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by janKipo
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Re: Halloween

Sorry, I should read the English too. So I misread several things. jan li lukin e ni: ona li pilin pona ala. I don't feel bad about missing this: it says "people see that they (I presumed the children, you meant the people, but not in this construction) are not feeling good" I took it mean...
by janKipo
Thu Oct 29, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

janKipo wrote:jan mije li tawa Probably 'kama' is better. This just means "A man is moving" A man has been walking. It's not he was approaching Enkidu, just walking around nearby. In a way annoying to Enkidu. Ooops! Sorry! janKipo wrote:tenpo pimeja wan la jan lawa LI ken unpa e mije pi ja...
by janKipo
Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

jan Sanka o, mi wile jan ni li tawa weka. No can do, cant have a subordinate clause in tp. This says "I thusly manfully want and go away" Need 'mi wile e ni: jan ni li tawa weka. jan mije li tawa Probably 'kama' is better. This just means "A man is moving" (Maybe even 'kama poka'...
by janKipo
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

janKipo wrote:janKipo wrote:Not sure I have a better idea: 'sitelen lape'? "toki lape'? others? I'm for 'sitelen lape', because we can see, look at, watch our night dreams, they are pictures, not words. I also like 'lukin lape' (thought of later) I'm not sure what do you mean by this (my Englis...
by janKipo
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

janKipo wrote:Not sure I have a better idea: 'sitelen lape'? "toki lape'? others? I'm for 'sitelen lape', because we can see, look at, watch our night dreams, they are pictures, not words. I also like 'lukin lape' (thought of later) ona li pini e lape li tawa mama meli Back to earlier discussio...
by janKipo
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

jan Kikamesi li lukin e pale. ? I thought you had my finger problem and meant "lape' but now I am not sure. Gilgamesh looked at/saw sleep or, 'pali', activity? or 'lukin lape' "tried to sleep"? (I take it 'lukin' is a helping verb like 'wile' that takes a whole predication as a comple...
by janKipo
Sun Oct 25, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

tenpo ala LA ona li lukin e pan e telo nasa

jan lawa soweli li lape la jan Enkitu li pale ala Again the contrast of "when. while" with "if" is lost (but is it needed?), I assume 'pale' is 'lape' as I would type it.
by janKipo
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

taso soweli LI pilin ike tawa ona

Thanks for the clarification, it is a nice point (in both senses of the word, hence some of the difficulty).
by janKipo
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: ijo ante | miscellaneous | diversaj
Topic: Disyllabic Names
Replies: 14
Views: 5408

Re: Disyllabic Names

Hell, I couldn't figure out mine if I didn't know it. But I do admit to being curious, since I can't think of a name that gives that (Bush? nah!).
by janKipo
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: kama sona toki
Topic: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku
Replies: 71
Views: 16285

Re: jan Kikamesi. jan lawa pi ma tomo Uluku

Oh, and don't need 'li' after last 'sina'.

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