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by janKipo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: en sina pilin seme?
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Re: en sina pilin seme?

The original question was “I hate cooking. ... And you?” Assuming hate is like love and only applies to sentient objects, we get ‘seli (or pali) moku li ike tawa mi.... sina?’ The second part might be more recognizable (since we don’t do fragments well) as ‘sina pilin seme? (or ‘seme pilin’)?’ The f...
by janKipo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: sona pona
Topic: A question to Buddhists
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

Re: A question to Buddhists

It’s legal and means “not everything”, probably not what you were aiming for. Maybe ‘ala ali’ “absolutely nothing”?
by janKipo
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: musi
Topic: toki pona translations for a novel!
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: toki pona translations for a novel!

Well, I’m an editor, so I correct and comment on what is offered, but am not much good at doing original work -- even translations. But feed me attempts and aI will correct an explain as much as you can stand (and then a bit). I have a delusion, left over from a successful couple of years of German ...
by janKipo
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

o monsuta ala. jan Lope en mi li utala ala. jan Lope li wile sona ala e ni: mi lon. mi toki e ijo pona pi ona e lon pi toki ona. pona! (In this case, “You’re welcome!”). mi mute li wile pana e pona tawa jan sin. ‘mi sona pi lili taso’ ‘toki kepeken toki Kanse/Inli/ Epanja’. taso sitelen sina li pona...
by janKipo
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

Well, Lope’s toki pona is very conservative; he does not acknowledge many changes which the community has adopted (most of the spamming he mentions consisted of pointing this out, though I may have said a few things not apprporate for addressing my elders). So, some of his suggestions would be hard ...
by janKipo
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

Well, Lope’s toki pona is very conservative; he does not acknowledge many changes which the community has adopted (most of the spamming he mentions consisted of pointing this out, though I may have said a few things not apprporate for addressing my elders). So, some of his suggestions would be hard ...
by janKipo
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

jan pi kulupu pi toki pona li pona mute tawa jan sin! pona! toki pona li jo e nimi pi nanpa lili (/lili/ pi mute lili). taso mi toki li sitelen e toki la mi wile pali mute. pana nimi ni anu nimi tan seme? :roll: mi sona ala e kulupu pini. “Is this a given word or a word from where?” (neither, it is ...
by janKipo
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

tan lawa taso, mi sona e jan wan taso pi tan ma Kanse, ona li jan Sewe li awen lon ma seli. taso mi sona ala e lon. lon selo pi toki pona la ona li Serge Ganachaud. ona li lon lipu Toki Pona pi lipu Pesapu (Facebook).
by janKipo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: pona!
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: pona!

jan Sepasijen o, kama pona tawa toki pona.
sina wile la mi ken pona e toki ni sina. taso kin la mi sona e toki sina. o awen sitelen kepeken toki pona. sina pali la sina kama jan pona pi toki pona.
by janKipo
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: Pakala -> Paka ala
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: Pakala -> Paka ala

We seem to be playing a different game here than etymology, though I am not sure what it is exactly, nor whether it is ultimately interesting. Note that Finnish “parantaa” would not give ‘paka(la)’ but ‘palanta’.

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