aikidave wrote: meli lili mi li kama sona e sona 'Piloloki'.
I can see some questions here:
1. Is it a science named 'biology' or is it a 'philology'?
2. Why to use English name for a science (even if it would be preceded by 'nimi Inli')? Science is universal.
3. How to say 'biology' in toki pona? We can say 'sona kasi
' for botany ('plant science'), maybe 'sona pipi
' for entomology ('insect science') or for arthropodology. We can use 'sona waso
' for ornithology. We can try 'sona kala
' for ichthyology (though not all 'kala' are fish). But 'zoology' is science of (soweli+akesi+waso+kala+pipi), and 'biology' is 'zoology'+'botany' (putting aside bacteria, viruses etc.). And tp does not have a word for 'to live', 'living', 'life' to substitute this 'bio-'...