|Usage||2023: Core (99% ↗ )|
2022: Core (97%)
|Book and era||nimi pu|
|Part of speech||Content word|
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Semantic space[edit | edit source]
The semantic space of mani includes anything related to money and wealth, that is, any item accepted as payment. Some examples include coins, paper bills, gold (used as a currency system until the 20th century), cryptocurrency, large domestic animals (such as cows and cattle), and rei stones.
pu[edit | edit source]
In the "Official Toki Pona Dictionary" section, the book Toki Pona: The Language of Good defines mani as:
NOUN money, cash, savings, wealth; large domesticated animal
ku[edit | edit source]
money5, pension2, expense2 , economic2 , fund2 , revenue2 , budget2 , salary2 , credit2 , compensation2 , earnings2 , price2 , value2 , income2 , subsidy2 , profit2 , cow2 , toll2 , payment2 , large domesticated animal2 , wealthy2, cash5 , monetary5 , currency5 , treasure4 , wealth4 , worth4 , cattle4 , dollar4 , financial4 , funding3 , fiscal3 , wage3 , fee3 , cost3 , valuable3
sitelen pona[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Word Origins. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Toki Pona.
- jan Sonja [@sonjalang] (01 September 2021). [Message posted in the
#pana-sonachannel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. "it comes from the secondary meaning of mani, i.e. large domesticated animal". Discord.