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Lojban sentence search

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ferti
gismu rafsi: fre x1 is fertile/conducive for supporting the growth/development of x2; x1 is fruitful/prolific. Also fecund (note that the Lojban covers both potential and actual/realized fertility). See also vanbi, sidju, rorci, farvi, banro, cange.
jbocmefanva
lujvo f1=c3 translates non-Lojban name c1=f2 (text) from language f4 to (lojbanic) cmevla / lojbanized name f5=l1 (text). See also: lojbo, cmene, fanva and cmevla.
jbovlaste
lujvo x1=li1 is a list of words x2=v1 in Lojban (v3=lo lojbo), in order x3=li3, preserved in medium x4=li4. In a la-description, jbovlaste refers to the online dictionary editing system.
lerbasysre
lujvo s1 makes a typo, typing/writing letter l1=b1 in place of l1=b2 in word b3 by standard s4 The standard place covers cases of different spelling conventions in other languages and possibly other dialects of Lojban. For example, 'colour' is a typo is American English, but correct in British English.
lunmes
cmevla x1 is Aries [astronomical constellation/astrological sign]. From lanme (=sheep/[lamb/ewe/ram];lojban) and lu (=sheep;sumerogram). This constellation has been known as the ram/sheep since babylonian times, and later become the leading sign of the zodiac (7th century BCE). In Hellenistic astrology, the constellation of Aries is associated with the golden ram of Greek mythology that rescued Phrixos.
nobli
gismu rafsi: nol no'i x1 is noble/aristocratic/elite/high-born/titled in/under culture/society/standard x2. Also upper-class; high/low, upper/lower are poor Lojban metaphors; note x2 standard applies when the title/nobility is not recognized culture/society wide; this would include self-assumed titles. See also banli.
pe'aru'e
cmavo-compound weak metaphor marker: indicates that there is some broadening of the concept, typically to include objects of types that are unusual for the defined place structure, but which retains most of the semantic of the word as defined. See pe'a, ru'e, do'a. See the Lojban definitions for dimnu'e and tcimi'e for examples.
seltau
lujvo x1 is the modifying part of binary metaphor x2 with modified part/modificand x3 giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5 In both English and Lojban, the word seltau is the usual way to refer to the left word in a tanru, whereas tertau refers to the right word in the tanru.
sizyjvomi'u
lujvo x1 is the concept/idea of lujvo-equivalence, as held by x2 See si'o, jvomi'u, sidbo. Essentially to be used to talk about the concept of jvomi'u as a feature of Lojban, and to discuss its advantages and disadvantages.
tertau
lujvo x1 is the modified part/modificand of binary metaphor x2 with modifying part x3, giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5 In both English and Lojban, the word seltau is the usual way to refer to the left word in a tanru, whereas tertau refers to the right word in the tanru.
brivla
lujvo v1 is a morphologically defined predicate word signifying relation b2 in language v3. Derived from bridi and valsi, deleting b3, as we are speaking of the relationship independent of particular arguments. In Lojban, such words must end in a vowel and contain a consonant cluster within the first five letters (not counting y). Not all words that can be used as a selbri (for instance members of GOhA) are brivla.
bu'ivla
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.
crimpui
obsolete fu'ivla x1 is a prawn/shrimp [marine/saltwater specimens/species only] of taxon/species/type x2 The term "shrimp" is imprecise in English; in Lojban, this word refers to any and only decapod, stalk-eyed, narrow-abdomenned, muscularly-betailed, slender-legged, long-whiskered crustaceans with elongated bodies, that lives in saltwater/a marine environment, and the primary mode of locomotion of which is by swimming (especially propelled by swimmerets); the word is not taxonomic. See also: praune
dai'o
experimental cmavo discursive & gafyzmico: reset/restore all defaults (permanently) to discourse-exterior specification; cancel all following discourse-interior default assignments Any modification made to the default value of all terbri is hereby cancelled and the definitions of all words (with respect to default specifications for terbri), as they explicitly appear in official Lojban word lists and other resources, is hereby used. Permanent until future alterations (with respect to terbri default specifications) is explicitly made. See also: do'ai, zmico, gafyzmico, da'o.
do'oi
experimental cmavo generic single-word generic vocative marker; identifies intended listener with a single, possibly non-Lojban word, delimited by pauses (in speech) or by whitespace (in writing). The intent is that it is allowed everywhere in the grammar where DOI and COI are. See also zo'oi, la'oi, me'oi, ra'oi. Not similar to co'oi. Equivalent to doi la'oi.
du'edji
lujvo x1=du1=dj1 is greedy for/wants too much of x2=dj2 (event/state) for purpose x3=dj3, excessively greedy by standard x4=du3. Lujvo from dukse djica. dukse2 was dropped as it is included in the structure of the word (see Lojban definition).