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gismu rafsi: riv x1 avoids/evades/shuns/escapes/skirts [fate] x2 (event) through action/state x3 (event). Also detours around, stays away from; (x1 is normally an object, but may be an event). See also bandu which is not necessarily successful, fanta, which is agentive, se jersi which implies an opposing agent, sisku, kalte, fapro.
experimental gismu x1 is a rodent [can be a member of eutherian mammal Rodentia; semantic broadening might subjectively generalize the concept somewhat] of subtaxon/type/genus/species/breed/variety x2 gismu version of: ratcnrodentia, rontnrodentia. Meant for any rodent in general (more general than ratcu, smacu). Semantic broadening may allow for any "small, scurrying mammal" to be so named. For the subjective generalization of concept to any "small scurrying mammal" made explicit, unambiguous, and clear: rontysmimabru.
gismu rafsi: ror x1 engenders/procreates/begets x2 with coparent x3. See also grute, gutra, rirni, se panzi, mamta, patfu, tarbi, bersa, ferti, jbena, sovda.
gismu rafsi: sat x1 is made of/contains/is a quantity of sugar [sweet edible] from source x2 of composition x3. Also sucrose, fructose, glucose, galactose, lactose, etc.; saccharine/aspartame/sugar substitute (basysakta or satybasti, ticysakta); x3: composition including x3, which need not be complete specification. See also silna, titla.
gismu rafsi: sag sa'a x1 sings/chants x2 [song/hymn/melody/melodic sounds] to audience x3. Melody (= sagzgi, ralsagzgi), harmony (= saxsagzgi), harmonize/sing harmony (= saxsa'a), song (= selsa'a). See also pemci, rimni, rilti, siclu.
gismu rafsi: ske x1 (mass of facts) is science of/about subject matter x2 based on methodology x3. Not limited to science as derived by the scientific method, but pertaining to any body of usually-coherent knowledge garnered/gathered/assembled by a consistent methodology. See also datni, fatci, djuno, cipra, pensi, jimpe.
lujvo k1=jm1=ji3 is a kingdom [biology] of domain [biology] k2. For biological cathegory in general (=ji'eske klesi), domain (=?), kingdom (=this definition), phylum (=jicymivykle), class (=xeljutsi), order (=veljutsi), family (=terjutsi), genus (=seljutsi), species (=jutsi).
experimental gismu x1 is an elephant shrew/jumping shrew/sengi (member of Afrotherian mammal order: Macroscelidea) of subtaxon/type/genus/species/variety/breed x2 Does not include shrews, nor rabbits/pikas. Rodents (including rats and mice) are in a completely different order of mammals (although they belong to the same infraclass) and therefore cannot be appropriately referred to by this word. See also: carfu, ratcu, smacu, ractu.
gismu rafsi: set x1 is a layer/stratum [shape/form] of x2 [material] within structure/continuum/composite x3. See also flecu, nenri, rirxe, sepli, snuji, jbini, bitmu, sruri, serti.
experimental gismu x1 reflects USSR (Soviet Union)/Soviet culture/Soviet nationality in aspect x2 softo doesn't mean Soviet ! Besides, some modern Russians hate Soviet period of their country. What is more, Russian Empire, USSR and Russian Federation are three different countries and CIS is not a country at all. Cf. softo, rusko, vukro, slovo, gugdesu'u, soviet.
gismu rafsi: sib si'o x1 (idea abstract) is an idea/concept/thought about x2 (object/abstract) by thinker x3. Also (adjective:) x1 is ideal/ideational. See also ciksi, jijnu, mucti, jinvi, nabmi, pensi, xanri, cmavo list si'o.
fu'ivla x1 (value, state, form) is the asymptote/limit [Calculus sense] of x2 as independent variable x3 tends toward x4 along path x5 x1 is asymptotic (one sense); x2 is asymptotic (different sense). Although usually used in English when an extreme value is involved (in either x1 or x4) the Lojban usage can probably be pretty general and mean "limit along a path"; in this usage, delete x5 for "limit" in the stronger sense.
lujvo x1 is a silkmoth/silkworm [probably Bombyx] of species/breed/type x2 No implication is made about its present life stage; for specific/scientific usage, use bombiksia; for the larval/caterpillar/worm form, use sikykemciftoldi; for the moth/mature/adult form, use sikma'ubortoldi; for the cocoon, use siktodlanka or todbi'olanka. Since many moths have silken cocoons, in order to reference a member specifically of genus Bombyx, use bombiksia.
lujvo x1 is death/the idea of death according to x2 Death as a noun that is neither a process/state of being dead (respectively: puvzilmro, sazyzilmro) nor deathness in the sense of the quality of being dead (kamymro) nor of the quality of death (kamyzilmro). This is the idea unto itself treated as a universal. See also: sizyzilpalci, sizyzilji'e, sizyzilji'efri
fu'ivla x1 contacts x2 by video-telephone/video-chat/teleconference service (product) x3 provided by (company/producer/provider) x4 The creation and/or use of this word does not endorse the Skype service provider/company nor any of its products, nor any other provider or product of such services, including but not limited to: teleconference/video-chat. Confer: vidni, tavla, fonxa.
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.