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by jan_Lope
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: Experimental punctuation for didactical purposes
Replies: 16
Views: 467

Re: Experimental punctuation for didactical purposes

toki! For didactical purposes, specifically in order to illustrate Toki Pona sentence structures, I'm using the following punctuation: https://github.com/stefichjo/toki-pona/blob/master/nasin-toki.md#sitelen-musi-pi-poka-nimi If you would like your sentence to be analyzed, please post it in this th...
by jan_Lope
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: Experimental punctuation for didactical purposes
Replies: 16
Views: 467

Re: Experimental punctuation for didactical purposes

janTepanNetaPelin wrote:In many cases, the official book eliminates commas (between li-phrases, e-phrases), but not always. For clarity, I keep them in the didactical punctuation.

ona li lili li lete.
ona li lili, li lete.


toki!

What's that good for?
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: musi
Topic: toki pona translations for a novel!
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: toki pona translations for a novel!

toki! lipu sin ni li lon. ni li sitelen, lon ni: tomo tawa mun li kama, tan sewi. jan pi mun ante li toki, kepeken toki pona. taso toki pi lipu ni li ' toki Tosi. https://www.amazon.de/Kleiner-Besuch-Tom-Bleek/dp/1980231451/ref=zg_bs_5452879031_5?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=DRYEKRW0BM22RWQH5...
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: jan pi ma tomo Manatan
Replies: 22
Views: 896

Re: jan pi ma tomo Manatan

janKuka wrote:jan Sunlin o, tenpo suli la, mi pilin e ijo toki musi sina; taso mi ken ala sona e sona pini [answer/solution(?)] ona! ona li seme?


toki!

Why do you use a semicolon?
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 20
Views: 1614

Re: Comparisons

janKuka wrote:How about connecting the two sentences with la?

A li x mute la, B li x lili.


toki!

Note that a conditional phrase is formed with "la".
IF A li x mute THEN B li x lili.

BTW: Before or after "la" is no comma nessesary.
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 20
Views: 1614

Re: Comparisons

SoweliNasa wrote:How about X defeats Y?

lipu li anpa e kiwen.


toki!

"anpa" is a transitive verb here. "The book defeats the stone." This is an action statement and not a comparison.
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 20
Views: 1614

Re: Comparisons

You have more money than I have. ("Your money is more than mine.") mani sina li mute lon poka pi mani mi. mani sina li mute mani mi. toki! In the first sentence "mute" can only be a predicate noun (amount, quantity) or a predicate adjective (many, very, much, several, a lot, abu...
by jan_Lope
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 20
Views: 1614

Re: Comparisons

janTepanNetaPelin wrote:"jan li suli mute, mani li suli lili."


toki!

Commas are not used at the end of a sentence.
"jan li suli mute. mani li suli lili."
by jan_Lope
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: jan pi ma tomo Manatan
Replies: 22
Views: 896

Re: jan pi ma tomo Manatan

jan Lope o, sina li pali e lipu seme, kepeken ilo Latesi?[/quote] toki! mi pali e lipu ni, kepeken ilo Latesi. Lessons pdf (A4) https://github.com/jan-Lope/Toki_Pona_lessons_English/raw/gh-pages/toki-pona-lessons_en.pdf pdf (us letter) https://github.com/jan-Lope/Toki_Pona_lessons_English/raw/gh-pag...
by jan_Lope
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: jan pi ma tomo Manatan
Replies: 22
Views: 896

Re: jan pi ma tomo Manatan

jan Lope o, sina li pali e lipu seme, kepeken ilo Latesi? toki! mi pali e lipu ni, kepeken ilo Latesi. List of Official Toki Pona Words txt https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jan-Lope/Toki_Pona_lessons_English/gh-pages/nimi_pi_toki_pona.txt csv https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jan-Lope/Toki_Pona_le...

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