Toki Pona: Kiwen steady, Kiwen mi Amadeus!

Here is just about all the pairs of noun+ modifier you can make using kiwen.  I leave as as exercise to you all the triples, triples with pi, quadruples and quadruples with pi, adverbs and verbs that use kiwen.

kiwen akesi – monstrous metal/rock

kiwen ale – universal rock/metal

kiwen anpa – lower rock (earth’s crust? mantle?)

kiwen esun – store made of rocks/metal (hardware store?)

kiwen ijo – rock thingy

kiwen awen – permanent rock/metal (bedrock?)

kiwen ike – bad rock/metal

kiwen insa – inner rock/metal

kiwen jaki – filthy rock. Coal

kiwen jan – troll that’s seen the light of day (Icelandic reference)

kiwen jelo – sulphur, gold, etc.

kiwen kala – fishy rock/metal

kiwen kalama – rock music ? Too culture specific?

kiwen kasi – vegetable rocks/metal.  Wood.

kiwen kili – fruity rock/metal. Pit or seed.

kiwen kiwen – The meaning of reduplication has not been establish in toki pona.

kiwen kon – vaporized rock/metal.  Metallic vapor like you’d find on planet Venus.

kiwen kule – colorful rock/metal

kiwen kute – audible rock/metal

kiwen kulupu – communal rock/metal

kiwen lape – sleepy rock

kiwen laso – corroded copper,turquoise

kiwen lawa – chief rock

kiwen len – cloth rock, asbestos

kiwen lete – cold rock

kiwen roje – ochre, rust

kiwen linja – ductile metal, wire

kiwen lipu – aluminum foil, malleability metals

kiwen luka – straight arm

kiwen lukin ala – invisible rock, glass, diamond

kiwen lupa – “hole”-y rock, pumice

kiwen ma – land/national rock

kiwen mama – mother rock

kiwen mani – silver/gold/copper, but also sea shell if we don’t want to culture specific.

kiwen meli – feminine rock/metal

kiwen mije – masculine rock/metal

kiwen moli – deadly metal (mercury, arsenic, etc)

kiwen monsi -posterior metal

kiwen mun – moon rock

kiwen nasa – crazy rock, weird rock

kiwen nasin – systematic rock

kiwen nena – bumpy rock

kiwen nimi – named rock

kiwen noka – leg rock

kiwen oko – eye rock

kiwen olin – lovable rock

kiwen pakala – broken rock. Gravel.

kiwen pali – working rock

kiwen palisa – stick rock/metal.  Nail, screw or dowel.

kiwen pan – day old bread

kiwen pini – finished rock

kiwen poka – neighboring rock

kiwen sama – similar rock

kiwen selo – superficial rock

kiwen sewi – super rock

kiwen sijelo – body rock (calcium for bones?)

kiwen sike – round rock

kiwen sinpin – facial rock

kiwen sitelen – pictoral rock

kiwen sona – knowlegeable rocks. ?

kiwen soweli – cute critter rock

kiwen suno – shiny rock/metal.  Officially kiwen is a rock, but “kiwen suno” sounds more like metal to me.

kiwen supa -horizontal rock

kiwen suwi – sweet rock — rock candy

kiwen tawa – mobile rock

kiwen telo – liquic rock — lava, mercury, molten rock during smelting, coal slurry

kiwen toki – talking rock (!)

kiwen tomo – urban/house rock (asphalt? brick? concrete?)

kiwen unpa – erectile tissue

kiwen uta – oral rocks (teeth)

kiwen utala – war rock/metal.  Volatile explosive metals, such as calcium?

kiwen walo – white rock

kiwen wan – one rock

kiwen wawa – powerful rock/metal.  Uranium?

kiwen weka – mining

kiwen wile – desirable rocks- gems, precious metals.

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