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ra pu troci lo ka facki lo danfu be le nabmi
He tried to solve the problem.
lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu nagi'e li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: A cat.
lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu gi'enai li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: A dog.
lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu nagi'enai li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: Neither.
lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu nagi'o li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: One of those.
lo ka pilno lo drata ckiku cu danfu lo tadji be lo ka jai gau karli fai lo vorme
Using another key is the answer to the problem of opening the door.
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.
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.
cpedu
gismu rafsi: cpe x1 requests/asks/petitions/solicits for x2 of/from x3 in manner/form x4. Also demand (= mi'ecpe); x4 is a means of expression See also ve cusku.: a request may be indicated in speech, in writing, or by an action (e.g. petitions are often in writing, while begging/panhandling may be indicated by an action or even demeanor). (cf. pikci, te preti, te frati, se spuda, danfu)
frati
gismu rafsi: fra x1 reacts/responds/answers with action x2 to stimulus x3 under conditions x4; x1 is responsive. x3 stimulates x1 into reaction x2, x3 stimulates reaction x2 (= terfra for place reordering); attempt to stimulate, prod (= terfratoi, tunterfratoi). See also preti, danfu, spuda, cpedu, tarti.
spuda
gismu rafsi: spu x1 answers/replies to/responds to person/object/event/situation/stimulus x2 with response x3. x3 also answer/reply. If x2 is a person/object, it will usually require "tu'a" indicating that the reply/response is to that person/object doing something. "tu'a" may not be needed if the person/object itself is the stimulus, rather than something it is doing. See also cusku, preti, nabmi, danfu, frati, cpedu.
ciksi
gismu rafsi: cki x1 (person) explains x2 (event/state/property) to x3 with explanation x4 (du'u). Explanation x4 is an underlying mechanism/details/purpose/method for x2 (= velcki for reordered places), generally assumed to be non-obvious; metaphorical usage with the various causal relations (i.e. jalge, mukti, krinu, rinka, nibli, zukte) is possible, but the non-obviousness, and the existence of an explainer with a point of view makes this word not a simple expression of cause. See also cipra, danfu, jalge, jinvi, krinu, mukti, nabmi, preti, rinka, sidbo, zukte, tavla.