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by janKipo
Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Comments on esun
Replies: 33
Views: 8910

Re: Comments on esun

OK, gotcha. jan Sonja does distinguish the two things as two separable meanings of the word, but then mixes the examples. Part of the problem is that the same word has carried over from one use to the other in some cases and also that the event and the place where it regularly occurs get referred to...
by janKipo
Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

Well, backing up a step, 'nanpa mute' means "many numbers" so can't the right thing to say about any particular number. 'mute nanpa' is "numerical amount," say, but that seems to be about things, not numbers (and, of course, the point of all this is just that tp doesn't have nume...
by janKipo
Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Comments on esun
Replies: 33
Views: 8910

Re: Comments on esun

pakala a! jaK Ote o, the event market or bazaar (or souk or ...) is older and more basic than the store, which evolved with cities (OK, villages) much later than the event and consciously (at first anyhow) as fixing the event in one place and then as ongoing rather than episodic. Even in the early s...
by janKipo
Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:21 am
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

jan Sowlilili o pona mute a! toki pona wile ala jo e pilin pi nanpa suli (anu nanpa mute kin)

jan Ote o nanpa li suli sama soweli Elepan. lon la nanpa li mute taso nanpa wan ala li mute taso ken la ona li suli sama E43 or 3.
by janKipo
Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

Dates are, of course, just addresses in time interesting idea Hardly original; the point is that all we need is a way to read off numerals to get this main use of numbers. The internet age problem is more acute -- How can I tell a 13-year-old that I am 16 and get her to meet me in the dark? We don'...
by janKipo
Sun Oct 11, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

Oh, and talking about the Superior Man is not likely to have much influence on a Daoist oriented site.
by janKipo
Sun Oct 11, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

Dates are, of course, just addresses in time, so a solution for addresses generally solves dates as well. Age is admittedly a bit trickier, but I am at an age where the details don't seem very important (my wife, for example, is ten years younger than I am, but we think of ourselves as be contempora...
by janKipo
Sat Oct 10, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: sin pi toki pona
Topic: Comments on esun
Replies: 33
Views: 8910

Re: Comments on esun

Two brief notes 1 Though the reading for 'esun' is, inter alia, 'shop', the underlying notion seems to be 'trading' not 'shopping'. So, think first of all of a bazaar, not a mall, and then see how much of that carries over into the world in which you live (and how little of it is in stock trading, f...
by janKipo
Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: jan nasa li wile ante e toki pona
Topic: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja
Replies: 60
Views: 15604

Re: sin pi toki nanpa tan jan Sonja

My glee knew bounds when I read jan Sonja's suggrestion for nanpa suli. It was too much and too little; it conceded that the nanpasulists had a valid complaint but it gave them nowhere enough to satisfy. They want millions and billions and trillions ands she gave scores and hundreds. But the real pr...

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