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mukti
gismu rafsi: muk mu'i x1 (action/event/state) motivates/is a motive/incentive for action/event x2, per volition of x3. Also; x3 is motivated to bring about result/goal/objective x2 by x1 (= termu'i for reordered places); (note that 'under conditions' BAI may apply and be appropriately added to the main predicate level or within the x2 action level). (cf. cmavo list mu'i, nibli, te zukte - generally better for 'goal', se jalge, krinu, rinka, ciksi, djica, xlura)
namcixu
fu'ivla For mo'e x4 x in x1 there exist mo'e x5 y in x2 such that x me'au x3 y; for mo'e x6 y in x2 there exist mo'e x7 x in x1 such that x me'au x3 y. Cf. me'au, mo'e. Somewhat supercedes rolsixu, in that rolsixu is namcixu for x4=x6=li ro, x5=x7=li su'o.
nenri
gismu rafsi: ner ne'i x1 is in/inside/within x2; x1 is on the inside/interior of x2 [totally within the bounds of x2]. Indicates total containment. (cf. se vasru (for containment that need not be total), jbini, zvati, cpana, sruri, senta, snuji, bartu, diklo, jibni, jinru, setca)
pensi
gismu rafsi: pes pei x1 thinks/considers/cogitates/reasons/is pensive about/reflects upon subject/concept x2. Also: x1 is thoughtful (one sense); x2 is mental (one sense)/intellectual (one sense) (= selpei). See also cmavo list pe'i, jijnu, menli, morji, sidbo, jinvi, se nabmi, minra, lanli, besna, saske, skami.
pi'eitci
fu'ivla x1 (the acidity/hydrogen activity of a solution) measures x2 in pH according to scale (si'o) x3 using logarithmic base x4 (default: ten) x1 should not be an object/solution itself (that would be sumti-raising), but rather its acidity/basicness/hydrogen activity; in theory, something other than hydrogen activity could be measured (in which case, it would no longer truly be pH but, for some substance X, actually pX). x3 should specify a reference acidity and its associated pH value (for example: pure water has a pH of exactly 7), the meaning of changing the pH by 1, and in which direction basicness (xor acidity) increases (traditionally: toward positive infinity is representative of relativelt increasingly basicness); x2 can be any real number (not just restricted to the interval from 0 to fourteen), so long as it is pure (dimensionless).
pilno
gismu rafsi: pli x1 uses/employs x2 [tool, apparatus, machine, agent, acting entity, material] for purpose x3. Also utilize; x2 is useful/used productively by x1 to do x3 (= selpli for reordered places); hire/employ (= le'ipli, lejyplicu'a). (cf. tutci, cabra, minji, gasnu, zukte for x2, cmavo list pi'o, sazri, jibri)
plankexu
fu'ivla x1 is the elementary unit (quantum) of angular momentum/half of Planck's reduced constant [id est: hbar/2 = h/(4 pi)] expressed in units x2 (default: unitless/dimensionless and so that it is equal to 1) in paradigm/system/metaphysics/universe x3 (default: this, our actual, physical universe) This unit is not equal to hbar itself, but half thereof; it is equal to the absolute value/magnitude of magnetic quantum number of an electron. In our world and in SI units, this quantity is approximately equal to: 5.27285863 * 10^{-35} (m^2)*kg/s. See also gravnutnoia, tcelerita, boltsemaku, avgadro, ocnerta, paulcna.
ponse
gismu rafsi: pos po'e x1 possesses/owns/has x2 under law/custom x3; x1 is owner/proprietor of x2 under x3. (x3 is generally more important to the concept than commonly accepted for the English equivalent, since the concept is broader when unconstrained, and the nature/interpretation of possession/ownership is very culturally dependent); See also ckini, ralte, jitro, steci, srana, tutra, turni, zivle.
prali
gismu rafsi: pal x1 is a profit/gain/benefit/advantage to x2 accruing/resulting from activity/process x3. Also (fe) x2 profits from x3 (= selterprali for reordered places); x1 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event, or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= selposprali for unambiguous semantics). See also vecnu, cnemu, pleji, jinga, canja, sfasa, jerna, jdima, dunda, zivle.
rupnu
gismu rafsi: rup ru'u x1 is measured in major-money-units (dollar/yuan/ruble) as x2 (quantity), monetary system x3. Also pound, rupee, franc, mark, yen; x1 is generally a price/cost/value. See also jdini, sicni, jdima, vecnu, fepni, dekpu, gutci, minli, merli, bunda, kramu.
sarji
gismu rafsi: sra x1 supports/holds up/is underpinning of/[helps] x2 against force/opposition x3 with/by means x4. Also aids; (adjective:) x1 is dependable, reliable (such reliability may be transient; this is not the usual sense of 'reliable' or 'dependable'); (x2 is object/event). See also bradi, darlu, fapro, sidju, tugni, bongu, ckana, cpana, loldi, sanli, selfu.
simlu
gismu rafsi: mlu x1 seems/appears to have property(ies) x2 to observer x3 under conditions x4. Also: x1 seems like it has x2 to x3; suggest belief/observation (= mlugau, mluti'i); looks like/resembles (= smimlu, mitmlu). See also catlu, viska, simsa, zgana, ganse, jarco.
srimakyvelvei
lujvo v4=m1 is a magnetic tape/cassette storing v2 (data/facts/du'u) about v3 (object/event) in file(s) v1. Cf. vreji, datni, datnysri, veisri, skami, sance, zgike, vidni, skina, makyvelvei, cukmakyvelvei, cukmirvelvei, cukyku'ovelvei, snaveitci, dicyselsna.
steci
gismu rafsi: tec te'i x1 (ka) is specific/particular/specialized/[special]/a defining property of x2 among x3 (set). [x2 are members/individuals of a subset of x3; object whose association is specific/defining of a subset or individuals (= tecra'a, also cf. cmavo list po'e, [x2 is also special to x1]); also: especially/strongly/specifically associated]; (x3 is completely specified set)]; See also srana, se ponse, ckini, tcila, tutra.
stero
gismu rafsi: te'o x1 is x2 steradian(s) [metric unit] in solid angle (default is 1) by standard x3. See also centi, decti, dekto, femti, gigdo, gocti, gotro, kilto, megdo, mikri, milti, nanvi, petso, picti, terto, xatsi, xecto, xexso, zepti, zetro.
taxfu
gismu rafsi: taf ta'u x1 is dress/a garment/clothing for wearing by x2 (gender/species/body part) serving purpose x3. Also: x2 can wear/is wearing x1; refers to something intended for use as a garment, not merely something that happens to be worn at some time (which need not be true for dasni). See also creka, cutci, daski, dasni, gluta, kosta, mapku, palku, pastu, skaci, smoka, lunbe.