili. :: I'm bigger than you.
 mi taso li lon.  :: I'm alone.  
 mi tawa!   :: Bye!  
mi tawa e kiwen. :: I'm moving the rock.
mi tawa :: I'm going. Bye!
 mi tawa (said by person leaving); tawa pona (said by person staying)  :: good-bye 
 mi tawa supa lape.  :: I'm going to bed.  
mi tawa tomo mi. :: I'm going to my house.
mi tawa tomo toki. ona li pona, tawa mi.  :: I go the chat room. It is good for me.
mi telo e mi, lon tomo telo. :: I bathe myself in the restroom.
mi toki, tawa sina. :: I talk to you.
mi utala ike. :: I fight badly.
mi wawa ala. :: I'm not strong. / I'm weak.
mi weka e ijo tu ni.  :: I got rid of those two things.
mi weka e ike jan la mi weka e ike mi. :: When I forgive somebody's wrongdoings, I cleanse myself of negativity. 
mi weka.  :: I was away.
mi weka. :: I was away.
mi wile ala e ijo. mi lukin taso.  :: I don't want anything. I'm just looking.
mi wile ala pali. :: I'm lazy.
mi wile ala pali. :: I'm lazy.
mi wile ala tawa musi. :: I don't want to dance.
 mi wile ala toki, tawa sina.  :: I don't want to talk to you.  
 mi wile e ilo moku.  :: I need a fork.  
mi wile e moku e telo. :: I want food and water.
mi wile e ni: mi lon tomo. :: I want this: I'm at home.
 mi wile e sitelen ma.  :: I want the map.  
 mi wile e soweli lili.  :: I want a puppy.  
mi wile e suwi! :: I want a cookie!
mi wile e suwi sin! :: I want another/more cookie(s)!
mi wile kama sona e toki Inli.  :: I want to learn English.
 mi wile kin tawa tomo mi.  :: I still want to go to my house.  
mi wile lon tomo. :: I want to be at home. / I want in a house.
mi wile lukin e ma ante.  :: I want to see other countries.
mi wile lukin e ma e suno. :: I want to see the land and the sun.
mi wile lukin e ma. :: I want to see the countryside.
mi wile lukin e tomo mi. taso mi lon ma ante. :: I want to see my house. But I'm in a different country. 
mi wile moku e kili loje.  :: I want to eat a red fruit.
mi wile moku e waso. :: I want to eat chicken.
mi wile moku. taso mi jo ala e moku. :: I want to eat. But I don't have food. 
mi wile pakala e sina. :: I must destroy you.
mi wile pali kepeken nimi "lon". :: I need more exercises with "lon".
 mi wile pana e ko jaki.  :: I need to crap.  
 mi wile pana e telo jelo.  :: I need to pee.  
mi wile sin e telo pi lape ala. :: I need more coffee.
 mi wile tawa ma Oselija.   :: I want to go to Australia. 
mi wile tawa ma Tosi. :: I want to go to Germany.
 mi wile tawa. taso mi ken ala.  :: I want to go, but I can't.  
 mi wile tawa tomo ona, kepeken tomo tawa mi.  :: I want to go to his house using my car.  
mi wile tawa weka. :: I want to leave.
mi wile toki meli.  :: I want to talk about girls.
mi wile unpa e ona. :: I want to have sex with him/her. 
mi wile unpa e sina :: I want to have sex with you
 moku :: adjective: eating 
 moku :: adverb: eating 
moku e telo nasa :: to drink alcohol
moku e telo :: to drink
moku (e ) :: verb transitive: to eat, to drink, to swallow, to ingest, to consume 
moku ::  food, eat, drink
moku :: food, meal, to eat, to drink
moku lili :: pill
moku lili pi pilin pona mute :: strong euphoric drug taken orally, e.g. MDMA
moku lili :: snack, small ingestible item
moku li lon insa mi.   ::  Food is inside me.
 moku li pona, tawa ona.  :: He loves to eat.  
moku :: noun: food, meal 
moku pona! :: Good food! Enjoy your meal!
moku suwi :: sweets, candy, chololate, etc.
moku telo :: liquid food, e.g. soup
moku walo :: whiteish food, e.g. rice
 moli :: adjective: dead, dying, fatal, deadly, lethal, mortal, deathly, killing 
 moli :: adverb: mortally 
moli :: death; to die, to kill
moli (e ) :: verb transitive: to kill 
moli :: noun: death, decease 
moli :: verb intransitive: to die, to be dead 
 monsi :: adjective: back, rear 
monsi :: a person's back 
monsi :: back, behind, butt
monsi :: back, butt
monsi :: butt, ass
monsi :: noun: back, rear end, butt, behind 
monsi :: rear, back, behind
 monsuta :: adjective: fearful, afraid 
monsuta :: monster, monstrosity, fearful thing, fright, mythical creatures, fear
monsuta :: noun: monster, monstrosity, fearful thing, fright, mythical creatures, fear 
monsuta waso pi pan linja li pali ali. ::  The Flying Spaghetti Monster has created the world.
Motowa :: Moldova	
 mu :: adjective: animal nois- 
 mu :: adverb: animal nois- 
mu (e ) :: verb transitive: to make animal nois 
mu! :: interjection: woof! meow! moo! etc. (cute animal noise) 
Mulitanija :: Mauritania
 mu!  :: Meow.  
mu! :: Meow! Woof! Grrr! Moo! (sounds made by animals)
mu!  :: meow, woof, moo, etc.
 mun :: adjective: lunar 
mun li pimeja (ale) :: it's new moon
mun li pimeja e suno :: solar eclipse
mun li sike (ale) :: it's full moon
mun :: moon, lunar 
mun :: noun: moon, lunar, night sky object, star 
mu :: noun: animal noise 
 musi :: adjective: artful, fun, recreational 
 musi :: adverb: cheerfully 
musi (e ) :: verb transitive: to amuse, to entertain 
musi :: noun: fun, playing, game, recreation, art, entertainment 
musi pona! :: Good fun! Have fun!
musi :: to have fun, to amuse; game, fun
musi :: verb intransitive: to play, to have fun 
 mute :: adjective: many, very, much, several, a lot, abundant, numerous, more 
 mute :: adjective numeral: 20 (official Toki Pona book) 
 mute :: adverb: many, very, much, several, a lot, abundant, numerous, more 
mute (e ) :: verb transitive: to make many or much 
mute ::  many, a lot
mute :: many, several, very, 20 (Is rarely used.)
mute :: noun: amount, quantity 
 mute seme?  :: how much? 
