Word Noun Verb transitive Verb intransitive Modifier Interjection Other (conj, prep)
a         ah, ha, uh, oh, ooh, aw, well  
akesi non-cute animal, reptile, amphibian          
ala nothing, negation, zero     no, not, none, un no !  
ali / ale everything, anything, life, the universe     all, every, complete, whole    
anpa bottom, lower part, under, below, floor, beneath lower, defeat   all, every, complete, whole    
ante difference change, alter, modify   different   otherwise, or else
anu           or
awen   stay, wait, remain keep remaining, stationary, permanent, sedentary    
e           separator
en           and
esun shop, store, place of commerece   shop      
ijo thing, something, stuff, anything, object objectify   of something    
ike negativity, badness, evil to make bad, to worsen, to have a negative effect upon to be bad, to suck bad, negative, wrong, evil, overly complex, (figuratively), unhealthy oh dear! woe! alas!  
ilo tool, device, machine, thing, used for a specific purpose          
insa inside, inner world, center, stomach          
jaki dirt, pollution, garbage, filth pollute, dirty   dirty, gross, filthy ew! yuck!  
jan person, people, human, being, somebody, anybody personify, humanize, personalize   human, somebody's, personal, of people    
jelo       yellow, light green    
jo having have, contain       kama receive, get, take, obtain
kala fish, sea creature          
kalama sound, noise, voice sound, ring, play (an
make noise      
kama event, happening, chance, arrival, beginning bring about, summon come, become, arrive, happen, pursue actions to arrive to (a certain state), manage to, start to coming, future    
kasi plant, leaf, herb, tree, wood          
ken possibility, ability, power to do things, permission make possible, enable, allow, permit can, is able to, is allowed to, may, is possible     (conj) it is possible that
kepeken   use       (prep) with
kili fruit, pulpy vegetable, mushroom          
kin       also, too, even, indeed (emphasizes the word(s) before it    
kiwen hard thing, rock, stone, metal, mineral, clay     hard, solid, stone-like, made of stone or metal    
ko ko n semi-solid or squishy substance, e.g. paste, powder, gum          
kon air, wind, smell, soul     air-like, ethereal, gaseous    
kule colour, paint colour, paint   colourful    
kute   listen, hear   auditory, hearing    
kulupu group, community, society, company, people   form a group, get together communal, shared, public, of the society    
la           separator between adverb or phrase of context and sentence
lape sleep, rest   sleep, rest sleeping, of sleep    
laso       blue, blue-green    
lawa head, mind lead, control, rule, steer   main, leading, in charge    
len clothing, cloth, fabric   clothe, dress decorate      
lete cold cool down, chill, freeze   cold, uncooked    
li           separator
lili   reduce, shorten, shrink, lessen   small, little, young, a bit, short, few, less    
linja long, very thin, floppy thing, e.g. string, rope, hair, thread, cord, chain          
lipu flat and bendable thing, e.g. paper, card, ticket          
loje       red    
lon   put in place be there, be present, be real/true, exist, be awake     prep be (located) in/at/on
luka hand, arm to touch with hand   five (5)    
lukin   see, look at, watch, read look, watch out, pay attention visual(ly)    
lupa hole, window, door          
ma land, earth, country, (outdoor) area          
mama parent, mother, father     of the parent, parental, maternal, fatherly    
mani money, material wealth, currency, dollar, capital          
meli woman, female, girl, wife, girlfriend     female, feminine, womanly    
mi I, we     my, our    
mije man, male, husband, boyfriend     male, masculine, manly    
moku food, meal vt eat, drink, swallow, ingest, consume        
moli death kill die, be dead dead, deadly, fatal    
monsi back, rear end, butt, behind     back, rear    
mu         woof! meow! moo! etc. (cute animal noise)  
mun moon     lunar    
musi fun, playing, game, recreation, art, entertainment amuse, entertain play, have fun artful, fun, recreational    
mute amount, quantity make many or much   many, very, much, several, a lot, abundant, numerous, more    
nanpa number         -th (ordinal numbers)
nasa   drive crazy, make weird   silly, crazy, foolish, drunk, strange, stupid, weird    
nasin way, manner, custom, road, path, doctrine, system, method          
nena bump, nose, hill, mountain, button          
ni       this, that    
nimi word, name          
noka leg, foot          
o         sep O (vocative or imperative) interj hey! (calling somebody's attention)  
oko eye          
olin love to love (a person)   love    
ona she, he, it, they     her, his, its, their    
open   open, turn on        
pan  cereal, grain, rice, bread, pasta          
pakala blunder, accident, mistake, destruction, damage, breaking screw up, botch, ruin, break, hurt, injure, damage, spoil, ruin screw up, fall apart, break   damn !  
pali activity, work, deed, project vt do, make, build, create vi act, work, function active, work-related, operating, working    
palisa long, mostly hard object, e.g. rod, stick, branch          
pana giving, transfer, exchange give, put, send, place, release, emit, cause        
pi           sep of, belonging to
pilin feelings, emotion, heart feel, think, sense, touch feel      
pimeja darkness, shadows darken   black, dark    
pini end, tip finish, close, end, turn off   completed, finished, past, done, ago    
pipi bug, insect, spider          
poka side, hip, next to     neighbouring   prep in the accompaniment of, with
poki container, box, bowl, cup, glass          
pona good, simplicity, positivity improve, fix, repair, make good   good, simple, positive, nice, correct, right great! good! thanks! OK! cool! yay!  
sama       same, similar, equal, of equal status or position   prep like, as, seem
seli fire, warmth, heat heat, warm up, cook   hot, warm, cooked    
selo outside, surface, skin, shell, bark, shape, peel          
seme           oth what, which, wh- (question word)
sewi high, up, above, top, over, on raise up   superior, elevated, religious, formal    
sijelo body, physical state          
sike circle, wheel, sphere, ball, cycle     round, cyclical    
sin   renew, renovate, freshen   new, fresh, another, more    
sina you     your    
sunpin front, chest, torso, face, wall          
sitelen picture, image draw, write        
sona knowledge, wisdom, intelligence, understanding vt know, understand, know how to; kama learn, study vi know, understand      
soweli animal, especially land mammal, lovable animal          
suli size enlarge, lengthen   big, tall, long, adult, important, heavy    
suno sun, light          
supa horizontal surface, e.g furniture, table, chair, pillow, floor          
suwi candy, sweet food sweeten   sweet, cute    
tan origin, cause         prep from, by, because of, since
taso       only, sole   conj but
tawa movement move, displace go to, walk, travel, move, leave moving, mobile   prep to, in order to, towards, for,
telo water, liquid, juice, sauce water, wash with water       until
tenpo time, period of time, moment, duration, situation          
toki language, talking, speech, communication say talk, chat, communicate talking, verbal hello! hi!  
tomo indoor constructed space, e.g. house, home, room, building     mod urban, domestic, household    
tu duo, pair double, separate/cut/divide in two   two    
unpa sex, sexuality          
uta mouth     oral    
utala conflict, disharmony, competition, fight, war, battle, attack, blow, argument, physical or verbal violence hit, strike, attack, compete against        
walo white thing or part, whiteness, lightness     white, light (colour)    
wan unit, element, particle, part, piece unite, make one   one, a    
waso bird, winged animal          
wawa energy, strength, power strengthen, energize, empower   energetic, strong, fierce, intense, sure, confident    
weka absense throw away, remove, get rid of   away, absent, missing    
wile desire, need, will to want, need, wish, have to, must, will, should   necessary