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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.
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.
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).
gismu rafsi: sol x1 is the sun of home planet x2 (default Earth) of race x3; (adjective:) x1 is solar. 'home planet' refers to a planet which is "home" to a race, but not necessarily the original "home" of a species if that species inhabits many worlds. See also gusni, lunra, mluni, plini, santa, terdi, tarci.
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.
gismu rafsi: spa x1 is a plant/herb/greenery of species/strain/cultivar x2. Also (adjective:) x1 is vegetable/vegetal/vegetative. See also genja, grute, gurni, latna, rozgu, stagi, tricu, tsiju, tujli, xruba, xrula, pezli, srasu.
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.
gismu x1 is the edible x2 portion of plant x3; x1 is a vegetable. Note that fruits and nuts are also vegetables; generally this word will be used for either the general category of edible plants, or for non-fruit vegetables (= nalrutstagi). See also grute, kobli, narge, sluni, spati, sunga, tamca.
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.
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.
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.
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
lujvo j1=t1 is a/the horn [primitive type/predecessor of brass-wind/lip-reed musical instrument] cut from j2. tabryjirna is foremost a horn jirna rather than a brass instrument tabra, although it is used as a simple musical instrument. Don't to be mistaken for horn (brass instrument;=jirnytabra). x2 may be species or a specific animal. Swedish horn were usually made from cow or goat. The israelic shoar were usually made from sheep.
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.
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
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.