mute wan :: 20 + 1 = 21 (Is rarely used.)
mu :: woof, meow, moo, any animal sound
 namako :: adjective: spicy, piquant 
namako (e ) :: verb transitive: to spice, to flavor, to decorate 
namako :: noun: spice, something extra, food additive, accessory 
namako  :: 	spice, something extra, food additive, accessory
Namipija :: Namibia
nanpa  :: adjective numeral: To build ordinal numbers. 
nanpa (e ) :: verb transitive: to count, to reckon,  to number 
nanpa :: noun: number, numeral 
nanpa :: number, numeral, to count, to reckon    
nanpa pi ilo toki :: phone number
nanpa pi ma tomo :: zip code
 nasa :: adjective: silly, crazy, foolish, drunk, strange, stupid, weird 
 nasa :: adverb: silly, crazy, foolish, drunk, strange, stupid, weird 
nasa :: crazy, foolish
nasa ::  crazy, stupid, silly, weird, drunk, strange
nasa (e ) :: verb transitive: to drive crazy, to make weird 
nasa lukin :: funny-looking
nasa :: noun: stupidity, foolishness, silliness, nonsense, idiocy, obtuseness, muddler 
Naselija :: Nigeria
 nasin :: adjective: systematic, habitual, customary, doctrinal 
nasin ale :: The Way of Life
nasin ante li pona tawa jan ante. :: Different ways are good for different people. 
nasin li jo e telo kiwen :: the roads are icy
nasin mani li ike.  :: Capitalism is negative. 
nasin :: noun: way, manner, custom, road, path, doctrine, system, method 
nasin pi toki pona :: the ideology behind Toki Pona
nasin pona Juju :: Unitarian Universalism 
nasin pona Lasapali :: Rastafarianism
nasin pona Latapali :: Rastafarianism
nasin pona li mute. :: The good ways are many. There are many right ways of doing things.
nasin pona :: Taoism
nasin pona :: Taoism, simple or good path
nasin :: road, way, doctrine, method
nasin sewi Jawatu :: Judaism
nasin sewi Kolisu :: Christianity
nasin sewi ma :: earth religion, e.g. Native American beliefs
nasin sewi Patapali :: Pastafari
nasin sewi Puta :: Buddhism
nasin sewi :: religion
nasin sewi :: religions
nasin sewi :: religion, spiritual path
nasin sewi Silami :: Islam
nasin tawa pi jan Nuton :: Newton's Laws
 nena :: adjective: hilly, undulating, mountainous, hunchbacked, humpbacked, bumpy 
nena :: bump, hill, extrusion
nena kon :: nose 
nena kute :: ear
nena (lawa) :: nose
nena lili pi nena mama :: nipples
nena lili (unpa) meli :: clitoris
nena mama, nena meli  :: breasts
nena meli :: breasts
nena :: noun: bump, hill, extrusion, button, mountain, nose, protuberance 
nena sike meli :: female breasts
nena suli li pana e ko seli :: a volcano is erupting
Netelan :: Netherlands, Dutch
Nijon :: Japan, Japanese
ni li ike, tawa mi :: That is bad to me. / I don't like that.
ni li jan lili ona nanpa tu. :: This is her second child.
ni li jan seme?  :: Who is that?
ni li kule seme? :: What color is that?
ni li lete pilin mute. :: This is very cold.
ni li mute mute tu.  :: The answer is 42.
ni li pona, tawa mi. :: That is good to me. / I like that.
ni li seli pilin lili. :: This feels warm.
 ni li suwi ala suwi?  :: Is that sweet?  
 ni li tawa jan pona mi.  :: This is for my friend.  
ni li tomo. mi pana e ni tawa sina. :: This is a house. I give it to you.
nimi (e  ) :: verb transitive: to name 
nimi kepeken @ :: email ??
nimi "lon" li pona ala tawa mi. :: "lon" is not easy for me.
nimi :: name, word
nimi :: noun: word, name 
nimi pi mi mute :: our names
ni :: pronoun: this, that 
Nise :: Niger
 ni  :: that one 
ni ::  this, that 
 noka :: adjective: foot-, lower, bottom  
  noka  :: adverb: on foot  
noka :: foot, leg
noka :: leg, foot
noka :: noun: leg, foot; organ of locomotion; bottom, lower part 
Nosiki :: Norway, Norwegian BokmŚl
Nusilan :: New Zealand
o awen! :: Wait!
 o,  :: interjection: adressing people 
o! :: interjection: hey! (calling somebody's attention) 
o jo e sijelo pona :: to your health
o kalama ala! :: Don't make noise!
 oko :: adjective: optical, eye- 
oko :: eye
oko mi li lukin pona :: my eyes see well
oko :: noun: eye 
oko sina li pona lukin :: you have beautiful eyes
 olin :: adjective: love 
olin e jan mute :: to be polyamorous
olin e meli e mije :: to love women and men
olin e meli :: to love women
olin e mije :: to love men
olin (e ) :: verb transitive: to love (a person) 
olin :: noun: love 
olin suli li awen. :: Old love never rusts.
olin :: to love affectionately, as of a person
olin :: to love (a person)
o lukin e ni! :: Watch this!
 o lukin e pipi loje ni!   :: Look at that red bug.  
o moli e pipi, kepeken palisa.  :: Kill the roach with the stick.
ona anu jan ante li ike? :: Is he bad, or is it the  other person who's bad?
ona ::  he, she, it 
(ona) li ike :: (she/he/it) is bad, I don't like (her/him/it)
 ona li jan pona pi kalama musi.  :: He is a good musician.  
ona li jo e seme? :: What does he have?
ona li kama, tawa ma mi. :: He's coming to my country.
ona li kama tawa tomo mi. :: He came to my house.
ona li kule e tomo tawa.  :: He's painting the car.
ona li lawa e jan, tawa ma pona. :: He led people to the good land.
ona li lon ala lon tomo? :: Is he in the house?
ona li lon sewi mi.    ::  He is in my above, i.e. he is above me.
ona li lukin e pipi. :: He's watching the bug.
ona li lukin sama pipi. :: He looks like a bug.
ona li mama ala mama? :: Does she mother (somebody)? Does she wet-nurse (somebody)? 
ona li mama anu seme? :: Is she a parent?
 ona li moku e kili.  :: She's eating fruit. 
 ona li pali e ni, kepeken nasin seme?  :: How did she make that?  
ona li pona e ilo. :: She's fixing the machine.
(ona) li pona :: (he/she/it) is good, I like (him/her/it)
ona li pona li lili. :: It is good and is small.
