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Toki Pona is a minimalistic constructed language with only 123 words, 14 sounds/letters and 10 grammar rules.

- no consonant clusters, no diphthongs nor triphthongs, no tones
- no morphology : no declinations nor conjugations, no plurals, no diminuitives, no adverb formation
- no articles, no gender

Complex ideas are represented by combining the root words, e.g. bicycle : sike tu .

[sike = round; circle; wheel; ball ; tu = two; both; cut in two]

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One can often place a conlang, historically, by its purpose. Most medieval conlangs were either for secret societies or esoteric/mystical purposes. Around the later 19th century we see the rise of the “auxlang”, languages meant to unite the world or at least some region. Toki Pona is a prototypical modern conlang; designed primarily to explore ones own consciousness, and perhaps the world outside as well.
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A Year in Language, Day 297: Toki Pona Toki Pona is a constructed language, or conlang, created by linguist Sonja Lang, firs appearing online in 2001 and first published in 2014. It is known for its...
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Toki Pona is a minimalistic constructed language with 123 words, 14 sounds/letters and 10 grammar rules.