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gismu rafsi: fle x1 is a current/flow/river of/in x2 flowing in direction to/towards x3 from direction/source x4. [x1 is a stream of x2; x2 is a fluid Gas or liquid. (= selfle for reordered places); x1 flushes toward x3; flush (= caifle, sukfle)]; See also rirxe, senta where no directionality is implied, rinci, xampo, dikca, sakci, gapci, litki, ciblu.
lujvo x1=v1=f1 is a loanword meaning x2=v2 in language x3=v3, based on word x4=f2 in language x5. Historically also used to describe words in the Lojban morphological class allocated for use by vonfu'ivla; that sense is now deprecated in favor of zi'evla. See also pavyfu'ivla, relfu'ivla, cibyfu'ivla, vonfu'ivla, zi'evla, le'avla.
fu'ivla x1 (plural of ordered pairs) is an exhaustive set (possibly infinite) of inputs/outputs defining a unary function which yields result x3 when given input x2; x1(x2) = x3 "f(x) = z" == "fy funtiio xy fi zy". "lo ro se zilbri be lo ka ce'u sumji ce'u li pa" is a way to extract the input/output set of the relation "f(x) = x−1", so that you can use it as funtiio's x1. Using a la-name for referring to a function is also an option, for example "la .fankcyn. cu funtiio li re li ci". See also fancu, fancuka.
lujvo x1=c1 climbs/[goes up/ascends] upwards on wall/fence/mountain/boulder/obstacle x2=c2 using x3=c4 [limbs/tools/equipment] towards top/summit x4=g1 from base/floor/baseline/standard height x5=g3. From galtu cpare. Narrows down cpare to only mean climbing and upwards, against the gravitational pull (the frame or reference). For surface of x2, see/use sefta.
gismu rafsi: gir gri x1 is group/cluster/team showing common property (ka) x2 due to set x3 linked by relations x4. Also collection, team, comprised of, comprising; members x3 (a specification of the complete membership) comprise group x1; cluster (= kangri). See also bende, ciste, cmima, gunma, panra, cabra, cecmu, kansa, klesi, lanzu, liste, vrici.
lujvo x1=v1=g1 has the power to bring about sexual activity/event x2=v2 with x3=g2 under conditions x4=v3; x1 is sexually powerful in aspect x2 Mutual symmetry between g1 and g2 is partially lost since only g1 is necessarily endowed with sexual power (even though the act of sex is mutually symmetric between them). Generalized sexual power (as in: self-empowerment) should have x3 erased or gleborsezvli; this word implies have sexual power over another (upon/over whom some sort of sexual power may be exercised).
gismu rafsi: jva x1 is a rule prescribing/mandating/requiring x2 (event/state) within system/community x3. Regulation, prescription (also x2), principle, requirement (also x2), prescribe, require (conditions are usually contained within x2); x1 is regulatory; x2, x3 are regulated. See also flalu, ritli, cmavo list ja'i, marde, tcaci, tinbe, zekri.
fu'ivla x1 (event/state) is on Tuesday or the second day of a week x2 in system x3. lo jedlre = lo se jefydeidetri be li re. Originally entered as jednre, but that's a type-3 zi'evla based on jendu. See also detri, detke'u, jeftu; jednpa, jednci, jednvo, jednmu, jednxa, jednze.
lujvo x1=di1=dj1 is a regularly-occurring period of days off work [weekend] lasting x2=dj2 days, recurring every x3=j2=di3 weeks (default 1), for worker x4=g1, at job x5=g2 cf. nalgundei, jeftu, dikni, gunka, djedi, di'i, na'e; "Weekend" (the last two days in a week, presumed to be a rest from work) is a culture-specific concept. It was felt more appropriate to make a word meaning "work holiday" and leave the days/week[s] to be specified by the person.
gismu rafsi: jme x1 is a gem/polished stone/pearl of type x2 from gemstone/material/source x3. Also jewel (= jmeja'i); gemstone (= x2, x3, or jmero'i, jmekunra); pearl (= selcakyjme - a gem found inside a shell, tercakyjme - a gem made of shell material, boijme - any ball-shaped gem), mother-of-pearl (= cakyjme). See also kunra, rokci, jadni, dirba, kargu, krili, pulji.
lujvo x1=k1 is a credit card with accumulated debt x2=d1 to creditor x3=d3, with credit limit x4=j1 Credit cards has credit limits; for charge cards limited by a due payment date see detseldejykarda. Cf. lejykarda, baxydinkarda, vamveile'ikarda, maksriveikarda, lejykardymi'i, banxa, pleji, jdini.
gismu rafsi: jut x1 is a species of genus x2, family x3, etc.; [open-ended tree-structure categorization]. Also subspecies, order, phylum; (places do not correspond to specific levels in the hierarchy; rather, x1 is at a "lower" or "bushier" part of the tree than x2, x2 is "lower" than x3, etc.; skipping a place thus means that there is one or more known-and-unspecified levels of hierarchy between the two); not limited to Linnean animal/plant taxonomy. See also klesi, lanzu.
lujvo l1 is a regular/predictable lujvo (compound predicate word) with meaning l2 and arguments l3 built from phrase l4 and having an argument structure according to rule j1. A Lojban-specific term. The approach of jvajvo is intended to at least constrain what the x2, x3, x4... etc. of a lujvo may be, and also to draw the semantic values of those places from the semantic values of the places of the component brivla. The rationale is that the place structure of an unknown lujvo should not require memorization. This was previously known as ``dikyjvo''; a mistranslation of ``regular lujvo'', as it used the wrong sense of ``regular'' (see dikni).
lujvo c1=s1 (quoted word(s)) is a name of c2 used by c3 that morphologically [loose] evokes/is similar to/is Lojbanic lujvo l1=s2 (text; may be multiple words), similar in property/quality[/amount?] s3 (ka/ni) s3 will likely just be morphological structure. Strict jvocme are a subclass of jvosmicme. The name must "look like" a (sequence of) lujvo (according to Lojban rules), but need not exactly follow the morphological requirements thereof (in particular, c1 may end with a consonant). See also: jvocme (a specialization), brivlasmicme (a generalization); essentially synonymous with jvocmevla.
lujvo x1=k1 is a payment card with cardholder x2=p1 for usage x3=p4, accepted by payee/merchant x4=p3 Non-differentiated cards used for payment, with or without payment account/financial institute association. See debit card (baxydinkarda), credit/charge card (jitseldejykarda/detseldejykarda) and stored-value card (vamveile'ikarda). Cf. maksriveikarda, lejykardymi'i, banxa, pleji, jdini.
gismu rafsi: lis x1 is a story/tale/yarn/narrative about plot/subject/moral x2 by storyteller x3 to audience x4. Also legend; a narrative need not be fictional; x2 may be merely a convention rather than a subject; also x3 tells/recounts story/tale x1 about x2 to x4 (= selterlisri for place reordering); note that the storyteller need not be the author. See also ranmi, cfika, skicu, prosa, pemci.