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by jan-ante
Wed May 23, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:
Replies: 18
Views: 8461

Re: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:

My point is just that, if we are to teach tp to others, we need to make no additional demands other than that of the language itself. but tp is also a kind of exotica like other scripts and religions. i would reformulate your point like this: the sets of conlang "nuts" and conscript "...
by jan-ante
Wed May 23, 2012 4:20 am
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: 'pilin pona'
Replies: 5
Views: 2984

Re: 'pilin pona'

Something someone wrote the other day (obviously, I can't remember any details) got me thinking about 'pilin pona' "feel good". this one ? This is an obvious calque of English and (perhaps therefore) an established tp usage. Yet it seems to be wrong-headed from a tp point of view. It look...
by jan-ante
Tue May 22, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:
Replies: 18
Views: 8461

Re: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:

...novel scripts (I've done a few myself) very interesting only making the point that they are NOT to be used as standard for tp (or any other language meant to be learned by Western folk). i am sorry, i disagree again. it is the "Western folk" who have made so many views to script topics...
by jan-ante
Tue May 22, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: musi
Topic: nimi musi lili mi
Replies: 1
Views: 3175

Re: nimi musi lili mi

janWikiWiki wrote:mi wile pilin ali
= i want (to) feel generally, so mi wile e pilin ale could be better, but to keep 5 7 5 one can do like this: mi wile e pilin sin

my turn:
mi wile sona
e ijo suli mute
lawa li seli
by jan-ante
Thu May 17, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:
Replies: 18
Views: 8461

Re: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:

taso kepeken mi pi toki pona li suli e ken pi toki ni. taso suli ni li sama kepeken pi jan Sonj en jan Pije. ona li sama ala. ante pi toki sina li suli mute. coming back to the topic, i would like like to disagree with statement of jan Kipo about new scripts. new scripts are worth to do and encoura...
by jan-ante
Thu May 17, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: musi
Topic: mama en jan lili en soweli
Replies: 4
Views: 4331

Re: mama en jan lili en soweli

ona li tawa noka la li pana e telo sijelo! should be a subject between la and li . i would say ona li tawa noka la telo sijelo li pana / selo li kama telo jan lili li anpa lon ma. it could be understood as "fall down", so tawa ma might be better ona tu li open tawa sin lon ni. ol korekt, ...
by jan-ante
Tue May 15, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:
Replies: 18
Views: 8461

Re: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:

mi pilin e ni: jan mute li kama sona e toki tomo sin la jan li wile pali e nasin sitelen sin. tenpo ali la ni li kama. nasin ni li pakala la jan pi toki sin li kama kepeken e nasin ni. kepeken ni li kama ike e toki tawa jan pi kama sona. nanpa wan la ona li wile kama sona e nasin sitelen. ni pini l...
by jan-ante
Tue May 15, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: sitelen toki
Topic: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:
Replies: 18
Views: 8461

Re: sitelen nasin sin mi pi toki pona:

sitelen nasin ni li pona ala pona tawa sina?

tan li seme?
what was your particular reason to create a new script? why the old ones not good for you? do you plan to make some particular advantages in your script compared with old ones?
by jan-ante
Wed May 09, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: mi sona ala e nimi "la". ni li seme?
Replies: 9
Views: 3204

Re: mi sona ala e nimi "la". ni li seme?

mute la mi wile lape. I often want to sleep. often = tenpo mute la , it is not really clear what it mute la . in fact a noun before la needs to have a meaning of "context word" in tp dictionary; these are ken (la) - probably, may be, could be; ante (la) - alternatively; tenpo x (la) - at ...
by jan-ante
Wed May 09, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: What kind of innovation(s) are permissible in tp?
Replies: 52
Views: 16745

Re: What kind of innovation(s) are permissible in tp?

http://tokilili.shoutem.com/ seems to be a stupid forum. it still urges me to wait for some "approval" although i registred long ago.

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