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This is a list of popular compound phrases and interpretations of words
compiled by jan Sonja.
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none, not, zero, no, nothing, neither
hunt, hunting, search, pursuit, pursue, gather, finding, seek, explore
changing, other, different, alter, modify, alternative, change, convert, edit, difference, transform...
or, whether, choice
wait, await, stay, preserve, remain, sustain, retain, defend, endure, continued, continue, secure, c...
item, something, object, stuff, thing, entity, phenomenon, material, matter (n), substance, anything
bad, harsh, badly, mean (adj), evil, negative, problem, horrible, terrible, unfortunate, poorly, off...
tool, device, equipment, machine, app, hardware, robot, technological, mechanical, gear, tech, mecha...
internal, inner, interior, centre, guts, core, central, inside, middle, belly, stomach
person, human, people, anybody, dude, anyone, somebody, character, guy, being
everybody, everyone, humanity
dead person, killer
pal, friend, buddy, ally, mate
newcomer, freshman, rookie
have, possess, carry, contain, own, hold, possession, ownership, consist, include, comprise
fish, sea creature, salmon
sound, noise, tone
learning, realize, learn, study (v), discover
able, potential, ability, capability, capable, may, possible, could, eligible, can, possibility, per...
unable, impossible, disabled
solid, rock, stone, hard object, concrete, metal, steel, iron, stiff, firm
air, soul, spirit, gas, essence, atmosphere, oxygen, breathe, breath, meaning, intangible, invisible...
organization, group, community, collective, tribe, squad, bunch, tribal, cluster, league, society, c...
hear, listen, ear, hearing
sleep, asleep, rest
govern, head, authority, control, ruling, regulatory, leading, manage, administrative, leadership, r...
clothing, cloth, clothes, fabric, outfit, privacy, cover, dress, jacket, wear, shirt
hat, headscarf, cap
cold, raw, frozen
small, little, short, slight, reduce, junior, slightly, minimize, narrow, bit, minor, partly, reduct...
line, cord, string, rope, thread, fibre, cable, link
at, existing, real, exist, located, presence, yep, existence, actual, on, true, living, yes, truth, ...
hand, arm, five, wrist
see, observe, look at, sight, gaze, observation, check, view, scan, watch, visual, inspection, exami...
territory, country, land, realm, area, region, field, soil, place, earth, province, zone, ground, na...
parent, parental, mama, mommy, mom, creator, mother, foster, originator
money, cash, monetary, currency, treasure, wealth, worth, cattle, dollar, financial, funding, fiscal...
female, lady, woman, girl
me, I, my, mine, our, myself, us
eating, eat, food, consume, dining, consumption, meal, swallow, nutrition, dinner, drinking, chew, g...
death, killing, dead, die, dying, kill
woof, meow, animal vocalization, ribbit, purr, neigh, cock-a-doodle-doo
entertainment, fun, funny, play, game, comedy, art, artistic
plenty, many, much, multiple, very, lots, several, numerous, various, most, quantity, twenty, fifty,...
number, count, score, rating, rank, measurement, ranking, statistical
weird, strange, unusual, odd, drunk, silly, wild
road, way, doctrine, method, path, manner, avenue, route, direction, street, orientation, trail, mod...
this, that, these, those
word, name, term, title
loving, love, romance, romantic, compassion
its, her, them, their, he, she, him, they, it, his, themselves, itself
open, begin, start, beginning, initiate, starting, opening
destruction, broken, mistake, damage, damn, goddamn, ruin, burst, accident, destroy, heck, error, hu...
do, work, construct, produce, make, activity, job, build, production, working, labour, action, task,...
stick, rod, stake, pole, branch, staff
bread, grain, wheat, rice
give, put, deliver, grant, delivery, send, submit, provide, transfer, distribute, distribution, dona...
emotion, feeling, feel, sentiment, mood, emotionally, heart, sense, attitude, emotional, opinion, no...
black, dark, darkness, shadow, shade
end, finish, shut, ending, conclude, outcome, cease, close (v), closed, latter, quit, final, stop, c...
bug, insect, spider
side, hip, beside, aside
container, jar, box, package, bag, basket, bucket, bottle, pot, cabinet, classify, drawer, storage, ...
good, appropriate, nice, acceptable, proper, simply, OK, fine, quality, valid, pleasant, friendly, p...
equal, alike, similar, equivalent, as, similarly, equality, equally, like, identical
heat, fire, hot, burning, flame, burn, warm, warming
what, which, huh
upper, divine, sacred, top, holy, sky, elevated, high, spiritual, raise, supreme, highly, peak
body, torso, flesh
circle, round, sphere, ball, loop, cycle, wheel, disc, globe, circuit
new, newly, fresh
picture, image, graphic, symbol, drawing, illustration, photo, illustrate, writing, painting, write,...
know, knowledge, information, understand, understanding, aware, info, wisdom, awareness, known, data...
importance, big, large, important, significant, matter (v), significantly, grand, huge, vast, weight...
sweet, cute, candy, sugar
but, only, solely, however, exclusively, although, though, just, exclusive, despite, nonetheless, me...
motion, go, toward, move, movement, towards, to, for, transit, travel, trip, transportation, walk, a...
fluid, water, wet, wash, pond, pool
time, timing, session, occasion, phase, moment, date, circumstance, hour, appointment, scenario
speech, talk, conversation, say, communicate, speak, communication, hello, language, tell, statement...
