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kuspe
gismu rafsi: kup ku'e x1 ranges/extends/spans/persists/reaches across/over interval/gap/area/scope/extent/range x2. Also continues. See also ranji, renvi, tcena, bancu, cripu, ragve, vorme, canko, bitmu, sirji, jbini, jimte, preja.
lasna
gismu rafsi: la'a x1 (agent) fastens/connects/attaches/binds/lashes x2 to x3 with fastener x4. No implication that result is considered a single object; although x2 and x3 may be reversible, x3 may be used for the substrate, the fixed/larger object to which x2 becomes attached. See also jorne, fenso, jgena, batke, dinko, kansa.
lesrxapsurdie
obsolete fu'ivla x1 (notion) is Absurd/is characterized by an Absurd nature in aspect x2, belonging to school of philosophy/type of Absurdism x3, according to standards/methodology/classification/claim x4 flese is an experimental gismu and the short rafsi -les- is not officially assigned. For the term "Absurdism" itself, consider: te lesrxapsurdie. The Absurd in this case is that associated with, for example, Albert Camus and other philosophers.
li'imdu
fu'ivla x1 (li'i) is the subjective conscious experience of x2 (nu or ka-of-x3), as experienced by x3 Brivla form of li'i. See lifri, vedli, li'i, nundumu, du'umdu, su'umdu, zilkai, ganseti
liste
gismu rafsi: ste x1 (physical object) is a list/catalog/register of sequence/set x2 in order x3 in medium x4. Also roll, log. (x2 is completely specified); (cf. porsi, girzu, cmima for mental objects wherein order is of varying importance; some manifested order is intrinsic to a physical list, but the specific order may be incidental and not intentional/purposeful)
litki
gismu rafsi: lik x1 is liquid/fluid, of composition/material including x2, under conditions x3. Conditions include temperature and pressure. See also cilmo, djacu, lumci, runta, pambe, sudga, gapci, sligu, flecu, jduli.
loldi
gismu rafsi: lol loi x1 is a floor/bottom/ground of x2. Floor/level/story of a building/edifice (= setloi, dijysenta). See also bitmu, drudi, dertu, dizlo, cnita, zbepi, sarji, serti.
lu'erfu
fu'ivla x1 (quote) is a text/word/sequence wherein the characters/phonemes are taken over alphabet x2 (set) For formal language analysis. In mathematical writing, this relationship is sometimes written as "/"; the set of all x1 (where x2 is specified) is x2* (where "*" is the Kleene star); then x1 is an element/member of x2*, and the letters of x1 are elements/members of x2. While each letter in x1 must be an element of x2, there can be elements of x2 that do not appear in x1.
lumci
gismu rafsi: lum lu'i x1 (agent) washes/cleanses x2 of soil/contaminant x3 in/with cleaning material(s) x4. Agentless washing/cleansing (= cuvbi'o, jisybi'o). See also djacu, jinru, litki, zbabu, jinsa, curve.
maktcaxe
lujvo x1 is magnetism (charge; possibly current) in/on x2 of polarity/quantity x3 (default: south) Uses experimental gismu tcaxe. The possible connotation of a current is for symmetry with dikca but is arguably not denotationally implied by tcaxe. The south polarity is treated as positive; this is counter to typical electromagnetic convention, but follows from the default of dikca to be negative.
malsi
gismu rafsi: mas x1 is a temple/church/sanctuary/synagogue/shrine of religion x2 at location/serving area x3. x2 may be event of form (... worships/pays/respect to ...), hence (metaphorically extending to) monument (= mojmalsi, si'armalsi). See also cevni, krici, lijda, ritli.
marce
gismu rafsi: ma'e x1 is a vehicle/mode of transport carrying x2 in/on surface/medium x3, propelled by x4. See also klama, matra, bevri, bloti, carce, karce, sabnu, skiji.
mecraizmana'u
lujvo x1 (number) is the supremum of set x2 under (partial) ordering x3 x2 must be a set; although it is standard (and lazy) mathematical practice to speak of "the supremum of a function" (including sequences) in some domain or to constrain the supremum with respect to certain variables in some way, all of these features can and ought to be constraints defining the set of which the supremum is taken; in Lojban, no leeway is given toward such sloppiness. See also: zmaraimecna'u, nacyzmarai.
minji
gismu rafsi: mi'i x1 is a machine for use/function x2; [automated apparatus, without direct function control]. Also machinery/mechanism; a machine is initiated/triggered by an agent/force, but thereafter performs its function automatically; if self-directed, (a minji is an) entity (= zukte). See also cabra, matra, tutci, zukte, pilno, skami.
mlana
gismu rafsi: mla x1 is to the side of/lateral to x2 and facing x3 from point of view/in-frame-of-reference x4. (cf. crane, trixe, pritu, zunle which differ in that the direction of facing is the front and not the lateral side. The x4 of mlana may be either the front, or back side of x2, korbi)
mlumitu
fu'ivla x1 and x2 are indistinguishable from each other, they seem to share all their properties except maybe their location and identity, as perceived by observer x3 This is not mitmlu, which means "x1 and x2 seem to be the same individual(s)". This is rather about observable appearance/properties, as in "this box is the same as that one" (they're indistinguishable). See also mludata, mintu.