sitelen Kansi

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sitelen Kansi, tokiponized from hanzi (Chinese: 漢字 / 汉字, pinyin: hànzi) or kanji (Japanese: 漢字), is a term for adaptations of Toki Pona to Chinese characters. Various writing systems fall under this category, generally choosing different characters for Toki Pona words, sometimes also using Japanese kana.

Writing systems[edit | edit source]

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jan Josan and jan Mato's suggestions[edit | edit source]

jan Mato initiated an early sitelen Kansi proposal on the Toki Pona Forums in July 2010. The motivation was to compress Toki Pona text with better efficiency and Unicode support than previously suggested methods, such as the dingbat-based "Toki Pona Script". Within a few days, jan Josan created a list of single-character substitutions.[1]

A modification of this system appeared on the classic word list on tokipona.net, labeled "zh", alongside another "jp" version with some different kanji choices and the use of hiragana for particles.[2] These versions have been credited to jan Mato.[3]

In March 2018, jan U proposed a revision to these character sets, based on "historical and general characters" with influence from Mandarin, other Chinese languages, and Japanese.[4]

In April 2019, enervation proposed a revision to the zh character set based on modern Mandarin Chinese. Some of the suggestions were rescinded;[5] they are listed in the comparison table below for completeness.

Tencent QQ community transliteration[edit | edit source]

sitelen munjan[edit | edit source]

Comparison of writing systems[edit | edit source]

sitelen Lasina Tencent QQ sitelen munjan jan Josan jan Mato (jp) jan Mato (zh) jan U ener­vation jan lili Stule­Backery sitelen Sonko pona Will­Bane­Of­Gods nasin pi kulupu Eko Joe­Strout Evil­kenevil77 sitelen Sonwa
a [a]
akesi
ala 无, 不非
alasa
ale / ali 凣, 凡 [b], 皆[c] [b], 全[c]
anpa
ante
anu
awen
e 夷, 兮
en +
esun
ijo 什, 物
ike
ilo 具, 仪器
insa
jaki 污, 汙
jan
jelo
jo
kala 鱼, 泩 魚, 鱼
kalama 声, 音
kama
kasi
ken
kepeken 使 使
kili
kiwen
ko
kon
kule
kulupu 团, 区
kute
la 丿
lape 眠, 困
laso
lawa
len
lete 冰, 冷
li
lili
linja 线
lipu 纸, 页
loje
lon
luka 手, 五又
lukin 见, 视 看, 见 看, 见 [d] [d]
lupa
ma
mama
mani 币布 元, 贝 元, 贝
meli
mi 吾, 我
mije
moku
moli
monsi
mu 咪, 喵
mun
musi
mute 々, 多
nanpa 数, 第
nasa
nasin
nena
ni
nimi
noka
o 哎, 请
olin
ona
open
pakala 崩, 毁
pali
palisa 棍, 杖, 竿
pan
pana 出予
pi π
pilin 想, 心 想, 心
pimeja
pini 黑闭
pipi 闭虫
poka
poki
pona
pu
sama 同, 似
seli
selo
seme
sewi 上, 天
sijelo
sike 圆, 圈
sin [e]
sina
sinpin
sitelen
sona
soweli 牛, 马 马, 牛
suli
suno 日, 光 日, 光 光, 日
supa
suwi
tan
taso 惟, 只
tawa
telo
tenpo 辰, 夕
toki 言, 语
tomo
tu
unpa
uta
utala 战, 斗 战, 斗
walo
wan
waso
wawa
weka
wile
kin [a]
namako [e]
oko [d] [d]
epiku
jasima
kijete­san­takalu
kipisi
kokosila
ku
lanpan
leko
meso
misikeke
monsuta
n
soko
tonsi

Notes:

  1. 1.0 1.1 Used for both a and kin
  2. 2.0 2.1 Specifically ale
  3. 3.0 3.1 Specifically ali
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Used for both lukin and oko
  5. 5.0 5.1 Used for both sin and namako

External links[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. [janMato (original poster), janKipo, jan Josan, et al.]. (18 July 2010). "toki pona in chinese/kanji?". Toki Pona Forums. Retrieved 10 January 2024.
  2. (21 September 2022). "Classic Word List (Improved!)". tokipona.net (archived to Wayback Machine). Retrieved 10 January 2024.
  3. Albano Cruz. (11 July 2017). "Kanjis toki pona" [Toki Pona kanjis] (in Castilian / Spanish). albanocruz.numancer.com (archived to Wayback Machine). Retrieved 10 January 2024. "Kanjis sugeridos según jan Mato en su lista ampliada de palabras clásicas.".
  4. [janU (original poster), cai_lw, jan Seloki]. (4 March 2018). "言好!Toki pona written with Han characters.". Toki Pona Forums. Retrieved 10 January 2024.
  5. [enervation (original poster) et al.]. (14 April 2019). "Proposed revision to Chinese character set". Toki Pona Forums. Retrieved 10 January 2024.