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by jan Ne
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: Pakala -> Paka ala
Replies: 8
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Re: Pakala -> Paka ala

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix ... ona/pakala
pakala is not from Finnish
It's from Tok Pisisn bagarap
by jan Ne
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)

The alternative way of using the numbers in this system might be a little more complicated, so there are some possibilities when using this method: Use "... pi nanpa ..." for ordinals and numbers jan pi nanpa Sen = seven people, the seventh person *This system would rely heavily on context...
by jan Ne
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)

New version (choice of words) duly entered into the groaning file. Note (as often) putting ‘nanpa’ in front of these strings converts them to ordinals; not what is intended. Using nanpa before the numbers is just for those who would rather not add words to the current vocabulary, because it treats ...
by jan Ne
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)
Replies: 5
Views: 392

nasin nanpa pi toki Topisin (toki pona number system based on Tok Pisin)

I've developed a number system based on words from Tok Pisin that describes the basic digits: Tok Pisin's number system: 0 - siro 1 - wan 2 - tu 3 - tri 4 - foa 5 - faiv 6 - sikis 7 - seven 8 - et 9 - nain 10 - ten 1000 - tausen toki pona transliteration of Tok Pisin's system: 0 - ala/sike* 1 - wan ...

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