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barda
gismu rafsi: bra x1 is big/large in property/dimension(s) x2 (ka) as compared with standard/norm x3. See also banli, clani, ganra, condi, plana, cmalu, rotsu, banro, xanto.
basfa
experimental gismu x1 is an omnibus for carrying x2 in medium x3 propelled by x4. Cf. sorprekarce; pavloibasfa for single-decker, relyloibasfa for double-decker jonbasfa for articulated, clajonbasfa for bi-articulated, dizbasfa for low-floor, drucaubasfa for open top, kumbasfa for coach, dicybasfa for trolleybus.
be'arna
fu'ivla x1 is to the north of x2 according to frame of reference x3. Synonymous to berti. See be'a. Set: be'arna du'arna ne'urna vu'arna. This set is invented for those who prefer the sumtcita over the gismu, due to all starting with different letters.
be'omronzdo
fu'ivla x1 pertains to the Laurasian supercontinent/large subcontinent in aspect x2, more specifically associated with time period or arrangement x3 Not to be confused with Laurentia. x3 is a property of Laurasia itself (at the time in question, as determined by x1 and x2). This word could be used along the lines of other cultural gismu: x1 reflect Laurasian culture/lifestyle/"nationality" in aspect/nature x2. Confer: pangaio, gonduana, bemro, ropno, xazdo
bersa
gismu rafsi: bes be'a x1 is a son of mother/father/parents x2 [not necessarily biological]. Also filial. See also verba, nanla, nakni, nanmu, patfu, mamta, bruna, rirni, rorci, panzi, tixnu.
bilni
gismu rafsi: bil x1 is military/regimented/is strongly organized/prepared by system x2 for purpose x3. Also paramilitary; soldier in its broadest sense - not limited to those trained/organized as part of an army to defend a state (= bilpre). See also jenmi for a military force, sonci, ganzu, pulji.
binra
gismu x1 insures/indemnifies x2 (person) against peril x3 (event) providing benefit(s) x4 (event). Also x3 loss; sell/purchase insurance (= binryve'u), premium (= binrydi'a, or binryvelve'u). See also bandu, cirko, betri, basti, bilma.
bisli
gismu rafsi: bis x1 is a quantity of/is made of/contains ice [frozen crystal] of composition/material x2. Composition including x2, which need not be a complete composition. See also kunra, runme, lenku, krili, bratu, snime, carvi.
bivmoija'a
lujvo j1 has the rank of Lieutenant General/Vice Admiral/Air Marshal (equivalent of NATO OF-8) in military unit /organization j2. Cf. bi, moi, jatna, jemja'a, vairsoi, sozmoija'a, zelmoija'a. Based on STANAG 2116: NATO Codes for Grades of Military Personnel.
bivyplini
lujvo p1 is the eighth closest planet (default is Neptune if p2 is the Sun) revolving around p2 (default is the Sun), with planetary characteristics p3, orbital parameters p4. Cf. pavyplini, relplini etc., terdi, solri, mluni, lunra, plinycma, tarci'e.
bongu
gismu rafsi: bog bo'u x1 is a/the bone/ivory [body-part], performing function x2 in body of x3; [metaphor: calcium]. x2 is likely an abstract: may be structure/support for some body part, but others as well such as the eardrum bones; the former can be expressed as (tu'a le ); cartilage/gristle (= ranbo'u), skeleton (= bogygreku). See also greku, denci, jirna, sarji.
brije'u
lujvo x1 (predicate) is true when applied to argument list x2 (sequence) Synonymous to zilbri. The x1 slot can be filled with a property/relation (ka) whose number of free slots match the length of the sequence x2. It can also be filled with a bridi abstraction (du'u) —nullary predicate—, in which case the x2 should be the empty set or possibly zi'o. See also bridi.
brivla
lujvo v1 is a morphologically defined predicate word signifying relation b2 in language v3. Derived from bridi and valsi, deleting b3, as we are speaking of the relationship independent of particular arguments. In Lojban, such words must end in a vowel and contain a consonant cluster within the first five letters (not counting y). Not all words that can be used as a selbri (for instance members of GOhA) are brivla.
cabra
gismu rafsi: ca'a x1 is apparatus/mechanism/device/equipment for function x2 controlled/[triggered] by x3 (agent). Form determined by/from function; does not imply automated/automatic action - requires an external agent/trigger (a minji may be a zmiku cabra if it requires an external agent to trigger or control the functions that it performs automatically). (cf. tutci, minji, finti; girzu, ganzu for organizational apparatus, pilno)
caksova
fu'ivla x1 is a bird/reptile egg (not simply the gamete) consisting of yolk x2, white x3 and shell x4 of species x5 (default chicken). Used particularly to refer to eggs that humans tend to eat, particularly chicken eggs, which is why the species place comes so late. Places for the major parts of the egg are included to make terms for "egg yolk" "egg white" and "egg shell".
catlu
gismu rafsi: cta x1 looks at/examines/views/inspects/regards/watches/gazes at x2. Also look through (= grecta, ravycta, bacycta); note that English "look" often means a more generic "observe". See also jvinu, minra, simlu, viska, lanli, zgana, setca, viska.