What is Toki Pona?

30 Jun

Here at Peakmemory, I advocate language learning as an optimal form of cognitive exercise. A number of experts recommend studying the artificial language Esperanto as a good place to start. Esperanto is easy to learn, it builds confidence, and there is a lively international community of Esperanto speakers.

Esperanto is not the only artificial language. Here a blog post from Memrise, describing Toki Pona, an artificial language based on the Taoist principle of simplicity. The entire vocabulary of Toki Pona consists of only 12o words!

Here’s a video introduction to the language:

 

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