|Usage||2023: Core (100% ↗ )|
2022: Core (99%)
|Book and era||nimi pu|
|Part of speech||Content word|
kulupu is a content word relating to groups, collections, and sets.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Semantic space[edit | edit source]
The semantic space of kulupu includes all kinds of groups, collections, and sets, especially those whose elements have something in common.
It can refer to groups of people such as societies, communities, nations, and organizations. This sense can also be specified with kulupu jan, if all of the members of the group are jan.
pu[edit | edit source]
NOUN community, company, group, nation, society, tribe
ku[edit | edit source]
group5, ethnic2, bureau2 , partnership2 , social2 , class2 , array2 , stack2 , committee2 , public2 , affiliation2 , combination2 , sequence2 , pack2 , establishment2 , conference2 , franchise2 , demographic2 , company2 , rally2, organization5 , community5 , collective5 , tribe5 , squad4 , tribal4 , bunch4 , cluster4 , league4 , collection4 , society4 , association4 , crew4 , team3 , club3 , coalition3 , set3 , socially3 , gathering3 , category3 , institution3 , gang3 , assembly3 , meeting3 , pile3 , network3 , crowd3
sitelen pona[edit | edit source]
The sitelen pona glyph for kulupu is a group of three circle radicals (compare ijo) arranged in a triangle. Sometimes the word kulupu is modified by arranging three copies of the modifier's glyph into the triangular layout.