building, house, housing, chamber, home, room, shelter, residence, suite, domestic, structural, stru...
two, pair, double, both, twice, couple
sex, sexual, sexually, fucking
mouth, lip, kiss, jaw
fight, fighting, battle, combat, conflict, contend, assault, attack, versus, violent, compete, chall...
strength, power, powerful, strong, energy, strongly, force, intense, bold, intensity, reinforce, str...
rid, removal, remove, eliminate, apart, omit, missing, away, absence, loss, delete, dismiss, distant...
want, wish, intend, require, need, desire, intention, willing, will, intent, preference, motivation,...
down, bottom, lower, defeat, below, beneath
warrior, fighter, soldier, competitor, opponent, rival
fruit, vegetable, apple, kumquat
moon, celestial body
animal, deer, creature, dog, cat, llama, goat, Musteloidea, beast, lion
ah, oh, ha, ooh, uh, gosh, whoa, wow, um, huh
boss, administrator, leader, supervisor, chief, commander, manager, captain, master, chairman, direc...
hole, door, orifice, pit, window, gate
male, man, husband, cisgender man
you, your, yours, yourself
sun, solar, light, sunlight, bright, shine
dirty, trash, gross, garbage, mess, disgusting, junk, bacteria, nasty, crap, waste, toxic, infection
worker, maker, employee, producer, developer, participant, practitioner, manufacturer, personnel, cr...
coming, come, arrival, arrive, become, upcoming, emerging, emerge, happen, occur
use, utilize, via, employ
paper, book, ticket, document, article, card, page, magazine, sheet, file, website, essay, novel, le...
butt, back (anatomy), ass
leg, foot, lap, ankle, kick
glad, happy, pleased, joy, satisfaction, happiness, comfortable, pleasure, grateful, happily, well-b...
from, reason, because of, by, source
one, united, unity, combined, unite, single, unit, blend, combine, union
jan pi kama sona
front, face (n), wall
past, deadline, history
trading, trade, shopping, deal, commerce, sales, purchase, buy, transaction, market, sale, exchange,...
ignorance, ignorant, unknown, uncertainty
provider, donor, dealer
curiosity, inquiry, question, curious
video, film, footage, movie
goo, semisolid, powder, paste, clay
if, while, depending
silence, silent, quiet
spokesperson, speaker, narrator, caller, correspondent, reporter
platform, table, shelf, board, furniture, flat, lie (be in flat position), level, desk
viewer, observer, witness, inspector, reader
upset, sad, guilt, uncomfortable, suffer, stress, frustration, disappointed, disappointment, grief
lover, spouse, sweetheart, beloved, wife
scholar, scientist, expert, specialist, intellectual
second (2nd), secondary
skin, boundary, surface, peel, outer, shape, layer
tenpo ni la
receive, acquire, obtain, acquisition, get, take, gain, download, pickup, collect
spice, extra, additional, adornment
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player, performer, actor
blue, teal, green
car, vehicle, wagon, van, shuttle
every, everything, all, entire, universal, completely, total, entirely, universe, altogether, compre...
jan pi kama jo
companion, neighbour, partner
increasing, growing, grow, growth, expansion, increased, increase, inflation
pretty, attractive, beauty
tomo tawa telo
peer, sibling, brother, twin
boot, shoe, sock, pants
bye (said by person leaving)
bye (said by person staying), goodbye
vendor, businessperson, retailer, customer, consumer
ilo tenpo suno
painter, author, writer
split, division, slice, cut, divide, chop, segment, section
around, near, alongside, nearby, close (adj), accompany, beside
jan pi pana sona
educator, instructor, teacher, mentor
teach, teaching, educate, instruct
jan pi tawa musi
dad, father, daddy
studio, factory, workshop, office
academy, classroom, school
council, senate, congress, administration
tenpo suno kama
square, cube, block
Glires or Eulipotyphla (2021), mouse (2020)
tenpo mute la
typically, usually, tend, commonly
first, original, primary
offender, asshole, enemy
tenpo pi pali ala
jan pi alasa sona
lon ma ante
scary, fear, monster, horror
nanpa luka tu
angry, rage, anger, mad
minute, second (unit of time)
tenpo pimeja ni
era, longtime, century
tomo pi tomo tawa
non-binary person, transgender person, gender non-conforming person
tomo pi sitelen tawa
defender, guard, defendant
jan pi toki pona
Toki Pona speaker
recovery, welcome (interj), recover
herself, himself, itself
jan pi sona esun
we, us, ourselves
average, moderate, medium
tenpo pi jan lili
tenpo pini la
tomo pi pona sijelo
patentially, perhaps, maybe, possibly
kepeken tenpo lili
speak another language in a Toki Pona only environment
pi tenpo pini
tenpo sama la
tomo tawa kon
change a creative work and unintentionally make it worse
ilo pi sitelen tawa
insa pi ma tomo
kulupu pi kalama musi
len pi weka telo
luka luka tu
pali pi kama sona
tenpo suno pini
jan pi mute lili
few (a few people)
jan pi kama suli
kulupu utala telo
pi ma mute
tenpo suno olin
tomo pi pali sona
jan pi kalama musi
jan sona pi tenpo pini
sitelen tawa sona
o kama pona
pana e telo loje