lojbo jufsisku
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skina
gismu rafsi: kin x1 is a cinema/movie/film about x2 [plot/theme/subject/activity], filmmaker x3, for audience x4. Also motion picture; x2 may be a convention rather than a subject; cartoon/animation (= selxraci'a skina); television/tv show (= tivyskina, regardless of length, factual content, etc.). See also tivni, vidni, pixra, finti.
skoto
gismu rafsi: kot ko'o x1 reflects Gaelic/Scottish culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Irish (= sicko'o), Scottish (= sunko'o), Celtic (= dzeko'o), Welsh (= nanko'o), Breton (= fasko'o); since Scottish/Gaelic is only the northern branch of the Celtic tribes, many would prefer a fu'ivla for Celtic; nationalism might also demand a separate fu'ivla for Irish. See also brito, glico.
slilu
gismu rafsi: sli x1 oscillates at rate/frequency x2 through set/sequence-of-states x3 (complete specification). Also (expressible either with desku or slilu): side to side, to and from, back and forth, reciprocal (motion), rotates, revolves. See also dikni, rilti, morna, desku, janbe, boxna.
smuni
gismu rafsi: mun smu x1 is a meaning/interpretation of x2 recognized/seen/accepted by x3. Referential meaning (=selsni, snismu). See also jimpe, sinxa, valsi, tanru, gismu, lujvo, cmavo, jufra.
snafu'ivla
lujvo x1 is an onomatopoeic word meaning x2 in language x3, based on sound x4 emitted by x5 Syn. {sa'ei zei valsi}, onmatopo'eia. Note: do not be confused by the similarity to fu'ivla; snafu'ivla does not necessarily indicate a loan word; rather, it refers to copying (fukpi) a sound (sance).
spano
gismu rafsi: san x1 reflects Spanish-speaking culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Metaphorical restriction to Spain by contrast with xispo (comparable to the distinction between glico and merko/sralo/brito/kadno); Spain (= sangu'e); Spanish dialects spoken in Spain, especially Castillian (= sansanbau). See also xispo, ketco, mexno, gento.
spofu
gismu rafsi: pof po'u x1 is broken/inoperable/broken down/non-utile/not usable for function x2. Agentive break, cause to become inoperable (= pofygau, pofyzu'e); accidentally break, as a result of an event, non-agentive (= pofyja'e, nutpo'uja'e). See also daspo, katna, porpi, se xrani, cikre.
stefanboltsemasi
fu'ivla x1 is the black-body Stefan-Boltzmann sigma_{SB} constant [approximately equal to: 5.670373(21)×10^(−8) W/(m^2×K^4)], expressed in units x2 (default: unitless/dimensionless and equal to pi^2 / 480) in paradigm/system/metaphysics/universe x3 (default: this, our actual, physical universe) See also: boltsemaku, nejni, fi'u, mitre, snidu, kelvo, delno.
stika
gismu rafsi: tik x1 (event) adjusts/regulates/changes x2 (ka/ni) in amount/degree x3. Non-resultative, causal change; agentive adjust (= tikygau, tikyzu'e). See also cenba which need not be causal, galfi which is causal and resultative, binxo which need not be causal but is resultative, zasni, stodi.
stodi
gismu rafsi: sto x1 is constant/invariant/unchanging in property x2 (ka) in response to stimulus/conditions x3. Also stable/consistent/steadfast/firm/steady. See also cenba, stika, stali, vitno, manfo, zasni, tinsa, jdari.
stuzi
gismu rafsi: tuz stu x1 is an inherent/inalienable site/place/position/situation/spot/location of x2 (object/event). Generally used for normally stationary objects/events, to give their 'permanent' location. See also cmavo list tu'i, jmive, diklo, zvati, tcini, xabju, jibni, judri, lamji, mokca, stali.
sumdaiklei
fu'ivla x1 (mass) is the object type of argument object x2, as defined by property x3 (ka) See sumdai, kleinzu. Examples of Lojban sumdaiklei: nundumu, du'umdu, li'imdu, sidbo (= si'omdu), zilkai, su'umdu, nildumu
tadji
gismu x1 [process] is a method/technique/approach/means for doing x2 (event) under conditions x3. Also practice/way/mode; style/manner/conduct (= tratadji); pattern (= montadji, tadjymo'a, or platadji, tadjypla). See also ciste, pruce, zukte, pluta, cmavo list ta'i.
tanruselskiski
fu'ivla x1 is a selskiski-style (noun-adjective) / military-style tanru with x2 modifying x3, giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5 See tanru. Refers to "selskiski" type tanru: http://mw.lojban.org/papri/selskiski ; may also be used to describe languages where this is the normal style of compound words (e.g. Latin, French, Spanish, Malay). See tanruskiselski, ke'oi, ke'e'u
tarmrsilondre
fu'ivla x1 is a generalized cylinder (see notes for details) of form/shape x2. Let L be a line. x1 is a set of points/shape (of any number of dimensions) such that x1 is connected and for any line L' that is parallel to L, if any nonempty subset of L' has nonempty intersection with x1, then all nonempty subsets of L' have nonempty intersection with x1. A cross-section of x1 probably is sufficient to specify x2.
tasmi
experimental gismu x1 is the way or manner in which activity/event x2 is done/happens Lojban has always been lacking a gismu for "x1 is the manner of event x2" or similar. Later, tai started to be used for it, and then, since a BAI needs a brivla (usually a gismu) to be based on, they invented tamsmi. So tasmi is a true brivla for tai, the BAI of tasmi. Cf. tai, tamsmi