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gismu rafsi: xus xu'a x1 (agent) asserts/claims/declares x2 (du'u) is true [can be used for epistemology of authority]. Also: x1 states/says that/affirms/purports to know that x2. (cf. natfe which is propositional and non-agentive, nupre)
pu nupre fi mi fe lo nu vo'a ba klama ti'u li vo
He promised me that he would come at four.
sei mi jinvi lo nu gasnu lo se nupre cu vajni
I think, keeping promises is important.
mi nupre fi do fe lo ka na za'ure'u zukte da bi'unai
I promise you I won't do it again.
mi nupre lo nu mi ba xruti pleji lo se dejni do
I promise I'll pay you back.
za'u ra pu tinbe nai lo be lo nei se nupre
They didn't keep their promise.
xu la alis cu zukte lo se nupre be lo no'a
Does Alice keep her words?
mi pu nupre fi la alis lo ka sidju ri va'o lo nu ri smaji
I made Alice a promise to help her on condition that she keeps silence.
lo traji be lo ni ce'u lazni lo ka nupre cu traji lo ni ce'u se lacri
The slowest one to make a promise is the most faithful one in keeping it.
gismu rafsi: jde x1 (event/experience) warns/cautions x2 (person) of/about danger x3 (event/state/property). Agentive warning (= jdegau, jdezu'e); an attempt to warn which may not succeed (= jdetoi, jdegautoi, jdezuktoi). See also ckape, nupre, snura, tcica, xlura.
ri pi'egre le canko gi'e bajra se ka'a lety. zdani di'o le cicricfoi ku gi'e nupre le za'i ba noroi cliva le cicricfoi
He leaped through the window, and ran back to his home in the jungle, promising never again to leave it.
mi bilga lo ka jai gau volta fai lo vi cukta ca lo cabdei vau lo pu se nupre be mi
I must return this book today fulfilling my earlier promise.
lujvo x1 swears / takes an oath, promising/asserting x2 (abstraction), invoking fate x3 (abstraction) x2 could be a nu-event or ka-action that x1 intends to happen or perform, or a du'u-proposition that x1 swears the truth of. x3 is a fate (typically bad) that x1 invokes on themself should they break the oath. tu'a can be used to raise x3, to swear by a treasured possession (implied fate being loss of that possession), or a deity (implied fate being the wrath of said deity). See dimna, maldimna, nupre, cevni, dapma
va'o lo banli lisri pe fi'e la .kristian.anasn. zi'e pe me'e lu lo cnino taxfu be lo balnoltru li'u lo re tcica cu nupre fi lo balnoltru fe tu'a lo cnino taxfu poi na ka'e se viska da poi ke'a na mapti lo ke'a jibri gi'a nalvu'e gi'a bebna
In Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale, "The Emperor's New Clothes," two swindlers promise an emperor beautiful new clothes that are invisible to anyone who is unfit for their position, unjust or stupid.