The chart below shows the glyphs used to write Toki Pona in Tengwar.
The vowel glyphs are always above their preceding consonants. For example,
However, if a vowel doesn't have a preceding consonant (e.g., the letter
Alternatively, for the special
For sentences, : must be placed at the beginning and end of the sentence. For questions or exclamations, add their symbols next to the final : of the sentence. For example, of the three sentences below, the first is a typical sentence, the second is a question, and the third an exclamation:
I have created a font (Download it!) to help type Toki Pona in tengwar. However, one must memorize certain special features of the font before using it: First, the vowel glyphs have different positions. When using the font, typing
Because one must make so many changes to Toki Pona text in order to render it properly, you may prefer to use the utility below, which will automatically edit much of the text for you.
After you hit the Convert button, your edited text will appear below. Copy-paste this text into a word processor, switch its font to TokiTengwar, and the text will be in Toki Pona tengwar.
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The convertor assumes you're writing a complete sentence. If you are writing just a word or name, remove the periods that appear at the beginning and end of the phrase. Also, the convertor doesn't change : (colon) to , (comma), so you must make this change yourself.
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|The Toki Pona-language content on this website may not necessarily reflect the same grammar, usage, style, etc. of its counterpart in Sonja Lang's (the creator of Toki Pona) book Toki Pona: The Language of Good. This list describes many of the differences you may encounter.|