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From Toki Pona toki pona (literally “good language”), formed from toki (“language”) (from Tok Pisin tok, from English talk) + pona (“good”) (from Esperanto bona (“good”), ultimately from Latin bonus).
- A minimalist constructed language, resembling a creole, designed by Sonja Lang.
- 2015 July 15, Roc Morin, “How to Say Everything in a Hundred-Word Language”, in The Atlantic:
- In contrast to the hundreds or thousands of study hours required to attain fluency in other languages, a general consensus among Toki Pona speakers is that it takes about 30 hours to master.