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by janKipo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Comparisons

I don’t follow Tepan here. Sometimes he seems to like ‘lon poka {}’ for “more than”, sometimes not. But he then goes off on what I take is an attack (very unclearly stated -- what do adjectives have to do with it?) on the use of ‘poka’ as a preposition for “with (comitative)”, Sonja’s own creation, ...
by janKipo
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Comparisons

The “if” problems with ‘la’ remain. What if A is not x, nor B neither. One may still be more x than the other. But the whole scientific bit about curves and standard deviations is unrealistic in real language, where we go by spur of the moment intuitions, “feelings”. in many cases (and, of course, o...
by janKipo
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Comparisons

Well, my literal mind goes immediately to “But A is not very x, so what does that make B?” Strictly, then the whole is true, even if B is clearly even more very x than A. I suppose we could go with some subjunctive sense, but even then, if A were very x, why would B only slightly x any more than is ...
by janKipo
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: jan pi ma tomo Manatan
Replies: 18
Views: 195

Re: jan pi ma tomo Manatan

pona! mi sona ala e nimi pi ma sina la sina pana e pona tawa mi. (ken la ‘Lon Kalan’ kin?)
by janKipo
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: jan pi ma tomo Manatan
Replies: 18
Views: 195

Re: jan pi ma tomo Manhatan

No h in tp, so 'Manatan'. Ante la, pona.
Kama pona tawa toki pona. O awen sitelen olukin e FAQ lon tpnimi.blogspot.com.
by janKipo
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: musi
Topic: sike pi akesi waso
Replies: 19
Views: 319

Re: sike pi akesi waso

mi pilin ike tan ni. sina toki pona keeken toki pona. kin la mi wile lukin e pini pi toki sina.
tawa pona.
by janKipo
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: musi
Topic: sike pi akesi waso
Replies: 19
Views: 319

Re: sike pi akesi waso

nimi ‘sike pi akesi waso’ li pona.
What of my errors (mainly, I hope, word choices) don’t you like?
by janKipo
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: musi
Topic: sike pi akesi waso
Replies: 19
Views: 319

Re: sike pi akesi waso

mi pilin e ni: mi wile toki kepeken lipu pi jan Sonja. taso mi kama sona e nasin ante la mi ken sona e toki ante. mi ante e pakala li sitelen e toki sin. 1. jan Puluma en jan Sonoku tenpo pini mute la jan Sonoku li tawa lon ma nena. ona li wawa li utala e kasi suli. ona li wile moku. tenpo ni la ja...
by janKipo
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: musi
Topic: Desiderata in TP
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Desiderata in TP

mi lukin kin e ni lon lipu sewi.
by janKipo
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: musi
Topic: sike pi akesi waso
Replies: 19
Views: 319

Re: sike pi akesi waso

a jan ali li toki e ni: ona li pu. ni li sona e ni: ona li pali e toki pi jan Sonja. taso tenpo la jan ali li pu ala tan ni: jan Sonja li toki ala e ijo ali. ijo ante li kama la jan li wile pali e ijo. taso ijo ni li ken ala ijo pi toki pi jan Sonja. tan ni la ona li pali ante. ken la ona li pali e ...

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