telo

meaning

water, liquid, fluid, wet substance; beverages

semantic space · lipamanka

telo can be liquids and other things that don’t hold a shape. Water, milk, and vinegar are telo. telo can be more viscous. Oils are telo. telo can be used less literally, to describe things that aren’t physical objects. The changing aspect of a way of speaking toki pona that doesn’t stay the same can be telo. If something changes form and doesn’t hold its shape, it fits within telo’s semantic space.

ku translations

fluid⁵, water⁵, wet⁴, wash³, pond³, pool³, drink², shower², lake²

pu verbatim

NOUN water, liquid, fluid, wet substance; beverage

usage

core · 100% usage

found in pu

coined pre-pu

origin

Acadian French · de l’eau ‘(some) water’

by jan Sonja

sitelen pona

telo

pictogram of wave. compare blissymbol “water”

sitelen sitelen

telo sitelen sitelen

sitelen Emosi

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ucsur

U+F196A

audio

kala Asi

jan Lakuse

luka pona

gif · mp4