Toki Pona - Lessons and Dictionary

Unlike Esperanto, Toki Pona is a constructed language that favors simplicity over clarity, and touts itself as “the language of good. The simple way of life.”

These lessons (first edition 2004) are based on the lessons (2003) of jan Pije ( ) and the offical Toki Pona book (2015) of Sonja Lang ( )


These lessons can be downloaded in various formats. If you get an error 404, please press the “shift” key and the “reload” button in your browser.

pdf (A4) | pdf (letter)

pdf (booklet A5). | pdf (booklet letter) Print first the odd numbers. After this put the paper again in the printer and print the even pages.

eBook epub | mobi | azw3

online version If you get an error 404, please press the shift key and the reload button in your browser.

List of Official Toki Pona Words

txt | csv | rtf | otm-json

dict | index DICT file format

unix man page Unix, Linux and Mac OS X: sudo cp toki-pona.6* /usr/share/man/man6/ ; man toki-pona

Dictionary Toki Pona - English

online version



txt for the software ding.


Source Codes

The PDF, HTML, eBook and TXT files are generated from the Latex files per

You can see the source code in Github.

You can clone it per git client.

git clone

Build by Hand

You can build the files under Ubuntu. You need these software:

sudo apt-get install texlive texlive-base texlive-latex-base texlive-extra-utils texlive-binaries texlive-extra-utils texlive-font-utils texlive-pictures texlive-pstricks texlive-latex-extra 
sudo apt-get install latex2html latex-xcolor npm nodejs coffeescript calibre latex2rtf dictfmt

Download the source code in a directory and change to this directory. After this you start this script Script:


jan Lope