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gismu rafsi: kin x1 is a cinema/movie/film about x2 [plot/theme/subject/activity], filmmaker x3, for audience x4. Also motion picture; x2 may be a convention rather than a subject; cartoon/animation (= selxraci'a skina); television/tv show (= tivyskina, regardless of length, factual content, etc.). See also tivni, vidni, pixra, finti.
gismu rafsi: kot ko'o x1 reflects Gaelic/Scottish culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Irish (= sicko'o), Scottish (= sunko'o), Celtic (= dzeko'o), Welsh (= nanko'o), Breton (= fasko'o); since Scottish/Gaelic is only the northern branch of the Celtic tribes, many would prefer a fu'ivla for Celtic; nationalism might also demand a separate fu'ivla for Irish. See also brito, glico.
gismu rafsi: sli x1 oscillates at rate/frequency x2 through set/sequence-of-states x3 (complete specification). Also (expressible either with desku or slilu): side to side, to and from, back and forth, reciprocal (motion), rotates, revolves. See also dikni, rilti, morna, desku, janbe, boxna.
gismu x1 guesses/conjectures/surmises x2 (du'u) is true about subject x3; [epistemology]. Also: x1 has a hunch that x2 is true; x1 imagines x2 is true; words usable for epistemology typically have a du'u place. See also djuno, facki, jijnu, sruma.
gismu rafsi: sol x1 is the sun of home planet x2 (default Earth) of race x3; (adjective:) x1 is solar. 'home planet' refers to a planet which is "home" to a race, but not necessarily the original "home" of a species if that species inhabits many worlds. See also gusni, lunra, mluni, plini, santa, terdi, tarci.
gismu rafsi: san x1 reflects Spanish-speaking culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Metaphorical restriction to Spain by contrast with xispo (comparable to the distinction between glico and merko/sralo/brito/kadno); Spain (= sangu'e); Spanish dialects spoken in Spain, especially Castillian (= sansanbau). See also xispo, ketco, mexno, gento.
gismu rafsi: spa x1 is a plant/herb/greenery of species/strain/cultivar x2. Also (adjective:) x1 is vegetable/vegetal/vegetative. See also genja, grute, gurni, latna, rozgu, stagi, tricu, tsiju, tujli, xruba, xrula, pezli, srasu.
gismu rafsi: pof po'u x1 is broken/inoperable/broken down/non-utile/not usable for function x2. Agentive break, cause to become inoperable (= pofygau, pofyzu'e); accidentally break, as a result of an event, non-agentive (= pofyja'e, nutpo'uja'e). See also daspo, katna, porpi, se xrani, cikre.
gismu rafsi: ra'a x1 pertains to/is germane/relevant to/concerns/is related/associated with/is about x2. Also: x1 is a question of/treats of x2; can be symmetric, although x1 is conventionally more specific or constrained in scope than x2. See also cmavo list ra'a, ckini, ponse, steci.
gismu rafsi: rur sru x1 encircles/encloses/is surrounding x2 in direction(s)/dimension(s)/plane x3. (jinsru =) x1 is a ring/belt/band/girdle around/circling/ringing x2 near total containment in some dimension(s). See also karli, senta, snuji, vanbi, se nenri, se jbini, bartu, djine.
gismu x1 is the edible x2 portion of plant x3; x1 is a vegetable. Note that fruits and nuts are also vegetables; generally this word will be used for either the general category of edible plants, or for non-fruit vegetables (= nalrutstagi). See also grute, kobli, narge, sluni, spati, sunga, tamca.
gismu rafsi: tik x1 (event) adjusts/regulates/changes x2 (ka/ni) in amount/degree x3. Non-resultative, causal change; agentive adjust (= tikygau, tikyzu'e). See also cenba which need not be causal, galfi which is causal and resultative, binxo which need not be causal but is resultative, zasni, stodi.
gismu rafsi: sto x1 is constant/invariant/unchanging in property x2 (ka) in response to stimulus/conditions x3. Also stable/consistent/steadfast/firm/steady. See also cenba, stika, stali, vitno, manfo, zasni, tinsa, jdari.
gismu rafsi: tuz stu x1 is an inherent/inalienable site/place/position/situation/spot/location of x2 (object/event). Generally used for normally stationary objects/events, to give their 'permanent' location. See also cmavo list tu'i, jmive, diklo, zvati, tcini, xabju, jibni, judri, lamji, mokca, stali.
gismu x1 [process] is a method/technique/approach/means for doing x2 (event) under conditions x3. Also practice/way/mode; style/manner/conduct (= tratadji); pattern (= montadji, tadjymo'a, or platadji, tadjypla). See also ciste, pruce, zukte, pluta, cmavo list ta'i.
gismu rafsi: cac x1 is a custom/habit/[ritual/rut] of x2 under conditions x3. Also: x1 is customary/usual/the practice. See also fadni, kampu, lakne, jinzi, ckaji, cnano, tarti, ritli, javni, zekri.