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gismu rafsi: fli x1 fails at doing x2 (state/event); x1 is a failure at its role in x2. Baffled (= pesfli, jmifli, dafspufli, menfli, among other senses); also x2 ceases/does not complete/fails to continue due to failure on the part of x1. See also cfila, snada, srera, troci, sisti, ranji, denpa, bebna, zunti.
gismu rafsi: fra x1 reacts/responds/answers with action x2 to stimulus x3 under conditions x4; x1 is responsive. x3 stimulates x1 into reaction x2, x3 stimulates reaction x2 (= terfra for place reordering); attempt to stimulate, prod (= terfratoi, tunterfratoi). See also preti, danfu, spuda, cpedu, tarti.
gismu rafsi: fit x1 offers/proffers x2 [offering] to x3 with conditions x4. (x4 may be nu canja, nu pleji, etc.; an unconditional offering has the 'condition' of acceptance); x2 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event, or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= posfriti, posyselfriti for unambiguous semantics). See also canja, dunda, rinsa, vecnu, jdima, cnemu, pleji, vitke.
gismu rafsi: gad x1 is an article/descriptor labelling description x2 (text) in language x3 with semantics x4. x2 is the noun phrase/sumti without the article/descriptor; description ((x1 with x2) = gadysu'i); note: 'determiner' has become the accepted general linguistics term, displacing 'article'; however, 'determiner' includes all words that can introduce a noun phrase/sumti, whether a description or not, such as pronoun possessives like lemi, quantifiers (especially in indefinites) like ci and su'o, and demonstratives like ti, ta, and tu; the term 'descriptor' in Lojban, is limited to words that introduce descriptions (excluding indefinites), such as those of selma'o LA and LE, their common compounds such as lemi, and possibly lenu. 'article' typically refers only to a single word; Lojban assumes the broader meaning] See also valsi, cmavo.
lujvo x1=z1=g1 is a zmico that modifies the terbri default specification of a brivla, producing result x2=z2=g3 at level/with construct-orientation x3=z3 with discourse duration x4=z4 in language x5=z5; x1 is a default specification modifier that produces output re-specification x2 zmico is an experimental gismu. See also: zmico, sumyzmico
gismu rafsi: gir gri x1 is group/cluster/team showing common property (ka) x2 due to set x3 linked by relations x4. Also collection, team, comprised of, comprising; members x3 (a specification of the complete membership) comprise group x1; cluster (= kangri). See also bende, ciste, cmima, gunma, panra, cabra, cecmu, kansa, klesi, lanzu, liste, vrici.
obsolete fu'ivla x1 pertains to the Gondwana/Gondwanaland supercontinent/large subcontinent in aspect x2, more specifically associated with time period or arrangement x3 x3 is a property of Gondwanaland 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 Gondwanalandean culture/lifestyle/"nationality" in aspect/nature x2. Confer: be'omronzdo, pangaio, ketco, friko, dzipo, sralo, xintu'a, rabytu'a, tumrmadagaskara, gugdemugu, tetfusi
gismu rafsi: rut x1 is a fruit [body-part] of species x2. See also badna, dembi, figre, guzme, narge, perli, pilka, plise, spati, stagi, tamca, tsiju, tarbi, panzi, rorci, te pruce, jbari, nimre.
gismu rafsi: gum x1 is a mass/team/aggregate/whole, together composed of components x2, considered jointly. A description in x1 indicates of mass property(ies) displayed by the mass; masses may reveal properties not found in the individual set members that are massified, which themselves are not necessarily relevant to the mass property implicit in this bridi. See also bende, girzu, pagbu, cmavo list loi, lei, lai, ciste, cmima, kansa, tinci, mulgunma.
gismu rafsi: gus gu'i x1 [energy] is light/illumination illuminating x2 from light source x3. [x3 illuminates/lights x2 with light/illumination x1; x2 is lit/illuminated by illumination x1 from source x3 (= selgu'i for reordered places); light/lamp (= tergu'i)](cf. dirce, manku, solri, carmi, ctino, kantu)
gismu rafsi: guc x1 is x2 (default 1) short local distance unit(s) [non-metric], standard x3, x4 subunits. Foot (= jmagutci); yard (= cibjmagutci), pace (= tapygutci), inch (= degygutci), cubit (= birgutci). (additional subunit places may be added as x5, x6, ...); See also mitre, clani, ganra, condi, rotsu, rupnu, fepni, dekpu, minli, merli, bunda, kramu.
gismu rafsi: jag ja'e x1 (action/event/state) is a result/outcome/conclusion of antecedent x2 (event/state/process). Also: x2 gives rise to x1 (= selja'e for reordered places); total (general meaning, but also = mekyja'e, pi'irja'e, sujyja'e). See also se mukti, te zukte, se rinka, se krinu, se nibli, mulno, sumji, pilji, mekso, cmavo list ja'e, ciksi.
gismu rafsi: ja'o x1 (agent) shows/exhibits/displays/[reveals]/demonstrates x2 (property) to audience x3. [reveal (= tolmipygau, mipyja'o, sivja'o); also: x1 shows that x2, x1 shows off x2; Use arco for displaying objects.; See also tigni, cipra, zgana, jvinu, lanli, mipri, simlu.
gismu rafsi: jva x1 is a rule prescribing/mandating/requiring x2 (event/state) within system/community x3. Regulation, prescription (also x2), principle, requirement (also x2), prescribe, require (conditions are usually contained within x2); x1 is regulatory; x2, x3 are regulated. See also flalu, ritli, cmavo list ja'i, marde, tcaci, tinbe, zekri.
gismu rafsi: bin bi'i x1 is between/among set of points/bounds/limits x2 (set)/amidst mass x2 in property x3 (ka). x2 (a complete set, generally ordered) defines the bounds/limits/range for x1. See also se vasru, nenri, zvati, cpana, snuji, senta, bitmu, jimte, kuspe, jibni, lamji, sruri, vanbi, midju, cmima, setca.
gismu rafsi: jme x1 is a gem/polished stone/pearl of type x2 from gemstone/material/source x3. Also jewel (= jmeja'i); gemstone (= x2, x3, or jmero'i, jmekunra); pearl (= selcakyjme - a gem found inside a shell, tercakyjme - a gem made of shell material, boijme - any ball-shaped gem), mother-of-pearl (= cakyjme). See also kunra, rokci, jadni, dirba, kargu, krili, pulji.