jaki - disgusting, obscene, sickly, toxic, unclean, unsanitary
sijelo - body (of person or animal), physical state, torso
kute - ear; to hear, listen; pay attention to, obey
kalama - to produce a sound; recite, utter aloud
alasa - to hunt, forage, seek
o - (vocative, imperative, or optative)
o has three different functions - commands, wishes/desires, and addressing people.
o can be used before a predicate, with no subject, to express a command.
o moku pona
~ eat well!
~ have a nice meal!
o can replace li to express a wish or desire.
jan o pona
~ people should be good
when used with mi or sina, you still have to include o, even though you would omit li.
mi o lape
~ i should sleep
you can put o after a subject to address them.
soweli Sijala o · sina sona ala sona toki pona?
~ tiara, do you know how to speak toki pona?
~ hey bird!
your body should become good
may good come to you
i'm seeking power because of the coming fight
don't be gross!
o kalama ala
o kute e mi
o weka e sona ni!
remove this knowledge!