lojbo jufsisku
Lojban sentence search

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glosa
experimental gismu x1 is a gloss (brief explanatory note or translation) of x2 (text) See also lo ve ciksi, uenzi, traduki
terlisri
lujvo l3 tells/narrates about subject l2 with narration l1 to audience l4. Cf. lisri, tavla, cusku, skicu, ciksi.
tolmifygau
lujvo g1 deciphers m1 into m2 out of coding system m3. kligau, ciksi, jimpe, tcidu.
ei lo ctuca cu ciksi sei na torsku ro tcila gi'e roroi stidi fi lo tadni fe lo nu tcidu lo ty moi fe'eco'i lo ty zdani
Professors should explain everything in detail, not be succinct and always tell students to go home and read their books.
tavla
gismu rafsi: tav ta'a x1 talks/speaks to x2 about subject x3 in language x4. Not limited to vocal speech, but this is implied by the x4 without context of some other medium of conversation (use cusku, casnu, skicu, ciksi for weaker implication of vocal communication); converse/discuss/chat (= simta'a, simsku, vricysimta'a for a conversation not clearly delimited by subject). See also bacru, cusku for actual expression, casnu, darlu, skicu, ciksi, bangu.
cipra
gismu rafsi: cip x1 (process/event) is a test for/proof of property/state x2 in subject x3 (individ./set/mass). Also examination, proxy measure, validation; (a set in x3 must be completely specified). See also ciksi, troci, jarco, pajni, saske.
krinu
gismu rafsi: rin ki'u x1 (event/state) is a reason/justification/explanation for/causing/permitting x2 (event/state). See also ciksi, rinka, nibli, mukti, se jalge, te zukte, cmavo list ki'u, bapli.
preti
gismu rafsi: ret rei x1 (quoted text) is a question/query about subject x2 by questioner x3 to audience x4. See also nabmi, danfu, ciksi, frati, spuda, cpedu.
jinvi
gismu rafsi: jiv ji'i x1 thinks/opines x2 [opinion] (du'u) is true about subject/issue x3 on grounds x4. Words usable for epistemology typically have a du'u place. See also cmavo list pe'i, djuno, krici, ciksi, jijnu, nabmi, pensi, senpi, sidbo, birti, pinka.
nabmi
gismu rafsi: nam x1 (event/state) is a problem to/encountered by x2 in situation/task/inquiry x3. Also: x1 requires consideration by x2. See also preti, danfu, ciksi, jijnu, jinvi, nandu, pensi, sidbo, spuda, raktu.
sidbo
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.
mi pu ciksi fi lo ctuca fe lo nu mi na zvati lo nu penmi vau fo lo nu mi na pu djuno lo du'u ei mi zvati nu bu
I explained to the teacher my absence at the meeting that I didn't know that I should've been there.
jalge
gismu rafsi: jag ja'e x1 (action/event/state) is a result/outcome/conclusion of antecedent x2 (event/state/process). Also: x2 gives rise to x1 (= selja'e for reordered places); total (general meaning, but also = mekyja'e, pi'irja'e, sujyja'e). See also se mukti, te zukte, se rinka, se krinu, se nibli, mulno, sumji, pilji, mekso, cmavo list ja'e, ciksi.
mukti
gismu rafsi: muk mu'i x1 (action/event/state) motivates/is a motive/incentive for action/event x2, per volition of x3. Also; x3 is motivated to bring about result/goal/objective x2 by x1 (= termu'i for reordered places); (note that 'under conditions' BAI may apply and be appropriately added to the main predicate level or within the x2 action level). (cf. cmavo list mu'i, nibli, te zukte - generally better for 'goal', se jalge, krinu, rinka, ciksi, djica, xlura)
rinka
gismu rafsi: rik ri'a x1 (event/state) effects/physically causes effect x2 (event/state) under conditions x3. x1 is a material condition for x2; x1 gives rise to x2. See also gasnu, krinu, nibli, te zukte, se jalge, bapli, jitro, cmavo list ri'a, mukti, ciksi, xruti.
zukte
gismu rafsi: zuk zu'e x1 is a volitional entity employing means/taking action x2 for purpose/goal x3/to end x3. Also acting at, undertaking, doing; agentive cause with volition/purpose; also x3 objective, end. See also cmavo list zu'e, bapli, gunka, jalge, krinu, mukti, rinka, snuti, gasnu, fasnu, minji, prenu, ciksi, jibri, pilno, pluta, tadji, tutci.