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by janlili
Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: Classical Chinese writing system
Replies: 6
Views: 2424

Re: Classical Chinese writing system

Thanks for the clarification; here is a tendency (I fall into it) to think of Chinese as unchanging from Yao to now, even when I know that certainly pronunciation has changed and basic units have become at least disyllabic. Too bad about the particles. The matches don't seem very good but then it i...
by janlili
Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: Classical Chinese writing system
Replies: 6
Views: 2424

Re: Classical Chinese writing system

pakala! I was just on the last line of my reply, when everything vanished, not to be recovered. So, here is what I remember of my responses. 容 seems to be a perfect match for English "can", both permission and container, but it does work for 'poki'. 容 is listed simply as "for" w...
by janlili
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: Classical Chinese writing system
Replies: 6
Views: 2424

Re: Classical Chinese writing system

Very nice and mostly very good, with a few oddities. I don't suppose we can hope for much in the way of direct connection with the particles of tp and something like 'pu' is not going to translate (I do hope the book involved is jing, at least). But some things remain (these resukts are basded on a...
by janlili
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: Classical Chinese writing system
Replies: 6
Views: 2424

Classical Chinese writing system

toki! I found that the Toki Pona Chinese writing system is so so so terrible ! I mean a good Chinese writing system should be elegant and understandable for those who don't even know what Toki Pona is(that is hard, just kidding)! And I just can't stand that "la" is written as "喇"...

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