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tolkli
lujvo x1 (object/medium) is unclear/murky/obfuscating/(at least somewhat/semi-)opaque/impeding/with obstacle/fogs with regard to transmission x2 Do not use for "befuddling"/"confusing". A solar-style eclipse could be so characterized (in which case medium x1 is the solid body of Luna or another significant object); an eclipse caused by a significant physical object blocking the viewing of another (from yet another) by physically intervening (being positioned betwixt them).
traduki
fu'ivla x1 translates x2 (source) into x3 (result/product) Similar to fanva but with different place structure. fanva3 and fanva4 can be mimicked by attaching pe bau to the x2 and x3.
tu'urbirka
lujvo b1 = t1 is a tentacle / tube-shaped arm [body part] of b2. The other places of tubnu (outer and inner material of the tube) are dependant on the body with the tentacle; generally they'll just be "skin" and "blood" or "flesh" anyways. Made from tubnu and birka.
tu'urpi'o
lujvo p1 is an organ/pipe organ/mechanical organ (keyboard musical instrument). Although "tubnu" implies "pipe organ" (or more loosely, "mechanical organ", as defined by Wikipedia), "tu'urpi'o" may also informally be used to mean non-pipe organs. See also: mrupi'o, balpi'o, sa'irpi'o, cpupi'o, runpi'o, dicpi'o
vei'i
experimental cmavo evidential: I remember (experiencing) - I deny remembering See moi'i, vedli, morji, kai'e, lai'i. Split from ba'a so that it can be properly negated with nai or questioned with pei
vinta
experimental gismu x1 (user/consumer) is an addict of/is addicted to substance/entity/experience x2 by standard x3 Implies physiological need; the nature of x2 does not matter, only the response of x1. Quite arguably, anything other than an experience filling in x2 is sumti-raising. Is not necessarily bad; for example, one can be addicted to life, or to the consumption and processing of sugar.
virtukai
fu'ivla x1 is virtually / practically / essentially x2 (ka) for purpose x3 (nu/zu'o); for the purpose of x3, x1 might as well be x2 See virtu'ale, ckaji, kosmu, simlu, markai
vlagenkle
lujvo x1 is the part-of-speech / grammatical class of word x2, which means or has function x3 in language x4. = pevyselma'o; Generalization of selma'o, to be usable for non-cmavo and words from other languages. See ma'oi
vlasle
lujvo s1=v1 (quote) is a linguistic/conceptual lexeme for word/concept v2, being the most basic subunit of s2, in language v3 x1 may not be a proper word on its own (may require error/foreign/rafsi quotes or the like). See also: veljvo, rafsi.
vo'au'u
experimental cmavo quaternary mathematical operator: (left) convolution (a★b)(c) in structure d a, b are integrable functions; c is the variable of input of the convolution a★b; d is the structure in which these objects and the convolution live; the convolution is applied from the left (subject to context and definitions). Domains of integration and characteristics of the integrand, etc., can be defined by d and/or by context. See also: di'ei'o'au.
xarnu
gismu x1 is stubborn/willfully opposing/resisting x2 about x3 (event/state). x2 may be a person, a state or condition, or a force; the essence is willful resistance. See also tinsa, pante, bapli, fapro.
xilvidru
lujvo v1=x1 is a rotavirus of species/breed/defining property v2 capable of infecting [at] v3. x2 may be abu (A), by (B), cy (C),dy (D) or ebu (E). Rotavirus A, the most common, causes more than 90% of infections in humans. See also vidru, norvokovidru and remjinkytoldu'evidru.
y
cmavo hesitation noise; maintains the floor while speaker decides what to say next. Note: completely invisible to grammar (except in the cluster ybu), and thus can't even be quoted by zo. Use "lo depsna" instead if you wish to refer to the "word" y itself. See denpa, sance
za'ai
experimental cmavo time tense distance: an unspecified distance in time Used to express a time distance without specifying any subjective notion about its size. May typically be used in a question when the subjective notion is not known. See also za, zi, zu, ze'ai
zancari
fu'ivla x1 properly (in a good sense) simplify x2 in x3 (ka); x1 minimize x2 A bit joke word. From "zabna" rafsi + "断捨離 (danshari)", a Japanese word. Also "minimalist". In terms of original danshari, x1 zancari lo nunji'e be x1.
zbasu
gismu rafsi: zba x1 makes/assembles/builds/manufactures/creates x2 out of materials/parts/components x3. Should not be used to express causation. Cf. cupra, larcu, rutni, finti, gundi.