(ona) li seme? :: what is (she/he) like?
ona li tawa ala tawa ma ike? :: Did he go to the evil land?
 ona li tawa ala telo.  :: He didn't go to the lake.  
ona li tawa e len mi. :: She moved my clothes.
ona li tawa sewi kiwen. :: She's going up the rock.
ona li wile ala kute e ni. :: He shouldn't hear this. 
ona li wile jo e ilo. :: He would like to have a tool.
ona li wile mute e ni. :: He wants that a lot.
 ona li wile pakala e pipi.  :: He wants to squish the spider. 
ona mute li nasa e jan suli.  :: They drove the adults crazy.
ona mute li tawa utala :: They're going to the war.
 ona mute li  utala toki.  :: They are arguing.  
ona mute :: they, them
ona :: pronoun: she, he, it, they 
Ontula :: Honduras
o olin e jan poka.  :: Love thy neighbour. 
 o open e lupa!  :: Open the door.  
o pali! :: Work!
o pana e namako, tawa mi. ::   Give me some spice.
o pana e pona tawa ma.  :: Love the earth. Take care of our planet.  
o pana e sike, tawa mi.  :: Give the ball to me.
o pana e sitelen ma, tawa mi. :: Give me the map.
 o pana e suwi, tawa mi!  :: Give me a lollipop!  
 open :: adjective: initial, starting, opening 
open (e ) :: verb transitive: to open, to start, to begin, to turn on 
open la  :: conditional: firstly, in the beginning  
open :: noun: start, beginning, opening 
open :: to open, to begin, to turn on
open   :: verb pre: to begin, to start 
o pilin e nena.  :: Touch the button.
 o pilin e uta mi, kepeken uta sina!  :: Kiss me.  
Osalasi :: Austria
Oselija :: Australia
 o  ! :: separator: An "o" is used for imperative (commands): "o" replace "li".  Don't use "o" before or after the other separators "e", "li", "pi".       
o sona ala. o pali.  :: Stop thinking. Do stuff. 
o sona e sina!  :: Know thyself! 
o  ! :: subject: An "o" is used for imperative (commands). "o" replace the subject.  
 o tawa!  :: Go!  
o tawa ma tomo poka jan pona sina! :: Go to the city with your friend!
o tawa musi poka mi!  :: Dance with me!
 ... o tawa tomo sina! :: ... go to your house!
o tu.  :: Break up. Split apart.
o tu e palisa ni. :: Split this stick. 
o :: used for vocative and imperative
 o wan!  :: Unite!  
o weka e jan lili, tan ni. :: Remove the kid from here 
o weka e len sina. :: Remove your clothes.
 pakala :: adjective: destroyed, ruined, demolished, shattered, wrecked 
 pakala :: adverb: destroyed, ruined, demolished, shattered, wrecked 
pakala (e ) :: verb transitive: to screw up, to ruin, to break, to hurt, to injure, to damage 
 pakala!  :: F-ck! 
pakala! :: F-ck! D-mn!
pakala! :: interjection: damn! fuck! 
pakala ::  mess up, destroy, accident
pakala :: noun: blunder, accident, mistake, destruction, damage, breaking 
pakala :: verb intransitive: to screw up, to fall apart, to break 
Pakisan :: Pakistan
Palakawi :: Paraguay
Palani :: Bahrein
Palata :: India
 pali :: adjective: active, work-related, operating, working 
 pali :: adverb: actively, briskly 
pali ala :: not working
pali e ike tawa :: to do bad things to, to show disrespect for
pali (e ) :: verb transitive: to do, to make, to build, to create 
pali li ike tawa mi. :: I'm lazy.
pali li pana e sona.  :: One learns by experience. 
pali :: noun: activity, work, deed, project 
pali :: occupations
pali pona li lawa tawa lon. :: Good work is most importand in live. / Order is the half of the live.
pali pona :: Order
palisa (e ) :: verb transitive: to stretch, to beat, to poke, to stab, to sexually arouse 
palisa lili noka :: toes
palisa luka :: finger
palisa mije li lawa e mije.  :: A man's penis control him. 
palisa mije :: penis
palisa (mije) :: penis
palisa :: noun: long hard thing; branch, rod, stick, pointy thing 
palisa :: penis-shaped thing, e.g. dildo
palisa :: rod, stick, pointy thing
palisa sina li kiwen :: your cock is hard
palisa tawa :: vibrating dildo
palisa uta :: tongue
pali :: to do, to make, to work; activity, work
pali :: verb intransitive: to act, to work, to function 
pali :: Work
 pana :: adjective: generous 
pana e ko jaki :: to pooh, to shit
pana e kon (pi pilin) pona :: to laugh
pana e moku tawa :: to feed, nourish
pana e palisa lon lupa :: to penetrate
pana e palisa uta lon :: to lick
pana e pilin pona tawa :: to send positivity to, make feel good
pana e sona :: to teach (give knowledge)
pana e telo jelo :: to pee, to urinate
pana e telo oko :: to cry, weep
pana e telo (walo) mije :: to ejaculate 
pana e uta lon lupa (meli) :: to perform cunnilingus
pana e uta lon palisa :: to fellate
pana (e ) :: verb transitive: to give, to put, to send, to place, to release, to emit, to cause 
Panama :: Panama
pana :: noun: giving, transfer, exchange 
pana :: to give, to send, to release, to emit
pana wawa :: BDSM
pan    ::  barley, maize, rice, etc. or foods made from such plants
Panla :: Bangladesh, Bengali
pan ni li moku ike. :: This pasta is unappetizing.
pan :: noun: cereal, grain; barley, corn, oat, rice, wheat; bread, pasta 
pan :: verb transitive: to sow
Papeto :: Barbados
Papuwanijukini :: Papua New Guinea
Pasila :: Brasil
Pawama :: Bahamas
Pelalusi :: Belarus, Belarussian
Pelu :: Peru
Pemuta :: Bermuda
Penesuwela :: Venezuela
Penin :: Benin
Pesije :: Belgium
 pilin :: adjective: sensitive, feeling, empathic 
 pilin :: adverb: perceptively 
pilin ala :: indifferent, unfeeling
pilin e ike jan :: to pity somebody, feel bad for somebody
pilin e moli jan :: to mourn somebody
pilin (e ) :: verb transitive: to feel, to think, to touch, to fumble, to fiddle 
pilin e weka jan :: to miss somebody
pilin :: feelings
pilin :: feelings, emotions, to feel, heart
pilin :: feel, think, touch
pilin :: heart
pilin ike tan :: be afraid of, sad because of, regret, be offended by
pilin ike tawa :: to have negative feelings for, be upset at, angry at, hate, resent
pilin ike :: to feel bad, sad, depressed, unhappy, bitter, discontented, grumpy
pilin ike wawa :: to have intense negative feelings, be pissed off, furious
pilin nasa :: drunk, high
pilin nasa :: to feel silly, strange, weird, crazy, drunk, high 
pilin :: noun: feelings, emotion, feel, think, sense, touch, 
pilin pona li pana e sijelo pona. :: Positive feelings grant good health. Mind over matter.  
