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gidva
gismu rafsi: gid gi'a x1 (person/object/event) guides/conducts/pilots/leads x2 (active participants) in/at x3 (event). A guiding person advises/suggests/sets an example to be followed, but does not necessarily control/direct/manage actual execution of an event; an event may serve as a guide by setting a pattern/example to be emulated. See also jitro, ralju, sazri, te bende, jatna, fukpi, morna.
bapli
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.
bende
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.
minde
gismu rafsi: mid mi'e x1 issues commands/orders to x2 for result x3 (event/state) to happen; x3 is commanded to occur. [also: x1 orders/sets/Triggers. x2 to do/bring about x3; x1 is a commander; commanded (= termi'e)]; See also lacri, te bende, jatna, ralju, jitro, turni, tinbe.
ponse
gismu rafsi: pos po'e x1 possesses/owns/has x2 under law/custom x3; x1 is owner/proprietor of x2 under x3. (x3 is generally more important to the concept than commonly accepted for the English equivalent, since the concept is broader when unconstrained, and the nature/interpretation of possession/ownership is very culturally dependent); See also ckini, ralte, jitro, steci, srana, tutra, turni, zivle.
ralju
gismu rafsi: ral x1 is principal/chief/leader/main/[staple], most significant among x2 (set) in property x3 (ka). Staple (= ralselpra); general/admiral/president/principal leader (= ralja'a, ralterbe'e; use additional terms to distinguish among these); also primary, prime, (adverb:) chiefly, principally, mainly; (x2 is complete specification of set). See also vajni, te bende, minde, lidne, jatna, jitro, gidva, midju.
rinka
gismu rafsi: rik ri'a x1 (event/state) effects/physically causes effect x2 (event/state) under conditions x3. x1 is a material condition for x2; x1 gives rise to x2. See also gasnu, krinu, nibli, te zukte, se jalge, bapli, jitro, cmavo list ri'a, mukti, ciksi, xruti.
xlura
gismu rafsi: xlu x1 (agent) influences/lures/tempts x2 into action/state x3 by influence/threat/lure x4. Also impresses; x4 is alluring (= trivelxlu for place reordering); x3 may be an achieved action/state, or an attempt to perform an action/enter a state). (x3 and x4 are normally events or states); See also djica, mukti, trina, jitro, sazri, tcica, xance, stidi, kajde, maksi.
turni
gismu rafsi: tru x1 governs/rules/is ruler/governor/sovereign/reigns over people/territory/domain/subjects x2. x2 need not be complete specification of set of governed; reign/rule (= noltru); king/queen/sovereign (= nolraitru); pure democracy (= roltrusi'o), representative democracy (= rolka'itrusi'o), viceroy (= ka'itru), pure communism (= kaurpo'esi'o), board of directors/trustees, steering committee (= trukamni); government (= trugunma, trugri (emphasizing the components), truci'e (emphasizing the organization)). See also catni, minde, tutra, jecta, gugde, ponse, jitro.