slape

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Pronunciation /ˈsla.pe/
Usage 2023: Obscure (2% ↗︎ )Caution: Most speakers don't understand this word.2022: Obscure (1%)
Book and era No book (post-pu)
Part of speech Content word

slape is a humorous synonym of lape. It breaks Toki Pona's phonotactics with the consonant cluster sl-.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word was coined by jan Kawa in 2017 and is a blend of the Toki Pona word lape and English sleep.[1]

sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

The sitelen pona glyph for slape (slape) combines that of lape (lape) with the Latin letter S.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. jan Kawa [@j.kawa]. (25 June 2017). [Message posted in the #toki-pona channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. "Slape li ike".
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