pilin pona mute :: to feel great, amazing, awesome
pilin pona tan :: to feel good because of, to enjoy
pilin pona :: to feel good, happy, content, enjoy oneself, comfortable 
pilin :: to feel, touch
pilin :: verb intransitive: to feel, to sense 
pilin wawa :: to feel strong, energetic, excited, confident, proud 
pilin wawa (unpa) :: orgasm
Pilipina :: Philipines, Tagalog
Pilisin :: Palestine
 pimeja :: adjective: black, dark 
pimeja :: black, dark
pimeja (e ) :: verb transitive: to darken 
pimeja laso :: blueish black
pimeja li lon :: it is night
pimeja :: noun: darkness, shadows 
 pini :: adjective: completed, finished, past, done 
 pini :: adverb: ago, past, perfectly 
pini :: end; to end, to stop, to turn off
pini (e ) :: verb transitive: to end, to stop, to turn off, to finish, to close 
pini li pona la ale li pona. :: Is the end good -- everything is good.
pini :: noun: end, tip 
pini palisa :: glans, head of the penis
pini pi nena mama :: nipples
pini pi sike sune :: sylvester
pini   :: verb pre: to stop, to finish, to end, to interrupt 
pipi :: any type of bug 
pipi ::  bug, insect, spider 
 pipi li lon ala lon poka mi?  :: Is a bug beside me?  
pipi li lon anpa mi.   ::  The bug is underneath me.
pipi li lukin li unpa. :: The bug looks and has sex.
pipi li moku ala moku e kili? :: Are the bugs eating the fruit?
pipi li moku e kasi.  :: Bugs eat plants.
 pipi li moku e mi.   :: The mosquito bit me.  
pipi li moli. :: The bug is dead.
 pipi li wile moku e telo.  :: The bug is thirsty. 
pipi :: noun: bug, insect, spider 
pipi pi ma mama mi li lili. :: The insects of my homeland are small.
 pipi seme li pakala e sina?  :: Which bug hurt you?  
pi :: separates two nouns with their adjective
 pi   :: separator: "pi" is used to build complex compound nouns.  "pi" separates a (pro)noun from another (pro)noun that has at least one adjective.  After "pi" could only be a noun or pronoun. 
Pisi :: Fiji
Piten :: Britain, UK
 poka :: adjective: neighbouring 
poka :: hip
poka mi li pakala.  :: My hip hurts.
poka :: noun: side, hip, next to 
 , poka  :: preposition: in the accompaniment of, with 
Pokasi :: Bulgaria, Bulgarian
poka :: side, hip, nearby
poka telo :: water side, the beach
poki :: container, bowl, glass, cup, box, etc.
poki :: glass, cup, bottle, bowl, container
poki kon :: lungs
poki lete :: refrigerator
 poki ni li lon jaki.  :: That bottle is in the dirt.  
poki :: noun: container, box, bowl, cup, glass 
poki seli :: oven, microwave
poki telo :: sink, bathtub
poki  :: verb transitive: to box up, to put in, to can, to bottle 
 pona :: adjective: good, simple, positive, nice, correct, right 
 pona :: adverb: good, simple, positive, nice, correct, right 
pona e pilin jan :: cheer up, make somebody happy
pona (e ) :: verb transitive: to improve, to fix, to repair, to make good 
pona ::  good, simple, to fix, to repair
pona! :: interjection: great! good! thanks! OK! cool! yay! 
pona la  :: conditional: luckily 
pona lukin :: beautiful, pretty, handsome
pona lukin :: pretty, attractive
pona moku :: delicious, tasty
pona :: noun: good, simplicity, positivity 
 pona  :: thank you 
pona unpa :: sexy, good in bed
pona :: yay!, cool, good
pona! :: Yay! Good! Hoorah!
Posan :: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnian
Posuka :: Poland, Polish
Potuke :: Portugal, Portugese
 pu :: adjective: buying and interacting with the official Toki Pona book 
pu :: noun: buying and interacting with the official Toki Pona book 
pu  :: verb pre: to buying and interacting with the official Toki Pona book 
 sama :: adjective: same, similar, equal, of equal status or position 
 sama :: adverb: just as, equally, exactly the same, just the same, similarly 
sama li ike. :: Equality is bad.
Samalino :: San Marino
sama :: noun: equality, parity, equity, identity, par, sameness 
 , sama  :: preposition: like, as, seem 
sama :: same, similar
sama  :: verb transitive: to equate, to make equal, to make similar to 
Sameka :: Jamaica, Jamaican Patoi
Samowa :: Samoa
Sasali :: Algeria
Sawa :: Java, Javanese
Sawasi :: Swaziland
Seki :: Czech (Republic)
 seli :: adjective: hot, warm, cooked 
 seli :: adverb: hot, warm, cooked 
seli (e ) :: verb transitive: to heat, to warm up, to cook 
seli lili li lon. :: It's warm.
seli li lon. :: It's hot.
seli li lon :: it's warm or hot
 seli li lon la mi pana e telo, tan selo mi.  :: When it's hot, I sweat.  
seli mute li lon. :: It's very hot.
seli :: noun: fire, warmth, heat 
seli suno li seli e tomo mi.  :: The sun's warmth heats my home. 
seli suno :: the sun's heat
seli ::  warm, hot, to burn
selo lon pini palisa :: foreskin
selo mi li wile e ni: mi pilin e ona.  :: My skin wants this: I touch it.
selo :: noun: skin, outer form, bark, peel, shell, skin, boundary, shape 
selo :: skin
selo :: skin, external surface of something
selo  :: verb transitive: to shelter, to protect, to guard 
seme li lon poka mi? :: What is beside me?
seme li lon tomo mi? :: What is in my house?
seme li moku e kili mi? :: What is eating my fruit?
seme li pona tawa sina? :: What do you like? 
seme li utala e sina? :: What attacked you?
seme? :: Pardon?
seme :: question word: what, which, wh- (question word) 
seme :: what, which (used to make question words)
Seneka :: Senegal
: :: separator: A colon is between an hint sentences and a sentences.   Before and after the colon has to be complete sentences.    Don't use a colon before or after 
, :: separator: A comma is used after an "o" to addressing people.   Optional you can putdone, finished, completed, ended, close a comma before a preposition.  Don't use a comma before or after 
. :: separator: A declarative sentence ends with a full stop.  Don't use a full stop before or after  the other separators "e", "la", "li", "pi", ".", "!", "?", ":". 
