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gismu rafsi: jib x1 is a job/occupation/employment/vocation (a type of work regularly done for pay) of person x2. Working for another (= selplijibri). See also briju, gunka, te jerna which is employment specifically for pay and not specifically for another, te pilno which is employment not necessarily for pay and not necessarily regular or lasting but for another, se gasnu and se zukte for incidental activities.
gismu rafsi: cmu x1 is a basis/foundation/underlying or fundamental principle of x2; x1 is at the bottom of x2. x2 is founded on basis x1 (= selcmu for reordered places); (adjective:) x1 is basic/basal/fundamental); (generally events and properties will be bases for events and states, while objects may be bases/bottoms for objects). See also cmavo list ji'u, jamfu, zbepi, genja, krasi.
experimental gismu x1 consists of the economic system (production and distribution and consumption) of sector components x2; x1 is economic. x2 may be a country or other area, the labor, capital and land resources, and the economic agents that socially participate in the production, exchange, distribution, and consumption of goods and services of that area; they may be joined with JOI. pavmomseljikni for "primary sector", relmomseljikni for "secondary sector", cibmomseljikni for "tertiary sector", and vonmomseljikni for "quaternary sector"; gubyseljikni for "public/state sector", sivyseljikni for "private sector", and jikseljikni for "social/voluntary sector". Cf. venci'e, selpraci'e.
gismu rafsi: jim x1 is a quantity of/contains/is made of made of metal of composition including x2. (adjective:) x1 is metallic. See also cnisa, gasta, lastu, margu, nikle, ransu, romge, sodna, tinci, tirse, tunka, zinki, kunra, sodva.
gismu rafsi: jon jo'e x1 is joined to/connects to/is united with x2 at common locus x3; x1 and x2 are a union. Also joined/fastened/attached by joint x3/by means of x3/with fastener x3; fastener (= jo'etci, jonvelyla'a); train, sequence of joined objects (= jonpoi; porjo'e for a single object joined into a sequence). See also lasna, fenso, kansa, pencu, penmi.
gismu rafsi: jut x1 is a species of genus x2, family x3, etc.; [open-ended tree-structure categorization]. Also subspecies, order, phylum; (places do not correspond to specific levels in the hierarchy; rather, x1 is at a "lower" or "bushier" part of the tree than x2, x2 is "lower" than x3, etc.; skipping a place thus means that there is one or more known-and-unspecified levels of hierarchy between the two); not limited to Linnean animal/plant taxonomy. See also klesi, lanzu.
gismu rafsi: ka'e x1 is able to do/be/capable of doing/being x2 (event/state) under conditions x3 (event/state). Also: has talent; know how to; know how to use (= plika'e). (cf. stati, certu, gasnu (in the time-free potential sense), cmavo list ka'e, cmavo list nu'o, cmavo list pu'i, djuno, zifre)
gismu rafsi: kau x1 (property - ka) is common/general/universal among members of set x2 (complete set). Only fully universal sense applies; x1 must be found in all members of x2. For the non-universal sense see fadni and zilfadni. See also cafne, rirci, fadni, cnano, tcaci, lakne, cmima, simxu.
gismu x1 (object/commodity/property/event) is costly/expensive/dear to x2 by standard x3. x1 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 (= poskargu for unambiguous semantics). See also vamji, dirba, vajni, jdima, pleji, canja, jerna, jinga, jemna, sfasa, vecnu.
gismu rafsi: ka'a x1 (tool/blade/force) cuts [through]/splits/divides x2 (object) into pieces x3. For x1 force, it is a force acting as a blade, not acting upon a blade; agentive cutting (= ka'argau, ka'arzu'e). (cf. kakpa, sraku for cutting into without division; plixa, dakfu, jinci, porpi, spofu, tunta, xrani, fatri, fendi, balre, dilcu)
experimental gismu x1 is quantum mechanical in property x2 with behavior/traits/result x3; x1 demonstrates quantum weirdness/quantum mechanical nature. For "quantumness", use kamkazra. Proposed short rafsi: -kaz-. See also: kantu, namra, klaso, slabu, mairsau (physically behaves expectedly/familiarly, normally; displays no physical weirdness/exoticness), cizra, maircizra (physically behaves unexpectedly; displays physical weirdness/exoticness), cizyfau (exotic event/phenomenon/signal), cizmai ((physically) exotic material/matter/substance), cizykantu (new/exotic/unknown/unfamiliar particle/quanton), cizratni (exotic atom/bound state), rartni.
gismu rafsi: ke'o x1 is x2 degree(s) Kelvin [metric unit] in temperature (default is 1) by standard x3. See also gradu, centi, decti, dekto, femti, gigdo, gocti, gotro, kilto, megdo, mikri, milti, nanvi, petso, picti, terto, xatsi, xecto, xexso, zepti, zetro.
gismu rafsi: kla x1 comes/goes to destination x2 from origin x3 via route x4 using means/vehicle x5. Also travels, journeys, moves, leaves to ... from ...; x1 is a traveller; (x4 as a set includes points at least sufficient to constrain the route relevantly). See also cadzu, bajra, marce, vofli, litru, muvdu, cpare, cmavo list ka'a, pluta, bevri, farlu, limna, vitke.
gismu rafsi: li'e x1 precedes/leads x2 in sequence x3; x1 is former/preceding/previous; x2 is latter/following. Also x1 before, forerunner; leading, as in 'leading indicators'; x2 after, trailing (= selyli'e for reordered places). See also cmavo list li'e, balvi, ralju, rebla, purci for time sequence, jersi, porsi, jatna, farna.
gismu rafsi: lis x1 is a story/tale/yarn/narrative about plot/subject/moral x2 by storyteller x3 to audience x4. Also legend; a narrative need not be fictional; x2 may be merely a convention rather than a subject; also x3 tells/recounts story/tale x1 about x2 to x4 (= selterlisri for place reordering); note that the storyteller need not be the author. See also ranmi, cfika, skicu, prosa, pemci.
gismu rafsi: mal x1 is execrable/deplorable/wretched/shitty/awful/rotten/miserable/contemptible/crappy/inferior/low-quality in property x2 by standard x3; x1 stinks/sucks in aspect x2 according to x3. Bloody (British sense), fucking, shit, goddamn. See also zabna, xlali, palci, dapma, funca, ganti, ganxo, gletu, gutra, kalci, pinca, pinji, plibu, vibna, vlagi, zargu.