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gismu x1 is x2 local area unit(s) [non-metric] (default 1) by standard x3, x4 subunits. (additional subunit places may be added as x5, x6, ...); See also rupnu, fepni, dekpu, gutci, minli, merli, bunda.
gismu rafsi: kra x1 (site/event) is a source/start/beginning/origin of x2 (object/event/process). Also root (figurative sense); (adjective:) x1 is initial. See also fanmo, cmavo list ra'i, sabji, cfari, jipno, traji, kojna, genja, jicmu, sitna, jinto.
gismu rafsi: kri x1 believes [regardless of evidence/proof] belief/creed x2 (du'u) is true/assumed about subject x3. "without evidence" refers to objective external evidence; also gives credence, has conviction. See also jinvi, djuno, censa, cevni, lijda, makfa, malsi, senpi, birti.
gismu rafsi: ruv kru x1 is a curve/turn/bend in x2, at locus x3, and defined by set of points/properties x4. (adjective:) x1 is curved; (x4 as a set of points is sufficiently specified to identify the relevant properties of the bend). See also korcu, bargu, genxu, linji, sirji.
gismu rafsi: kur x1 is a right-angled shape/form defined by set of vertices x2, dimensions x3 (default 2). Also rectangle, square, rectilinear; square (= kubykurfa, pitkubykurfa), cube (= kurkubli), rectangle (= clakurfa), rhombus/diamond (= sa'orkurfa, sa'orpitkubli). See also bliku, kubli, tapla, salpo, tarmi.
gismu rafsi: kup ku'e x1 ranges/extends/spans/persists/reaches across/over interval/gap/area/scope/extent/range x2. Also continues. See also ranji, renvi, tcena, bancu, cripu, ragve, vorme, canko, bitmu, sirji, jbini, jimte, preja.
gismu rafsi: laz x1 (mass) is a family with members including x2 bonded/tied/joined according to standard x3. Also clan, tribe; x2 is in x1, a member of x1 (selylanzu for reordered places); relative (= lazmi'u - xy mintu y'y leka cmima da poi lanzu). See also natmi, cmima, girzu, jutsi, klesi.
gismu rafsi: la'a x1 (agent) fastens/connects/attaches/binds/lashes x2 to x3 with fastener x4. No implication that result is considered a single object; although x2 and x3 may be reversible, x3 may be used for the substrate, the fixed/larger object to which x2 becomes attached. See also jorne, fenso, jgena, batke, dinko, kansa.
gismu rafsi: leb le'a x1 takes/gets/gains/obtains/seizes/[removes] x2 (object/property) from x3 (possessor). Also confiscate, appropriate. Acquire with volition such that x1 gains possession; x3 is possessor and not merely source, alienation is implied. (cf. punji, cpacu where volition or previous possession is not necessarily implied, vimcu for alienation where x1 need not gain possession, canci, cliva)
gismu rafsi: len le'o x1 is a lens/glass [focussing shape/form] focussing x2 to focus/foci x3 by means/material x4. (adjective:) x1 is optical; focussing may be optical or otherwise, hence x2 which may be light, sound, X-ray, etc., default is light/optical lens; ka is refraction. See also kacma, minra.
gismu rafsi: ler le'u x1 (la'e zo BY/word-bu) is a letter/digit/symbol in alphabet/character-set x2 representing x3. Also x1 glyph, rune, character (also me'o BY/word-bu), x2 symbol set; (adjective:) x1 is alphabetic/symbolic; "letteral" used by analogy with "numeral"; sinxa is the more generic symbol. See also mifra, namcu, sinxa, pandi.
obsolete fu'ivla x1 (notion) is Absurd/is characterized by an Absurd nature in aspect x2, belonging to school of philosophy/type of Absurdism x3, according to standards/methodology/classification/claim x4 flese is an experimental gismu and the short rafsi -les- is not officially assigned. For the term "Absurdism" itself, consider: te lesrxapsurdie. The Absurd in this case is that associated with, for example, Albert Camus and other philosophers.
gismu rafsi: lif fri x1 [person/passive/state] undergoes/experiences x2 (event/experience); x2 happens to x1. Also has/have (of events/experiences); (adjective:) x1 is empirical; suggests passive undergoing but does not exclude active (per zukte) intent; a deserved experience: reward or punishment (= jernyfri, zanjernyfri, maljernyfri). See also cmavo list ri'i, jmive, fasnu, renvi.
gismu rafsi: ste x1 (physical object) is a list/catalog/register of sequence/set x2 in order x3 in medium x4. Also roll, log. (x2 is completely specified); (cf. porsi, girzu, cmima for mental objects wherein order is of varying importance; some manifested order is intrinsic to a physical list, but the specific order may be incidental and not intentional/purposeful)
gismu rafsi: lik x1 is liquid/fluid, of composition/material including x2, under conditions x3. Conditions include temperature and pressure. See also cilmo, djacu, lumci, runta, pambe, sudga, gapci, sligu, flecu, jduli.
gismu rafsi: li'u x1 travels/journeys/goes/moves via route x2 using means/vehicle x3; x1 is a traveller. (x2 as a set includes points at least sufficient to constrain the route relevantly); See also bajra, cadzu, cpare, tcana, klama, cliva, pluta, limna, muvdu.