! :: separator: An imperative or an interjection sentence ends with an exclamation mark.  Don't use an exclamation mark before or after  the other separators "e", "la", "li", "pi", ".", "!", "?", ":".  
? :: separator: An questions always ends in a question mark.  Don't use a question mark before or after  the other separators "e", "la", "li", "o", "pi", ".", "!", "?", ":". 
" :: separator: Quotation marks are used for words with original spelling or for quotes. 
Setapika :: South Africa
 sewi :: adjective: superior, elevated, religious, formal 
 sewi :: adverb: superior, elevated, religious, formal 
sewi (e ) :: verb transitive: to lift 
sewi :: high, above, roof, top, sky
sewi ::  high, superior, sky
 sewi li laso.  :: The sky is blue.  
sewi monsi :: upper back, shoulders
sewi :: noun: high, up, above, top, over, on 
sewi pi sinpin lawa :: forehead
sewi :: verb intransitive: to get up 
 sijelo :: adjective: physical, bodily, corporal, corporeal, material, carnal 
 sijelo :: adverb: physically, bodily 
sijelo :: body
sijelo (e ) :: verb transitive: to heal, to heal up, to cure 
sijelo :: Health
sijelo :: noun: body (of person or animal), physical state, torso 
 sike :: adjective: round, cyclical, of one year 
 sike :: adverb: rotated 
sike :: circle, ball
sike (e ) :: verb transitive: to orbit, to circle, to revolve, to circle around, to rotate 
sike mama waso :: egg
sike mije :: man's testicles
sike mije (tu) :: testicles, balls
sike :: noun: circle, ball, cycle, sphere, wheel; round or circular thing 
sike suno wan :: one year
sike tu :: bicycle 
Sile :: Chile
 sin :: adjective: new, fresh, another, more 
  sin  :: adverb: regenerative 
sina jo e kili anu telo nasa? :: Do you have the fruit,  or is it the wine that you have?
sina kama anu seme? :: Are you coming or what? 
sina kama e ni: mi wile moku. :: You caused this: I want to eat.  You made me hungry.
sina kama jo e jan pona, lon ni.  :: You will get friends there.
sina kama, tan ma seme? :: Which country do you come from? 
sina kama, tan seme? :: Why did you come?
sina ken ala ken kama?  :: Can you come?
sina ken ala ken lape? :: Can you sleep?
sina kepeken ala kepeken ni?  :: Are you using that?
sina lon ala lon ma tomo Wankuwa? :: Do you live in Vancouver? 
sina lon ma tomo seme? :: What city do you live in?
sina lon seme?  :: Where are you? 
sina lon seme? :: Where are you? 
sina lukin ala lukin e kiwen? :: Do you see the rock? lukin  Yes lukin ala  No
 sina lukin ala lukin e sitelen tawa X-Files?  :: Do you watch The X-Files?  
sina lukin e jan seme? :: Whom did you see?
sina lukin e pipi. :: You're watching a bug.
sina lukin e seme? :: What are you watching?
sina lukin sewi e suno. :: You look up at the sun.
sina moku e telo nasa la sina nasa. :: If you drink beer, you'll be silly.
sina moli la sina ken ala toki. :: If you are dead, you can't speak.
sina o telo e sina! :: Wash yourself!
sina pakala e ilo, kepeken nasin seme?  :: How did you break the tool?
sina pakala e seme? :: What did you hurt?
sina pali e ni kepeken nasin seme? :: How did you make this?
sina pana ala pana e moku tawa jan lili? :: Did you give food to the child?
sina pana e ike la sina kama jo e ike. :: If you give evil, you will receive evil.
sina pilin e seme? :: What are you thinking?
sina pilin seme? :: how are you? how are you feeling?
sina pilin seme? :: How do you feel? 
sina pona ala pona? :: Do you fix (something)?
sina pona anu seme? :: Are you OK?
sina pona pilin la ... :: If You are Happy ...
sina pona. :: You fix.
sina :: pronoun: you, yours 
 sina sona ala sona e toki Inli?  :: Do you speak English? 
sina sona ala sona e toki mi? :: Do you understand what I'm saying? sona  Yes sona ala  No
sina sona e toki ni la sina sona e toki pona!  :: Figure this one out for yourself. :o)
sina suli a! :: You are so tall!
 sina suli.  :: You're tall. 
sina suno mi. :: You are My Sunshine.
sina tawa ma tomo tan seme?  :: Why did you go to the city?
 sina tawa poka jan seme?  :: Whom did you go with?  
sina toki e ni tawa mi: sina moku. :: You told me that you are eating.
sina toki tawa jan seme? :: Whom are you talking to?
sina toki, tawa mi anu ona? :: Are you talking to me,  or are you talking to him?
sina toki tawa mi anu seme? :: You ask _me_?
sina wile ala wile moku? :: Do you want to eat? wile  Yes wile ala  No
sina wile ala wile pali? wile ala.  :: Do you want to work? No.
sina wile e mani anu seme? :: Do you want the money or what?
 sina wile e moku anu telo?  :: Do you want food, or do you want water?  
 sina wile kama anu seme?  :: Do you want to come or what?  
sina wile kama tawa tomo toki.  :: You should come to the chat room.
sina wile kepeken ilo. :: You have to use tools.
sina wile moku anu seme? :: Do you want to eat or what?
 sina wile pali e seme?  :: What do you want to do?  
sina wile tawa ma seme?  :: What place do you want to go to?
sina wile tawa telo suli. :: You want to go to the ocean.
 sina wile toki e tan tawa mi.  :: You have to tell me why.  
sina wile toki, tawa mije anu meli?  :: Do you want to talk a male, or a female?
sina ::  you, your 
sin en ante li sin e lawa li pana e sona. :: Novelty and change freshen the mind and bring insight. 
