List of ma pona pi toki pona slang

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This is a list of slang words created in the ma pona pi toki pona server.

lonsi[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation /ˈlon.si/
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.
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lonsi is a joke word used in ma pona pi toki pona, having no set meaning, except for the phrase "lonsi li lonsi."

The earliest mention of the current word lonsi was in 2023, although there were previous mentions of lonsi likely unrelated to the current word.[1] It originated as a portmanteau between the word tonsi and lon (as an interjection meaning "true! I agree!"). The word spread through repeated mention of it in the #kama-pona and #toki-pona channels, mainly by monsuta Kijana, akasi Aliki, and jan Emikili.

penpo[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation /ˈpen.po/
Usage 2023: N/ACaution: This word has not been surveyed for. Most speakers likely don't understand it.
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penpo is a joke word referring to the toki pona taso event in ma pona pi toki pona and bot which runs it; they are respectively tenpo penpo and ilo penpo. It is often used more broadly as a synonym of toki pona taso. The word penpo is a corruption of the word tenpo, referring to the time-frame of this event, and named this way for the amusement of rhyming tenpo.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. jan Emikili [@jan_emikili]. (9 August 2023). [Message posted in the #kama-pona channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
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