From sona pona, the English–Toki Pona wiki
musi in sitelen pona
musi in sitelen sitelen
Pronunciation /ˈ (listen)
Usage 2023: Core (100% → )
2022: Core (100%)
Book and era nimi pu
Part of speech Content word
Codepoint 󱤻 U+F193B

musi is a core content word relating to art and entertainment.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word musi is derived from Esperanto amuzi, meaning "to amuse, to entertain".[1]

Semantic space[edit | edit source]

Under construction: This section needs work:
inclusion of more meanings
If you know about this topic, you can help us by editing it. (See all)

The semantic space of musi includes things considered artistic, entertaining, humorous, or interesting.[2] It includes games.

pu[edit | edit source]

In the "Official Toki Pona Dictionary" section, the book Toki Pona: The Language of Good defines musi as:

ADJECTIVE  artistic, entertaining, frivolous, playful, recreational

ku[edit | edit source]

For Toki Pona Dictionary, respondents in ma pona pi toki pona translated these English words as musi:

entertainment5, fun5, funny5, play5, game5, comedy5, art3, artistic3, fascinating2, humour2, interesting2, irony2, sport2, enjoy2, creative2, playoffs2

sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

The sitelen pona glyph for musi possibly represents a pictogram of a smile with rosy cheeks or a lyre.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Word Origins. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Toki Pona.
  2. lipamanka. "toki pona dictionary".
  3. ilo Eko. sitelen pona etymology rough draft i guess. Google Docs. Archived from the original on 5 November 2023.