sin (e ) :: verb transitive: to renew, to renovate, to freshen 
Sinita :: Trinidad and Tobago
sin :: new, another, more
sin :: noun: news, novelty, innovation, newness, new release 
 sinpin :: adjective: facial, frontal, anterior, vertical 
sinpin :: chest, abdomen, face
sinpin (lawa) :: face
sinpin :: noun: face, foremost, front, wall, chest, torso 
sinpin :: wall, chest
Sipusi :: Djibouti
 sitelen :: adjective: figurative, pictorial, metaphorical, metaphorisch 
 sitelen :: adverb: pictorially 
sitelen e toki :: to write
sitelen (e ) :: verb transitive: to draw, to write 
sitelen lape :: dreams
sitelen ma :: map
sitelen :: noun: picture, image, representation, symbol, mark, writing 
sitelen :: picture, image, to draw, to write
sitelen pi ilo nanpa :: computer screen
sitelen tawa "Bowling for Columbine" li pona kin. :: The movie "Bowling for Columbine" is also good.
sitelen tawa "Fahrenheit 9/11" li pona, tawa mi. :: I like the movie "Fahrenheit 9/11".
sitelen tawa  :: movie, TV show
sitelen toki :: writing
sitelen unpa :: visual erotica, porn
 sona :: adjective: knowing, cognizant, shrewd 
sona e toki :: to know, speak, understand a language
sona (e ) :: verb transitive: to know, to understand, to know how to 
sona mute :: smart, intelligent, wise
sona :: noun: knowledge, wisdom, intelligence, understanding 
sona pona e toki :: to master a language
sona :: to know, to know how to; wisdom
sona :: verb intransitive: to know, to understand 
sona  :: verb pre: to know how to 
sona :: Wisdom
Sonko :: China, Chinese
Sopisi :: Serbia, Serbian
 soweli :: adjective: animal 
soweli li kama moli. :: The cheetah is dying.
soweli lili pi ilo nanpa :: computer mouse
 soweli li toki e mu.  :: Cows say moo.  
soweli :: mammal
soweli :: meat from a mammal, e.g. beef, pork
soweli mi li kama moli.  :: My dog is dying.
soweli ni li pona moku. :: This cow is good to eat.
soweli :: noun: animal, especially land mammal, lovable animal, beast 
soweli pi poki sinpin :: kangaroo 
Sukosi :: Scotland, Scots
 suli :: adjective: big, tall, long, adult, important 
 suli :: adverb: big, tall, long, adult, important 
suli :: big, tall, fat
suli ::  big, tall, long, important
suli (e ) :: verb transitive: to enlarge, to lengthen 
Sulija :: Syria
suli :: noun: size 
Sumi :: Finland, Finnish
 suno :: adjective: sunny, sunnily 
 suno :: adverb: sunny, sunnily 
suno (e ) :: verb transitive: to light, to illumine 
suno li jelo.  :: The sun is yellow.
suno li lon :: it is day
suno li lon :: it's sunny
suno li lon poka pimeja.  :: Light is beside darkness. Opposites are interconnected. Yin and yang.
 suno li lon sewi mi.  :: The sun is above me. 
suno li lon sewi. :: The sun is in the sky.
suno li suli. :: The sun is big.
suno li suno. :: The sun is shining.
suno :: noun: sun, light 
suno pona! :: Good sun! Good day!
suno ::  sun, light, to shine 
 supa :: adjective: flat, shallow, flat-bottomed, horizontal 
supa :: any type of furniture
supa lape :: bed
supa lape ::  bed
supa lawa :: pillow
supa moku :: dinner table
supa monsi :: chair, couch
supa :: noun: horizontal surface, e.g furniture, table, chair, pillow, floor 
supa pali :: work desk
supa  :: table, chair, sofa, ... 
Sutan :: Sudan
Suwasi :: Switzerland, Swiss
 suwi :: adjective: sweet, cute 
suwi (e ) :: verb transitive: to sweeten 
suwi lukin :: cute
suwi :: noun: candy, sweet food 
suwi :: sweet
suwi :: sweet, cute; candy, cookie
 tan :: adjective: causal, 
tan :: noun: origin, cause 
 , tan  :: preposition: from, by, because of, since 
tan :: reason, cause; because of, from
Tansi :: Denmark, Danish
tan :: verb intransitive: to come from, originate from, come out of 
 taso :: adjective: only, sole 
 taso :: adverb: only, just, merely, simply, solely, singly 
taso :: but, only
taso  :: conjunction: but, however 
 tawa :: adjective: moving, mobile 
 tawa :: adverb: moving, mobile 
tawa (e ) :: verb transitive: to move, to displace 
tawa musi :: dance (move entertainingly)
tawa :: noun: movement, transportation 
tawa pona!  :: Good bye (spoken by the person who's staying)
tawa pona! :: (in reply) Go well! Good bye!
 , tawa  :: preposition: to, in order to, towards, for, until 
tawa :: to go to, to move, to, for
tawa :: verb intransitive: go to, walk, travel, move, leave 
Tawi :: Thailand, Thai
 telo :: adjective: wett, slobbery, moist, damp, humid, sticky, sweaty, dewy, drizzly 
 telo :: adverb: wett, slobbery, moist, damp, humid, sticky, sweaty, dewy, drizzly 
telo e mi :: to shower
telo (e ) :: verb transitive: to water, to wash with water, to put water to, to melt, to liquify 
telo jaki lon nena sinpin :: snot
telo jelo :: urine, pee
telo jelo :: urine (yellow fluid)
telo kili :: juice
telo kili ni li suwi. :: This fruit drink is sweet.
telo kiwen :: ice
telo kiwen lili li kama :: it's hailing
telo li kama :: it's raining 
telo lili li lon kon :: it's humid
telo li pona. :: Water is cleaning.
telo li pona.  :: Water is good. 
 telo li pona.  :: Water is simple. 
 telo li suli.  :: The lake is big. 
telo loje :: blood
telo (loje) mun :: menses
telo mama soweli :: cow milk
telo nasa :: alcohol, beer, wine
telo nasa :: alcohol, e.g. beer, wine, whisky
telo nasa :: intoxicating liquid, e.g. alcohol
telo nasa loje seli :: mulled claret
telo nasa pi wawa ala :: weak beer, US American beer
 telo nasa pona!  :: generic toast 
telo nasa wawa :: vodka, whisky,
telo :: noun: water, liquid, juice, sauce 
telo ona :: his/her/its water
telo pi lape ala :: coffee
telo seli :: hot beverage, e.g. coffee
telo seli jelo :: green tea 
telo seli pimeja pi lape ala :: coffee
telo seli wawa :: coffee
telo seli wawa :: coffee 
telo sijelo loje :: blood (red bodily fluid) 
telo suli li ike, tawa mi. :: I don't like the ocean.
telo suli li laso.  :: The big water [ocean] is blue.
telo (walo) mije :: sperm, come
telo walo mije :: The fluid that a man releases during unpa.
