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by janKipo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: sona pona
Topic: A question to Buddhists
Replies: 6
Views: 4018

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: 189

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: 524

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: 524

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: 524

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: 524

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: 524

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: 524

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: 239

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’.
by janKipo
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: Pakala -> Paka ala
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: Pakala -> Paka ala

Well, I haven’t read up on Lope’s versions of all this in a while, but I suspect they are not quite the same as the communities generally. I would have doctor, etc. ‘jan pi pona sijelo. (person who fixes bodies). A good doctor is probably best as ‘jan pona pi pona sijelo’, though ‘jan pi pona sijelo...

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