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by jan_Lope
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D

toki! :) Mi toki e toki pona lili. Sina toki e toki pona mute. Mi wile kama sono. toki! maybe better is: mi toki lili e toki pona. (or: mi toki lili, kepeken toki pona. ) lili is an adverb here. sina toki mute e toki pona. mi wile kama sona. The first letter in the sentence is not capitalized. BTW:...
by jan_Lope
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book
Replies: 21
Views: 9501

Re: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book

The new version also contains words like monsuta = monster (among other meanings). In case not all of these words and/or meanings are included in the "Official Toki Pona Word List", is there any particular way to distinguish between those which are included and those which aren't? By that...
by jan_Lope
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D

All people are different in thinking and acting. But one should try to understand each other. Sometimes it is not easy but it is necessary.

Jeder soll nach seiner Façon selig werden.
Friedrich II., König von Preußen
by jan_Lope
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D

toki! ken la toki pona li ' pona, tawa sina. Since unambiguity is not Toki Pona's primary goal, the reader/listener is more likely to accept unclear statements than in other languages. Toki Pona is the opposite of "Beamtendeutsch". Toki Pona can be a kind of pun and stimulates the imaginat...
by jan_Lope
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: The riddle-ish aspect of toki pona :D

toki! Welcome to the world of Toki Pona! It is not the goal of Toki Pona to describe complex issues. Dissertations and scientific papers will never written in Toki Pona. Lawyers, bureaucrats, theologians and politicians are be warned of the side-effect of this language. It is not he aim of Toki Pona...
by jan_Lope
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book
Replies: 21
Views: 9501

Re: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book

KNTRO wrote:But there's a lot more of crazy things in that book. You're gonna have fun for sure. :lol:


Unfortunately, such a statement has nothing to do with objective and concrete criticism. Unfortunately, it is not helpful.
by jan_Lope
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book
Replies: 21
Views: 9501

Re: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book

WTF? :?: I guess no one ever needs to say I am food in Toki Pona, despite its well known ambiguity. But there's a lot more of crazy things in that book. You're gonna have fun for sure. :lol: toki! Please see here: http://forums.tokipona.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&p=16304#p16304 I use the apostrophes...
by jan_Lope
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book
Replies: 21
Views: 9501

Re: About the "Toki Pona: The Simple Way Of Life" book

KNTRO wrote:The book is by jan Pije and jan Lope. You can read it and download it from here.


toki!

This is an old version. The current issue can be found here: https://jan-lope.github.io/Toki_Pona_lessons_English/

pona!
by jan_Lope
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: jan pi toki pona
Topic: toki!
Replies: 3
Views: 12675

Re: toki!

jan "KNTRO" o, toki!

ken la lipu mi li ' pona, tawa sina. https://jan-lope.github.io/Toki_Pona_lessons_English/
by jan_Lope
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Verb vs. Predicate
Replies: 13
Views: 4396

Re: Verb vs. Predicate

toki! As we have seen, Toki pona sentences are ambiguous if one cannot determine whether the predicate is a verb, a noun or a noun. For example: ona li pona. - pona as transitive verb: It is fixing. ona li pona. - pona as noun: It is the good thing. ona li pona. - pona as adjective: It is good. If t...

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