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by SoweliTeloNasa
Tue May 15, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Comparisons

Using mute/lili as more/less than makes sense to me. It seems in the spirit of being able to use the tp vocabulary in any context that makes sense, and would be similar to other languages. According to a friend at work that speaks Indonesian, a lot of the grammar is similar to tp. And using mute/lil...
by SoweliTeloNasa
Wed May 09, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Adverbs, Auxiliary Verbs, Verbs
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Adverbs, Auxiliary Verbs, Verbs

Although it looks like some words are auxiliary more often (wile/kama for example), could any word be auxiliary or an adverb? I've mostly been following the vocab list to see if a word can be a verb/modifier/noun but I've noticed many words being used in other ways the vocab list says aren't allowed...
by SoweliTeloNasa
Thu May 03, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Quick questions
Replies: 11
Views: 635

Re: Quick questions

pona kin. sina mute li pona. mi toki kepeken toki ike mute. taso sina mute li pona e sona mi. If my toki pona wasn't clear, just want to thank y'all for helping me with all the random questions. tenpo lili la mi toki wawa lon lipu kulupu sin. :) Pretty sure wawa isn't needed there but just imagining...
by SoweliTeloNasa
Thu May 03, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Quick questions
Replies: 11
Views: 635

Re: Quick questions

Based on what y'all have said about wawa, it sounds like one the my examples, mi wile wawa e ilo. would only ever mean 'I want to energize/power-up the the tool'? or something like 'I want (in a way that shows power/dominance) the tool', which seems like it wouldn't be used very often. I had read wa...
by SoweliTeloNasa
Wed May 02, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Quick questions
Replies: 11
Views: 635

Re: Quick questions

pona :) sina sitelen tawa mi kepeken tenpo lili. I've found there always seems to be a simpler or safer way to say ambiguous things and I love all the weird ways your brain has to think about the words. 'Using little time' and 'moku wawa' as 'eating to show strength' might be some of my new favorites.
by SoweliTeloNasa
Wed May 02, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: ala
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: ala

My toki pona knowledge is pretty limited (only a few months of off and on learning) so I'm asking out of curiosity (not saying it should be a certain way, and maybe I'm misunderstand your comments). I read that yes/no questions like the one you mention, 'jan ali li kama ala kama?', are responded to ...
by SoweliTeloNasa
Wed May 02, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Quick questions
Replies: 11
Views: 635

Quick questions

A friend and I have been learning toki pona and just want to clear up things we couldn't find examples for. Can you modify verbs in general or is kin an exception? If I wanted eat a fruit quickly which would be correct? mi moku wawa e kili : i quickly eat the fruit mi moku e kili poka wawa : i eat t...

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