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skina
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.
skoto
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.
slilu
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.
smadi
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.
solri
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.
spano
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.
spati
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.
spofu
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.
srana
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.
sruri
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.
stagi
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.
stika
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.
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.
stuzi
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.
tadji
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.
tcaci
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.