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kommunikere, sige, snakke, tale, bruge sprog, tænke; hilse på; hallo

semantic space · lipamanka

The semantic space of toki contains any form or act of communication. This can be communication using the mouth, such as spoken language, or communication using the hands, such as signed languages. This could be communication using a written medium. toki doesn't have to just be for humans. Bee dances are toki. toki doesn't have to be between two parties either. Communication with one's self (such as someone thinking or talking to themselves) is toki. toki can get very abstract. If I can feel the atmospheric pressure change and I can detect that it's probably going to rain later because I'm old, I could say that the sky is toki-ing to me. If I read a sign, the action that sign is doing can be toki.

ku translations

communicate100, communication100, conversation100, hello100, say100, speak100, speech100, talk100, language94, tell93, statement92, hi88, discuss83, discussion82, discourse75, mention73, comment67, refer62, message61, dialogue60, express60, remark60, call56, reporting56, narrative53, commentary50, contact50, disclose50, respond50, admit47, proposal47, verbal47, tale46, declare44, interview44, story44, answer43, testify43, expression42, report42, phrase41, excuse40, hey40, reply39, response39, greet36, confess33, declaration33, interaction33, suggest33, quote32, preach31, state31, describe30, negotiate30, claim27, specify27, feedback26, accuse25, consult25, counsel25, coverage25, proposition25, suggestion25

pu verbatim

VERB to communicate, say, speak, say, talk, use language, think


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found in pu

coined pre-pu


Tok Pisin · tok ‘talk’

English · talk

coined by jan Sonja

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emission modifier + ijo or a general circle

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