From sona pona

    There is no word for "yes" in toki pona!

    akesi li suwi ala suwi?
    - suwi.
    • Alternatively, you can form a full sentence:
    akesi li suwi anu seme?
    - akesi li suwi!
    • Outside of answering to yes/no questions, there are different possibilities to express general affirmation or agreement.
    akesi li suwi.

    - lon. / ni li lon!
    - ni a!
    - suwi a!
    - mi pilin sama.

    (and many more)
    [scoring a goal at sportsball]

    - pona!
    - wawa a!

    - aa!