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linja in sitelen pona
linja in sitelen sitelen
Pronunciation /ˈlin.ja/ 🔊 🔊/j/ sounds like English Y, as in "fjord" or "hallelujah".
Usage 2023: Core (99% → )
2022: Core (99%)
Book and era nimi pu
Part of speech Content word
Codepoint 󱤩 U+F1929

linja is a core content word relating to long and flexible objects.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word linja is derived from Finnish linja, meaning "line", ultimately from Latin līnea.[1]

Semantic space[edit | edit source]

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Object words, such as linja, lipu, palisa, supa, and sinpin

The semantic space of linja includes long and flexible objects, resembling a line, such as string, rope, hair, and fiber. It may also refer to a sequence or chain of objects. In common usage, it is also used to describe sitelen pona typefaces.

pu[edit | edit source]

In the "Official Toki Pona Dictionary" section, the book Toki Pona: The Language of Good defines linja as:

NOUN  long and flexible thing; cord, hair, rope, thread, yarn

ku[edit | edit source]

For Toki Pona Dictionary, respondents in ma pona pi toki pona translated these English words as linja:[2]

line5, string5, cord5, rope5, thread4, fibre3, cable3, link3, connection2, ray2, streak2, row2, wire2, hair2, sequence2, chain2, connect2, straight2

sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

The sitelen pona glyph for linja (󱤩) is a wavy line, similar to the tilde or swung dash.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Word Origins. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Toki Pona.
  2. Lang, Sonja (2021). Toki Pona Dictionary. Illustrated by Vacon Sartirani. Tawhid. ISBN 978-0978292362. p. 266.

Further reading[edit | edit source]