|Usage||2023: Core (99% ↗ )|
2022: Core (97%)
|Book and era||nimi pu|
|Part of speech||Content word|
nena is a core content word relating to bumps.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Semantic space[edit | edit source]
In relation to the face, the word nena most commonly refers to the nose. As a verb, it relates to interacting with the nose. Some examples include smelling, sniffing, touching with the nose, and giving an Eskimo kiss. Note that nena includes all bumps on the face, as well as the head, such as pimples, the chin, and ears.
pu[edit | edit source]
NOUN bump, button, hill, mountain, nose, protuberance
ku[edit | edit source]
hill4, ridge2, button2 , peak2 , mountain2 , pile2 , breast1 , mount1 , fold1, nose3
sitelen pona[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Word Origins. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Toki Pona.