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experimental gismu x1 is the "beneficiary"/intended-recipient of x2 (event/action), as intended by x3 // x2 is done for x1 A "beneficiary" here is someone or something for which something is done, and this relation may be either beneficial or disadvantageous. Consider "I poisoned the cake for him" vs "I baked a cake for him" ("for him to eat" would be a purpose/goal). See also be'ei, kosmu, terzu'e, selxau
fu'ivla x1 pertains to the Laurasian supercontinent/large subcontinent in aspect x2, more specifically associated with time period or arrangement x3 Not to be confused with Laurentia. x3 is a property of Laurasia itself (at the time in question, as determined by x1 and x2). This word could be used along the lines of other cultural gismu: x1 reflect Laurasian culture/lifestyle/"nationality" in aspect/nature x2. Confer: pangaio, gonduana, bemro, ropno, xazdo
gismu rafsi: bes be'a x1 is a son of mother/father/parents x2 [not necessarily biological]. Also filial. See also verba, nanla, nakni, nanmu, patfu, mamta, bruna, rirni, rorci, panzi, tixnu.
gismu rafsi: bil x1 is military/regimented/is strongly organized/prepared by system x2 for purpose x3. Also paramilitary; soldier in its broadest sense - not limited to those trained/organized as part of an army to defend a state (= bilpre). See also jenmi for a military force, sonci, ganzu, pulji.
gismu x1 insures/indemnifies x2 (person) against peril x3 (event) providing benefit(s) x4 (event). Also x3 loss; sell/purchase insurance (= binryve'u), premium (= binrydi'a, or binryvelve'u). See also bandu, cirko, betri, basti, bilma.
gismu rafsi: bis x1 is a quantity of/is made of/contains ice [frozen crystal] of composition/material x2. Composition including x2, which need not be a complete composition. See also kunra, runme, lenku, krili, bratu, snime, carvi.
gismu rafsi: bog bo'u x1 is a/the bone/ivory [body-part], performing function x2 in body of x3; [metaphor: calcium]. x2 is likely an abstract: may be structure/support for some body part, but others as well such as the eardrum bones; the former can be expressed as (tu'a le ); cartilage/gristle (= ranbo'u), skeleton (= bogygreku). See also greku, denci, jirna, sarji.
gismu rafsi: bud x1 is x2 (def. 1) local weight unit(s) [non-metric], standard x3, subunits [e.g. ounces] x4. (additional subunit places may be added as x5, x6, ...); See also grake, junta, tilju, rupnu, fepni, dekpu, gutci, minli, merli, kramu.
gismu rafsi: cab x1 is current at/in the present of/during/concurrent/simultaneous with x2 in time. (default x2 is the present resulting in:) x1 is now; time relationship only, 'aorist' claiming simultaneity does not mean one event does not extend into the past or future of the other. See also zvati, balvi, purci, cmavo list ca, cmavo list ca'a.
gismu rafsi: ca'a x1 is apparatus/mechanism/device/equipment for function x2 controlled/[triggered] by x3 (agent). Form determined by/from function; does not imply automated/automatic action - requires an external agent/trigger (a minji may be a zmiku cabra if it requires an external agent to trigger or control the functions that it performs automatically). (cf. tutci, minji, finti; girzu, ganzu for organizational apparatus, pilno)
gismu rafsi: car x1 turns about vector x2 towards direction x3, turning angular distance / to face point x4 Also revolve (= jincarna). See also gunro, jendu. New definition of carna originally proposed by Robin Lee Powell and backward-compatible with the old one. Official definition: x1 turns/rotates/revolves around axis x2 in direction x3.
gismu rafsi: cta x1 looks at/examines/views/inspects/regards/watches/gazes at x2. Also look through (= grecta, ravycta, bacycta); note that English "look" often means a more generic "observe". See also jvinu, minra, simlu, viska, lanli, zgana, setca, viska.
gismu rafsi: cel ce'a x1 launches/fires/shoots projectile/missile x2, propelled by x3 [propellant/propulsion]. Also: x1 is a gun/launcher/cannon; x1 hurls/throws/casts (more general than renro in that propulsion need not be internal to x1). See also renro, danti, jakne, jbama, spoja.
gismu x1 is an era/epoch/age characterized by x2 (event/property/interval/idea). (x2 interval should be the defining boundaries; if merely a characterizing period, the nature of the interval should be expressed in an abstract bridi, or the interval should be marked with tu'a; x2 may also be characteristic object(s) or practices of the era, if marked with tu'a); See also ranji, temci, citsi.
gismu rafsi: ced x1 is an heir to/is to inherit x2 (object/quality) from x3 according to rule x4. Pedantically, inheriting an object should be a sumti-raising (tu'a if non-abstract in x2) of inheriting loka ponse the object - the ownership of the object (= posycerda, posyselcerda for unambiguous semantics). See also jgina.
gismu x1 is infinite/unending/eternal in property/dimension x2, to degree x3 (quantity)/of type x3. Also everlasting, eternity, (= cimnytei), eternal (= cimnyteikai or temcimni). See also vitno, renvi, munje, fanmo, sisti.