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gismu rafsi: mif x1 is encoded/cipher text of plain-text x2 by code/coding system x3; x1 is in code; x3 is a code. Code (= termifra). See also mipri, lerfu, sinxa.
lujvo x1 is punctuation in orthography/language x2 representing x3 x1=l1=p3, x2=l2, x3=l3=p4. See pandi, lerfu
lujvo x1 (quoted text) is a “bu letteral” of character x2 (zoi quote). This term is specific to Lojban. A “bu letteral” is defined as one word which has been made to a letteral with “bu”. x1 is a quote (eg. with luli'u) containing the “bu letteral” (including “bu”), x2 quotes the character which the “bu letteral” stands for verbatim, which requires to use a zoi quote. See also: lerfu.
lujvo x1 is a "false friend" (letter/symbol in a different writing system that looks similar, but differs significantly in meaning) to x2, in alphabet/character-set x3 representing x4 This is a cimjvo, with a rather obvious calque from a metaphor common to many languages. See lerfu, smuni, bangu
gismu rafsi: sni x1 is a sign/symbol/signal representing/referring/signifying/meaning x2 to observer x3. Also: x1 signifies x2; (adjective:) x1 is significant/meaningful/of import; signal an action (= sniti'i), connotation (= se sibyti'isni, sibyti'ismu). See also lerfu, tcita, barna, mifra, smuni.
lujvo xl1 (la'e zo BY/word-bu) is a fingerspelling sign in character-set of sign language/system of manual communication xl2 representing letter/digit/symbol xl3=l1 in written alphabet/character-set xl2 performed by hand(s) xl4. From xanle'u+lerfu. See also xanle'u, xanbau, xancrcereme and saskrcereme.
lujvo x1=l2 is a formal character-set/alphabet containing letter(s)/characters/digits/terms x2=l1; x2 is a letter in formal alphabet x1 and is treated formally (it has no meaning, other than possibly being distinct from other letters in x1) Used for formal language analysis. See also: lu'erma, lu'erfu, lerfu (for a nonformal, potentially meaningful variant - with reordered terbri)
lujvo x1=ciste1 is a keyboard layout used by x2=ciska1 to enter letters/symbols x3=lerfu1=ciska2=cuxna2.
experimental cmavo metasyntactic variable prenex Explicitly marks variables, e.g. ko'a ko'e, lerfu-strings, and/or brodV (must be converted into sumti using me'ei) as being metasyntactic: i.e. having no specific meaning or referent and merely used to demonstrate syntax or hypothetical scenarios. Automatically unassigns these variables from any previous assignment. e.g. (me'ei broda me'ei brode ko'a ko'e fo'a fo'e ge'ai). See ge'ei, ce'ai, ke'au, zo'u, da'o
experimental cmavo metasyntactic variable marker Explicitly marks the preceding variable, e.g. ko'a ko'e, lerfu-strings, and/or broda series as being metasyntactic: i.e. having no specific meaning or referent and merely used to demonstrate syntax or hypothetical scenarios. Automatically unassigns the variable from any previous assignment. May also be used for pronouns like mi or do or dei. This is useful to refer to mi as a 'first-person pronoun' rather than the actual speaker themself, for example, when giving the definition of mi'o: 'mi ge'ei jo'u do ge'ei', makes it clear that the speaker doesn't literally mean the speaker and the listener, but are using mi and do metasyntactically. Similarly, one might define mi as 'lo cusku be dei ge'ei'. See ge'ai, da'o