|Usage||2023: Core (99% ↗ )|
2022: Core (98%)
|Book and era||nimi pu|
|Part of speech||Content word|
ko is a core content word relating to semi-solid objects.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Semantic space[edit | edit source]
The semantic space of ko includes semi-solid objects, such as pastes and powders. These are combined because whether something is ko is independent of how much moisture it has; dry soil is still ko if it becomes mud.
pu[edit | edit source]
NOUN clay, clinging form, dough, semi-solid, paste, powder
ku[edit | edit source]
goo5, sand2, dust2 , substance2 , cream2 , dough2 , mud2, semisolid5 , paste4 , powder4 , clay3
sitelen pona[edit | edit source]
The sitelen pona glyph for ko represents a closed, blobby shape, roughly in the shape of a five-pointed star. It may be drawn in any way as long as it is recognizable. Several fonts have support for multiple alternative versions of the glyph. The following example is from linja lipamanka:
sitelen sitelen[edit | edit source]
The sitelen sitelen glyph for ko is the same as the syllable glyph for "ko".