lesson 16 - colours


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󱤒 jelo - yellow, yellowish

󱤣 laso - blue, green

󱤫 loje - red, reddish

󱥏 pimeja - black, dark, unlit

󱥲 walo - white, whitish; light-coloured, pale


~ colours

there's not really much special to say about colours. i just thought it'd be a nice break from grammar.

~ examples

soweli jelo pimeja

~ black and yellow dog

soweli pi jelo pimeja

~ dark-yellow dog


~ translate from toki pona to english

mi loje e tomo · mi la loje li kule wawa a

i paint the house pink. i think it's a vibrant colour

(could also be any other reddish colour but i translated with pink cuz thats a nice colour)

kule la seme li pona mute tawa sina

what's your favourite colour?

sewi li kama pimeja

the sky is getting dark

~ translate from english to toki pona

the bees are on the flowers

pipi li lon kasi

pipi jelo pimeja li lon kasi

the ocean is green

telo suli li laso

what colour is your house?

tomo sina li kule seme

kule seme li lon tomo sina

the sun is not yellow

suno li jelo ala


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