telo :: water, beverage, liquid, sauce
telo ::  water, liquid 
telo wawa :: energy drink
telo wawa :: energy drink 
 tenpo :: adjective: temporal, chronological, chronologic 
 tenpo :: adverb: chronologically 
tenpo ala :: never
tenpo ale :: always, all the time
tenpo ali la o kama sona!  :: Always learn! 
tenpo kama :: future
tenpo kama la mi lape. :: In the future, I'll sleep.
tenpo kama lili :: soon (little coming time)
tenpo kama :: the future (coming time)
tenpo lete :: winter
tenpo lili :: in a while
tenpo lili la mi wile weka :: I must leave soon 
tenpo lili :: soon, moment, briefly 
tenpo li sijelo e sijelo ike ale. :: The time heals every wounds.
tenpo li tawa la sona li kama. :: Time comes -- advice comes.
tenpo moku :: mealtime
tenpo mun :: month
tenpo mun nanpa luka luka :: October
tenpo mun nanpa luka luka tu :: December
tenpo mun nanpa luka luka wan :: November
tenpo mun nanpa luka ::  May 
tenpo mun nanpa luka tu :: July
tenpo mun nanpa luka tu tu :: September
tenpo mun nanpa luka tu wan :: August
tenpo mun nanpa luka wan :: June 
tenpo mun nanpa tu :: February
tenpo mun nanpa tu tu :: April
tenpo mun nanpa tu wan ::  March
tenpo mun nanpa wan :: January
tenpo mute :: often (many times)
tenpo mute :: often, many times
tenpo ni la mi lon. :: At this time, I am here.
tenpo ni :: now
tenpo ni :: the present (this time)
tenpo :: noun: time, period of time, moment, duration, situation, occasion 
tenpo pimeja :: night
tenpo pimeja :: night (dark time)
 tenpo pimeja ni la mun li suli.  :: The moon is big tonight.  
tenpo pimeja ni :: tonight (this dark time)
tenpo pimeja pini la mi kama nasa. :: Last night, I became drunk.
 tenpo pimeja pini la mi lukin e sitelen tawa X-Files.  :: Last night I watched X-Files.  
tenpo pimeja pini :: last night (past dark time)
tenpo pi mute seme la sina sike e suno? :: How old are you?
tenpo pini la mi weka. :: In the past, I was away.
tenpo pini :: past
tenpo pini :: the past (past time)
tenpo pona Kolisu :: Chrismas
tenpo seli :: summer
tenpo seme la ona li kama lon tomo sina? :: When is he coming to your house?
tenpo seme? :: when?
tenpo sike :: year
tenpo sin :: again
tenpo suli :: long time
tenpo suno :: day
tenpo suno :: day (sun time)
tenpo suno kama la mi pali e lipu sin. :: I'll update my web page next day.
 tenpo suno kama la mi wile pali.  :: I have to work tomorrow.  
tenpo suno kama :: tomorrow
tenpo suno kama :: tomorrow (coming sun time)
tenpo suno mute li pini la mi tawa tomo. :: A lot of days ago I went home. ?
tenpo suno nanpa luka :: Friday
tenpo suno nanpa luka tu :: Sunday
tenpo suno nanpa luka wan :: Saturday
tenpo suno nanpa tu :: Tuesday
tenpo suno nanpa tu tu :: Thursday
tenpo suno nanpa tu wan :: Wednesday
tenpo suno nanpa wan :: Monday
tenpo suno ni :: today
tenpo suno ni :: today (this sun time)
tenpo suno pini la wan pi ilo HTML li pona lili. tenpo suno pini la wan pi ilo HTML li pona mute. :: The HTML part is better now.
tenpo suno pini :: yesterday
tenpo suno pini :: yesterday (past sun time)
tenpo suno pi pali ala :: (public) holiday
tenpo suno sin ale la sina moku e telo seli pimeja :: Every morning I drink coffee.
tenpo suno sin :: morning
tenpo telo :: rainy season
tenpo :: time
tenpo tu tu la mi sike e suno. :: Four times (la) I circled the sun.
 toki :: adjective: speaking, eloquent, linguistic, verbal, grammatical 
 toki :: adverb: speaking, eloquent, linguistic, verbal, grammatical 
toki Alapi :: Arabic
toki Apikan :: Afrikaans
toki Awasa :: Hausa
toki Epelanto :: Esperanto
toki Epelanto :: Esperanto
toki (e ) :: verb transitive: to speak, to talk, to say, to pronounce, to discourse 
toki Ewantalu :: Ewantal
 toki!  :: hello 
toki! :: Hello!, Hi!
toki ike lon :: to say bad things about, complain about
toki ike tawa :: to say bad things to, insult, speak rudely to
toki ike :: to say negative things
 toki Inli  :: English 
toki Inli li pona. :: The English language is good.
toki Inli pona :: Basic English
toki Insi :: Hindi
toki Intelinka :: Interlingua
toki! :: interjection: hello, hi, good morning, 
toki Inu :: Inupiaq, Inuktitut, Eskimo
toki Ipo :: Igbo
toki Ito :: Ido
toki Iwisi :: Hebrew
toki Jolupa :: Yoruba
toki Kalike :: Scots Gaelic
toki Kanse :: French language
toki Kantun :: Cantonese
toki kepeken toki ... :: to speak in a language
toki Kisawili :: Swahili
toki Kuwenja :: Quenya, Elvish
toki :: language
toki :: Language
toki :: language; hey!
toki :: language, to talk, to speak
toki li pona.  :: communication is good. 
toki li pona, tawa mi. :: I like talking. / I like languages.
toki Lolan :: Loglan	
toki Loma :: Latin
toki Losupan :: Lojban
toki Lunasimi :: Quechua
toki Malasi :: Marathi
toki nanpa wan :: primary language
toki Nosiki sin :: 	Norwegian Nynorsk
toki :: noun: language, speech, tongue, lingo, jargon, 
toki Olapu :: VolapŁk
toki Pansapi :: Punjabi
toki Pasiki :: Fyksian
toki Pasuto :: Pashto
toki Pitaha :: Pirah„
toki pona e toki :: to speak a language well
 toki pona li pona, tawa mi.  :: I like Toki Pona.  
toki pona li toki pona.  :: Toki Pona is a good language. 
