su

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su in sitelen pona
su in sitelen sitelen
Pronunciation /su/ 🔊
Usage 2023: Not notable (0% ↘︎ )Caution: Most speakers don't understand this word.2022: Obscure (1%)
Book and era Reserved in ku
Part of speech Content word

su is an equivalent content word to pu and ku for a series of illustrated story books by jan Sonja, starting with the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Toki Pona edition).[1]

The word su was reserved in Toki Pona Dictionary in 2021. Its definition was publicly assigned on 3 February 2024, with the series' reveal and initial release.[2]

Semantic space[edit | edit source]

su is defined as "interacting with a book from the illustrated story book series that began with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, produced by Sonja Lang".[3]

o su

o su!

Interact with the Official Toki Pona story books!

It will likely come to be used to describe styles of Toki Pona used in the series, as well as to the books themselves, like pu and ku.

ku[edit | edit source]

For Toki Pona Dictionary, the word su reserved for future and defined as such:[4]

(word reserved for future use by Sonja Lang)

sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

Placeholder glyph for su in sitelen seli kiwen

The sitelen pona glyph for su[5] represents the front cover of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Toki Pona edition), illustrated by Evan Dahm, with two curves representing the yellow brick road winding across two hills.

Prior to the announcement of Oz (Toki Pona edition), a glyph depicting a cover with the word "su" written in sitelen Lasina was used as a placeholder.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. jan Sonja [@sonjalang]. (4 February 2024). [Message posted in the #toki-pona channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 3 February 2024. "su is an illustrated story book series i am making. Oz is the first".
  2. jan Sonja [@sonjalang]. (4 February 2024). [Message posted in the #ijo-sin channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 3 February 2023. "su alert: whoops, I made a new Toki Pona book: https://tokipona.org/".
  3. jan Sonja [@sonjalang]. (4 February 2024). [Message posted in the #sona.pona.la thread in the #toki-suli channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 3 February 2023.

    i'm going with :

    su: interacting with a book from the illustrated story book series that began with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, produced by Sonja Lang

  4. Lang, Sonja. (18 July 2021). Toki Pona Dictionary. Illustrated by Vacon Sartirani. Tawhid. ISBN 978-0978292362. p. 351.
  5. Sonja Lang. (6 January 2024). "Pre-Release Notes on the su Style of sitelen pona". tokipona.org. (Mirrored on 10 February 2024.)

Further reading[edit | edit source]