|Usage||2023: Core (99% ↗ )|
2022: Core (98%)
|Book and era||nimi pu|
|Part of speech||Content word|
akesi is a core content word relating to reptiles and amphibians.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Semantic space[edit | edit source]
akesi li moku e pipi
akesi li moku e pipi.
The frog eats bugs.
snake (literally, "line-shapped reptile")
pu[edit | edit source]
NOUN non-cute animal; reptile, amphibian
NOUN reptile, amphibian
ku[edit | edit source]
sitelen pona[edit | edit source]
The sitelen pona glyph for akesi represents a reptile with two eyes, drawn with a wider body to distinguish it from pipi. It is commonly drawn either with three or, alternatively, two strokes going through the middle, representing its legs.