we (content word)

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we in sitelen pona
Pronunciation /we/
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

we is an obscure post-ku content word roughly meaning "guy".

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word we is derived from colloquial Mexican Spanish güey, meaning "dude, guy". It was coined by jan Kiwisin and jan Telupiso in 2022.

Semantic space[edit | edit source]

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we roughly means "guy, pal, friend, buddy".

sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

The sitelen pona glyph for we (we) depicts a face with sunglasses.

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