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cmavo basti modal, 1st place replaced by ...
xu do se ba'i mi ka'e zacterve'u
Can you do some shopping for me?
mi ne se ba'i do pu zukte
I did it instead of you.
ko'a pu pilno ba'i gi lo spamatne gi lo ladmatne
She used margarine instead of butter.
se ba'i ku mi pu citka lo torta
Instead, I ate a cake.
ko'a se ba'i lo nu klama lo ckule pu stali lo zdani
Instead of going to school, he stayed at home.
da'i mi se ba'i e'anmo le nakni lo ka zukte tai tu'a ri
I would rather let him have his own way.
gismu rafsi: bas x1 replaces/substitutes for/instead of x2 in circumstance x3; x1 is a replacement/substitute. See also cmavo list ba'i, binra.
da'i mi se ba'i renvi fau lo ka panpi pindi e nai lo ka ricfu gi'e fau bo terpa
I'd rather live in peaceful poverty than in wealth and fear.
gismu rafsi: bal ba'i x1 is great/grand in property x2 (ka) by standard x3. Indicates a subjective greatness, as compared to the objective standard implied for barda; (synonyms, possibly requiring tanru:) extraordinary, illustrious, magnificent, impressive, awesome, grandiose, august, inspiring, special, majestic, distinguished, eminent, splendor, stately, imposing (all generally zabna); terrible (mabla). See also barda, nobli, se sinma, pluja, misno, vajni, fasnu, cizra, traji, mutce, se manci.