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lujvo g1=me1 telekinetically / with its mind moves mu1 to destination/receiver mu2 [away] from origin mu3 over path/route mu4 Made from menli+muvgau. menli2 dropped on account of irrelevancy. See also gasnu, klama, litru, makfa, menli, muvdu.
lujvo x1 promotes / publicizes / advertises x2 (object or idea) to community x3; x1 tries to make x2 famous to x3 Note: English metonymically uses "sell" for this concept, but vecnu refers to the act of exchange, not advertising or promoting. See misno, gasnu, troci
lujvo x1=n1 is a message reminding facts x2=m2 about x3=m3=n2 from author x4=n3=g1 to intended audience x5=n4=m1. Cf. selmojnoi, mojgau, notci'a, gasnu, notci.
lujvo x1=m1=g1 is a Death Star destroying planet x2=po1=pl1 (default zi'o), into pieces x3=po2, with exhahust pipe x4. x2 defaults to zi'o so you can refer to a Death Star that isn't necessarily destroying a planet. cf. plini, porpi, gasnu, minji
gismu rafsi: fau x1 (event) is an event that happens/occurs/takes place; x1 is an incident/happening/occurrence. (cf. cmavo list fau, krefu, lifri, fatci, rapli; gasnu, zukte, if specifically agentive, banli)
gismu rafsi: jib x1 is a job/occupation/employment/vocation (a type of work regularly done for pay) of person x2. Working for another (= selplijibri). See also briju, gunka, te jerna which is employment specifically for pay and not specifically for another, te pilno which is employment not necessarily for pay and not necessarily regular or lasting but for another, se gasnu and se zukte for incidental activities.
gismu rafsi: ka'e x1 is able to do/be/capable of doing/being x2 (event/state) under conditions x3 (event/state). Also: has talent; know how to; know how to use (= plika'e). (cf. stati, certu, gasnu (in the time-free potential sense), cmavo list ka'e, cmavo list nu'o, cmavo list pu'i, djuno, zifre)
lujvo x1=c1 (person) justifies/expresses justification x2=k2 for x3=p1's complicated-ness in aspect x4=p2 to audience x5=c3 via expressive medium x6=c4. cf. pluja, sampu, krinu, rinka, nibli, gasnu, cusku, tavla, casnu, skicu.
gismu rafsi: pli x1 uses/employs x2 [tool, apparatus, machine, agent, acting entity, material] for purpose x3. Also utilize; x2 is useful/used productively by x1 to do x3 (= selpli for reordered places); hire/employ (= le'ipli, lejyplicu'a). (cf. tutci, cabra, minji, gasnu, zukte for x2, cmavo list pi'o, sazri, jibri)
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.
gismu rafsi: xla x1 is bad for x2 by standard x3; x1 is poor/unacceptable to x2. Be careful to distinguish between a bad/unacceptable event, and a bad/unacceptable agent: x1 does poorly (= lenu ko'a gasnu cu xlali and not normally ko'a xlali). See also palci, mabla, xamgu, betri.
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.