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Total: 42 result(s)
krinu
gismu rafsi: rin ki'u x1 (event/state) is a reason/justification/explanation for/causing/permitting x2 (event/state). See also ciksi, rinka, nibli, mukti, se jalge, te zukte, cmavo list ki'u, bapli.
nibli
gismu rafsi: nib ni'i x1 logically necessitates/entails/implies action/event/state x2 under rules/logic system x3. See also natfe, rinka, mukti, krinu, cmavo list ni'i, jalge, logji.
selja'e
lujvo x1 (event) results in x2 (event) Possibly synonymous to banzu. Proposed rafsi: -se'e- (for paralleling the other causal suffixes). See also jalge, rinka, krinu, banzu, nibli, mukti.
.i lonu mi joi la tal. puzi casnu ti cu mukti lonu mi te preti fo do .i pe'i loi mlatu loi gerku cu zmadu loka kukte .i xu tugni
Me and Tal's recent discussion prompted me to ask you. I expect cats to taste better than dogs. Agree?
djica
gismu rafsi: dji x1 desires/wants/wishes x2 (event/state) for purpose x3. If desire is for an object, this is sumti-raising; use tu'a in x2 (or use lujvo = po'edji). See also taske, xagji, mukti, nitcu, nelci, pacna, prami, rigni, trina, xebni, xlura.
jalge
gismu rafsi: jag ja'e x1 (action/event/state) is a result/outcome/conclusion of antecedent x2 (event/state/process). Also: x2 gives rise to x1 (= selja'e for reordered places); total (general meaning, but also = mekyja'e, pi'irja'e, sujyja'e). See also se mukti, te zukte, se rinka, se krinu, se nibli, mulno, sumji, pilji, mekso, cmavo list ja'e, ciksi.
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.
ciksi
gismu rafsi: cki x1 (person) explains x2 (event/state/property) to x3 with explanation x4 (du'u). Explanation x4 is an underlying mechanism/details/purpose/method for x2 (= velcki for reordered places), generally assumed to be non-obvious; metaphorical usage with the various causal relations (i.e. jalge, mukti, krinu, rinka, nibli, zukte) is possible, but the non-obviousness, and the existence of an explainer with a point of view makes this word not a simple expression of cause. See also cipra, danfu, jalge, jinvi, krinu, mukti, nabmi, preti, rinka, sidbo, zukte, tavla.
zukte
gismu rafsi: zuk zu'e x1 is a volitional entity employing means/taking action x2 for purpose/goal x3/to end x3. Also acting at, undertaking, doing; agentive cause with volition/purpose; also x3 objective, end. See also cmavo list zu'e, bapli, gunka, jalge, krinu, mukti, rinka, snuti, gasnu, fasnu, minji, prenu, ciksi, jibri, pilno, pluta, tadji, tutci.