toki pona lon :: to say good things about, praise 
toki pona tawa :: to say nice things to, compliment
 toki pona  :: Toki Pona 
toki pona :: Toki Pona
toki pona :: to say nice things
toki Sami :: Laplander
toki Sankitu :: Sanskrit
toki Sinan :: Klingon
toki sitelen :: written language
toki sona :: proverbs
toki Tamasiko :: Berber, Tamazight
toki Tami :: Tamil
toki tan toki pi jan Pokakijo :: Giovanni Boccaccio's Dekameron
toki Teluku :: Telugu
toki utala pi pimeja soweli :: a donkey's shadow
toki utala tawa :: to argue with, criticize
toki Utu :: Urdu
toki :: verb intransitive: to talk, to chat, to communicate 
Toko :: Togo
Tominika :: Dominican Republic
 tomo :: adjective: urban, domestic, household 
 tomo :: adverb: urban, domestic, household 
tomo :: buildings
tomo ::  house, building, construction
tomo lape :: bedroom
tomo mani :: bank
tomo mi li weka, tan ni. :: My house is away from here.
tomo moku :: dining room, kitchen, grocery store, restaurant
tomo moku :: grocery store, restaurant
tomo :: noun: indoor constructed space, e.g. house, home, room, building 
tomo pali :: work(place), office, factory, etc.
tomo pi ijo kama jo :: shop ??
tomo pi jan Lisa :: Lisa's house
 tomo pi mi mute li pakala.  :: Our house is messed up.  
tomo pi ona mute :: their house
tomo pi telo en moku pana. :: restaurant
tomo pi telo nasa :: building for alcohol; a bar, pub
tomo pona mi :: my nice house
tomo sona :: school, university
tomo tawa :: car (moving construction)
tomo tawa kon :: airplane, helicopter
tomo tawa telo :: boat, ship
tomo telo :: bathroom
tomo telo :: restroom
tomo unpa :: bedroom, boudoir
tomo unpa :: brothel, sex house
tomo unpa :: sex place, e.g. bedroom, boudoir, brothel, etc. 
tomo  :: verb transitive: to build, to construct, to engineer 
Tona :: Tonga, Tongan
Tosi :: Germany, German
tu  :: 2 
 tu :: adjective numeral: 2 
tu (e ) :: verb transitive: to divide, to double, to separate, to cut in two 
Tuki :: Turkey, Turkish
Tunisi :: Tunisia
tu :: noun: duo, pair 
tu tu :: 2 + 2 = 4
tu :: two; to divide
Tuwalu :: Tuvalu
tu wan :: 2 + 1 = 3
Ukanta :: Uganda
Ukawina :: Ukraine, Ukrainian
Ulukawi :: Uruguay
Uman :: Oman
 unpa :: adjective: erotic, sexual 
 unpa :: adverb: erotic, sexual 
unpa (e ) :: verb transitive: to have sex with, to sleep with, to fuck 
unpa ::  have sex with, sex, sexual
unpa li pona :: sex is good, I like sex
unpa nasa :: kinky sex
unpa :: noun: sex, sexuality 
unpa sama soweli :: doggy style
unpa :: sex, to have sex, to fuck
unpa uta :: oral sex
unpa :: verb intransitive: to have sex 
 uta :: adjective: oral 
 uta :: adverb: orally 
uta e :: to kiss, to osculate, 
uta (e ) :: verb transitive: to kiss, to osculate, to oral stimulate, to suck 
 utala :: adjective: fighting 
 utala :: adverb: fighting 
utala (e ) :: verb transitive: to hit, to strike, to attack, to compete against 
utala li ike.  :: Conflict is bad. 
utala li ike, tawa mi. :: I don't like wars.
utala :: noun: conflict, disharmony, fight, war, battle, attack, violence 
utala ::  war, battle, to fight
uta :: mouth
uta :: mouth †
uta :: noun: mouth, lips, oral cavity, jaw, beak 
Utun :: Jordan
 walo :: adjective: white, whitish, light-coloured, pale 
walo (e ) :: verb transitive: to whiten, to whitewash 
walo :: noun: white thing or part, whiteness, lightness 
walo pimeja :: grey (dark white)
walo uta :: teeth
walo :: white
walo :: white, light
wan :: 1 
 wan :: adjective numeral: 1 
wan (e ) :: verb transitive: to unite, to make one 
wan :: noun: unit, element, particle, part, piece 
wan :: one; to unite
wan sijelo :: body part
Wanuwatu :: Vanuatu
Wasikano :: Vatican
 waso :: adjective: bird- 
waso :: bird, bat
waso :: chicken, poultry
waso li ken ala lukin la ona li ken kin jo e kili. :: A blind chicken can find a corn too.
 waso li tawa, lon kon.  :: Birds fly in air.  
waso :: noun: bird, bat; flying creature, winged animal 
 wawa :: adjective: energetic, strong, fierce, intense, sure, confident 
 wawa :: adverb: strongly, powerfully 
wawa (e ) :: verb transitive: to strengthen, to energize, to empower 
wawa li lon insa.  :: Energy comes from inside. Youth is all in the heart. 
wawa :: noun: energy, strength, power 
wawa :: strong, intense; energy, power
 weka :: adjective: absent, away, ignored 
weka :: away; to remove, to eliminate
weka e ike jan :: forgive somebody
weka (e ) :: verb transitive: to remove, to eliminate, to throw away, to get rid of 
weka lili li pona tawa lawa. :: Temporary isolation is good for meditation. 
weka :: noun: absence 
Wensa :: Sweden, Swedish
wile e pona tawa jan :: to wish somebody well
wile (e ) :: verb transitive: to want, need, wish, have to, must, will, should 
wile ike :: to have negative intentions, malevolent
wile lape :: to be tired, sleepy, wanting to rest
wile lawa :: to be dominant 
wile moku e telo :: thirsty
wile moku :: hungry
wile moku :: to be hungry
wile moli e jan :: homicidal, wanting to murder
wile moli :: suicidal
wile mute ike :: to want too much, greedy
wile mute :: to crave, really want
wile :: noun: desire, need, will 
wile pali e ijo :: bored, wanting to do something 
wile pana e pona (tawa jan) :: helpful (to someone)
wile pi jan ike li pakala e ijo.  :: The desires of evil people mess things up.
wile pona :: to have good intentions, mean well
wile sona li mute e sona.  :: Curiosity feeds wisdom. One learns by asking questions.  
wile :: to want, desire, would like, hope
wile ::  to want, to need, to have to, desire
wile unpa e meli e mije :: to be sexually attracted to women and men 
wile unpa e meli :: to be sexually attracted to women
wile unpa e mije :: to be sexually attracted to men
wile unpa :: horny
wile unpa :: horny, lustful
wile  :: verb pre: to want, need, wish, have to, must, will, should 

 


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