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pavdutcinse
lujvo c1 is strictly heterosexual in situation c2 by standard c4. This word does not apply to bisexuals and is the direct Lojban equivalent of English "heterosexual". Cf. pavycinse, dutcinse, pavmitcinse.
pavmitcinse
lujvo c1 is strictly homosexual in situation c2 by standard c4. This word does not apply to bisexuals and is the direct Lojban equivalent of English "homosexual". Cf. pavycinse, mitcinse, pavdutcinse.
samyuan
cmevla name: "Someone", aka "the god of lazy people", used when the speaker is pushing responsibility to someone else unspecified See datpre, ei, bilga, nitcu, sarcu // Native-Lojban variant: {la dzapre} / {la su'oda}
selpo'anuna
fu'ivla a1=s2 is a quantity of puffed nuña bean(s) from unpuffed nuña bean(s) s1 (Phaseolus vulgaris subsp. nunas). From (lojban) "se spoja" + (spanish?) "nuña" (Phaseolus vulgaris subsp. nunas). See also nuña bean (=debrnuna).
tanruskiselski
fu'ivla x1 is a skiselski-style (adjective-noun) tanru with x2 modifying x3, giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5 Refers to the normal Lojban (and English) ordering of modifiers and modificands. See tanru, tanruselskiski
vasxu
gismu rafsi: vax va'u x1 breathes/respires x2 [gas]. (though used to make the Lojban word, clue word vascular is erroneous, actually pertaining to the circulatory system that carries the respired oxygen to the tissues); See also fepri, kijno, vacri.
xi'i
experimental cmavo extent of truth Proposed here: http://balance.wiw.org/~jkominek/lojban/9511/msg00430.html . See xu'au for a synonymous word (other than tentatively and temporarily belonging to a different selma'o) that is proposed in order to avoid multiple definitions for "xi'i".
zbusufukai
fu'ivla x1 is BSFK-ish / BSFK-like in aspect x2 (ka) Refers to "la bauspo fazykamni", the evil counterpart of the BPFK. Essentially, this is used to jokingly mean, "x1 has good potential to destroy Lojban forever"
zdali'a
lujvo x1=c1 leaves/departs/separates from the house inhabited by x2=z2=c2, along route x3=c3 cf. the Lojban definition, zdani, cliva.
zeiljvo
fu'ivla x1 (text) is a Lojban compound predicate using the particle “zei”; with meaning x2, arguments x3, built from metaphor (tanru) x4. Syn. luvrzei. See also: zei, lujvo
zifma'o
lujvo x1 is is a free word (word which can be freely inserted into or deleted from a sentence without making it ungrammatical), with meaning/function x2 in usage (language) x3 This corresponds to selma'o UI in Lojban.
gadri
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.
zifyvlaklerafsi
lujvo x1 (quote) is a zi'evla/fu'ivla categorizer particle/morpheme/unit with meaning/indicating category x2, having properties x3, and that is appended in zi'evla (full word) x4, in language x5 Applies to any categorizer particle/word/morpheme/lexeme/string/unit; does not necessarily have to be a single jborafsi (even in Lojban zi'evla). Does not include the hyphen letter, nor the rest of the word (including any letter prefixed thereto if the rest of the word would otherwise start with a vowel). Quote the empty string (lu li'u) if the explicit categorizer is absent; in general, the quote will likely be improper in Lojban. See also: zifyvlavelvi'u, ra'oi, zi'evla, fu'ivla
astrato
fu'ivla x1 is a grammatical abstraction of type x2 All Lojban constructs can be divided either to astrato/naly'astrato or to bridi, fasnu, selsku, namcu, dacti, gunma
bo'ei
experimental cmavo single Lojban-word name quote, turns to selbri-unit: "x1 is that which has this name" Similar to ze'oi, but specifically used for names. Convenient for tanru with brivycme and grammars with brivla-cmevla merge, to avoid having to wrap a single word up in "me la ... ku".
brivo
experimental gismu x1 is a predicate word defined as such by its word shape, signifying relation x2 (n-ary property) in language x3 In Lojban, this encompasses gismu + lujvo + zi'evla, but excludes pro-bridi, which are cmavo.