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by aikidave
Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: toma tawa sin
Replies: 6
Views: 2426

Re: toma tawa sin

tomo tawa Jeep li nimi e tomo tawa. I'm still trying to get comfortable at naming things in tp. I see now that the above doesn't make sense because a car cannot name itself, among other things. I also messed up using the formula: "x is the name of y"; I need a 'pi' in there, not a 'e'. If...
by aikidave
Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 4
Views: 2001

Re: Halloween

pakala ! I meant to write 'kon pona en sewi pona' for 'good weather'. In the old vocabulary lists, weather was listed as 'kon en sewi'. I meant to add 'pona' after both air and sky. But looking at it again, I don't know if I can use 'en' since weather is a compound word in the object position. But i...
by aikidave
Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: nimi "wall" lon toki pona li seme?
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

Re: nimi "wall" lon toki pona li seme?

How about 'sinpin'?
sinpin - noun - front, chest, torso, face, wall
by aikidave
Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 4
Views: 2001

Halloween

tenpo kama lili la ona li lon tenpo pimeja Alowen. jan lili li len e len musi. jan lili li pana e ijo musi selo sinpin ona. jan li lukin e ni: ona li pilin pona ala. jan lili li kalama lon lupa tomo. jan lili li kama jo e suwi. jan suli pi ali ala li len e len musi kin. jan ali li moku e suwi. jan l...
by aikidave
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: soweli suli li lape
Replies: 12
Views: 5553

Re: soweli suli li lape

janKipo wrote:Somewhere in either the vocab items on this site or in the notes about what Sonja is thinking, 'lukin' is used for "try" but I don't know what the final status will be.


On the wiki at this page and also on the draft tab:
http://en.tokipona.org/wiki/lukin
by aikidave
Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: toma tawa sin
Replies: 6
Views: 2426

toma tawa sin

tenpo suno pini la kulupu mama mi li kama jo e tomo tawa ante. tomo tawa li sin ala. tenpo pini la jan wan li jo e tomo tawa ni. tomo tawa li jo e wawa pi sike tu tu. kon en sewi ike la ona li lawa pona. tomo tawa Jeep li nimi e tomo tawa. ona li pimeja. tenpo mute la mi awen lon linja. mi wile e li...
by aikidave
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Dave's writing - mouse in cellar
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Re: Dave's writing - mouse in cellar

Thank you for your comments. soweli lili li tawa tomo mi tan seme? I forgot to use 'tan' - from where. mi lukin tawa lupa lili I forgot to use 'tawa' - I am looking for a small hole. kon ike li lon tawa tenpo mun tu I like this better to convey the duration of the bad smell. In "I have a mouse&...
by aikidave
Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 20580

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

Oh please, not a ternary system. I spent way too much time working in base 3, when learning to program computers mute luka + years ago! I still get nightmares about it!
I like being able to count on my fingers again in base 10. :)
by aikidave
Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Dave's writing - mouse in cellar
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Re: Dave's writing - mouse in cellar

soweli li moli la kon ike li lon tomo ante mi li sin ala mute. soweli lili li moli lon insa sinpin. tenpo mun tu la kon ike li lon. mi ken ala open e sinpin. My other house was very old. A squirrel died inside the wall. There was a bad smell for 2 months. I could not open up the wall to remove the ...
by aikidave
Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Dave's writing - mouse in cellar
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Dave's writing - mouse in cellar

mi jo e soweli lili lon tomo anpa pi tomo mi. mi lukin e ko jaki tan soweli lili. mi weka e ko jaki. soweli lili li jo e pipi lili ike. pipi lili ike li ken pakala e sijelo jan. mi kama jo e moku ike. moku ike li moli e soweli lili. soweli lili li tawa tomo mi seme? mi lukin lupa lili. mi wile moli ...

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