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gismu rafsi: zun zu'i x1 (evt./state) interferes with/hinders/disrupts x2 (evt./state/process) due to quality x3 (ka). Also blocks, obstructs, baffles; not necessarily forcing cessation. See also fanta, dicra, fliba, fanza, raktu, klina, bandu, cfipu, ganlo.
experimental gismu x1 is a dinosaur [very general: any ancient quasi-reptilian vertebrate] of type x2 living in era x3. A gismu version of dinsauru; contrast with reksa. The use of this word is not strictly only relevant to members of clade Dinosauria, although it does include them (and, specifically, birds); its referent might include pterosaurs, icthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, dimetrodons, avemetatarsaliads, and perhaps even synapsids (in other words, any ancient quasi-reptilian vertebrate). As such, it is a qualitative word that bears no particular or strong attention or respect to genealogy or academic classification of these animals. Basically, any ancient animal the name of which ends in "-saur" can be so-described. Proposed short rafsi: -dis-. See also: rexsa, ketslau, ikfiio, disrmuzo, plesiio.
experimental gismu x1 dons metaphorical asbestos suit x2 to guard against flames x3 on topic x4 from x5, who disagrees with post x6 for reason x7, not realizing that the post was meant to be sent to x8 rather than all of mailing list x9 (default jboste) where it was posted in response to email x10, whose author wishes selma'o x11 (default SE) were extended to concisely express place x12 of brivla x13 (default besto) which has place structure x14 and too many places because of sadistic whim x15 of brivla-maker x16, who also created brivla x17 which has place structure x18, and so winds up using too many of cmavo x19 (default zi'o) in order to make the brivla ( x13) more usable by standard x20 and wishes they had never heard of the word besto for reason x21, not realizing for reason x22 that it was suggested sarcastically due to boredom x23 of person x24, who is proposing it against better judgement x25 because it is fun by standard x26, but still wishes it had as many places as x27 (default du) for reason x28, and feels like throwing in epistemology sumti x29, because he/she knows both that gismu x30 (default besto) has its place structure defined by run-on sentence x31 and that epistemology sumti are used in gismu x32 by epistemology x33, notwithstanding the fact that x34 actually has a use for besto places x35 (default 1) through x36 (default x7) and wishes this weren't an extremely long and stupid joke, longer than joke x37 and stupider than joke x38 but still appreciated by x39 - a fact which says x40 about them in the opinion of x41 - but not seen as even remotely amusing by x42, who is aware that x43 has a use for the gismu besto because of x45 A joke gismu from http://mw.lojban.org/index.php?title=besto . Place x_44 is absent for some reason
gismu rafsi: bav x1 is in the future of/later than/after x2 in time sequence; x1 is latter; x2 is former. Also sequel, succeed, successor, follow, come(s) after; time ordering only (use lidne otherwise); aorist in that x1 may overlap in time with x2 as long as it extends afterwards; non-aorist future (= cfabalvi); (default x2 is the space time reference, whereupon:) x1 will occur. See also lidne, cabna, purci, farna.
gismu rafsi: bal ba'i x1 is great/grand in property x2 (ka) by standard x3. Indicates a subjective greatness, as compared to the objective standard implied for barda; (synonyms, possibly requiring tanru:) extraordinary, illustrious, magnificent, impressive, awesome, grandiose, august, inspiring, special, majestic, distinguished, eminent, splendor, stately, imposing (all generally zabna); terrible (mabla). See also barda, nobli, se sinma, pluja, misno, vajni, fasnu, cizra, traji, mutce, se manci.
gismu rafsi: bap bai x1 [force] (ka) forces/compels event x2 to occur; x1 determines property x2 to manifest. Also constrains; requires success, unlike the physics term (better expressed by danre). See also fanta, rinju, jimte, jitro, rinka, krinu, zukte, randa, danre, cmavo list bai, marxa, tinsa, xarnu.
gismu rafsi: bed be'e x1 is a crew/team/gang/squad/band of persons x2 directed/led by x3 organized for purpose x4. (x1 is a mass; x2 is a set completely specified); Also orchestra (= zgibe'e, balzgibe'e), outfit; x3 conductor; business, not necessarily incorporated (= cajbe'e, venbe'e). See also gunma, girzu, dansu, jatna, jitro, kagni, kamni, minde, ralju, cecmu, gidva.
gismu rafsi: bej be'i x1 transfers/sends/transmits x2 to receiver x3 from transmitter/origin x4 via means/medium x5. Also possibly "sharing"; no (complete) alienation from origin is implied. x5 carrier. See also muvdu, dunda, mrilu, nirna, xruti, cradi, tivni, preja, cmavo list be'i, bevri, mrilu, tcana.
gismu rafsi: bim bi'u x1 is a wall/fence separating x2 and x3 (unordered) of/in structure x4. See also jbini, sepli, fendi, canko, drudi, kumfa, loldi, senta, snuji, pagre, gacri, kuspe, marbi, vorme.
gismu rafsi: lab x1 is white/very-light colored [color adjective]. Pale forms of other colors are a compound of white; e.g. pink (= labyxu'e, xunblabi) (whereas kandi is used for pale = dimness, lack of intensity). See also skari, xekri, grusi, kandi, manku, carmi, bakri, blanu, bunre, cicna, crino, narju, nukni, pelxu, xunre, zirpu.
gismu rafsi: bli x1 is a block [3-dimensional shape/form] of material x2, surfaces/sides x3. x3 sides/surfaces should include number, size, and shape; also polyhedron (= pitybli having flat/planar sides/surfaces). regular polyhedron (= kubybli, blikubli), brick (= kitybli); See also tapla, kubli, tanbo, canlu, kojna, sefta, bolci, kurfa, tarmi.
experimental gismu x1 (abstraction) should/(of right) ought to be true/happening under conditions/in the case of x2 being true/happening, as believed by/by standard/under consideration of x3. If the world were proper/correct/just/ruled perfectly and strictly according to x3 and if x2 were true, then x1 would be true as well. Moral judgment goes in x3. x3 can also be assumed by expectation under hypothesized laws of physics, by the true situation of the world, etc. Synonymous with zgadi.
gismu rafsi: cni x1 feels emotion x2 (ka) about x3. Also mood/humor (= nuncni). See also cmavo list ci'o, cumla, jilra, nelci, xendo, ckeji, cortu, jgira, kecti, kufra, manci, prami, steba, zungi, badri, burna, gleki.
gismu rafsi: cin x1 in activity/state x2 exhibits sexuality/gender/sexual orientation x3 (ka) by standard x4. Also: x1 courts/flirts; x3 could be a ka , ka , or ka , etc.; (adjective:) x1 is sexual/sexy; x1 is flirted with/courted by x2 (= cinfriti, cinjikca). See also gletu, pinji, plibu, vibna, vlagi.
gismu rafsi: cri x1 loses person/thing x2 at/near x3; x1 loses property/feature x2 in conditions/situation x3. x2 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event (rare for cirko), or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= po'ecri, posyselcri for unambiguous semantics). See also facki, ralte, sisku, claxu, jinga, pleji, canja, sfasa, dapma, binra, mipri.
gismu rafsi: ci'e x1 (mass) is a system interrelated by structure x2 among components x3 (set) displaying x4 (ka). x1 (or x3) is synergistic in x4; also network; x2 also relations, rules; x3 also elements (set completely specified); x4 systemic functions/properties. See also cmavo list ci'e, cmima, girzu, gunma, stura, tadji, munje, farvi, ganzu, judri, julne, klesi, morna, tcana.