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lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu nagi'enai li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: Neither.
lu la kukis gerku gi'i mlatu li'u preti .i lu nagi'o li'u danfu
Question: Is Cookie a dog or a cat? Answer: One of those.
lu mo cinmo li'u pu te preti fa lo te zarci
"What kind of feeling?" the shopkeeper asked.
mi pu cusku lo preti noi du lu ma nuzba li'u
I asked a question, "What are the news?"
danfu
gismu rafsi: daf x1 is the answer/response/solution/[reply] to question/problem x2. (cf. ciksi, frati, preti, nabmi, spuda for agentive response/reply, cpedu)
du'umrei
fu'ivla x1 (du'u with kau) is the indirect question of predicate relation x2 (ka), with answers x3 (sumti sequence) See du'umdu, preti, brije'u, du'u, kau
sezreispu
lujvo x1=se2=p3=sp1 answers one's own question about subject x2=p2. sevzi preti spuda
pau do te preti lo se du'u ma krinu lo nu balvi kei ji lo nu pilno kei
You are asking about something that is the reason for something happening in the future, and/or a usage. What is that reason, and is it for something happening in the future, a usage, or both?
mi'ecpe
lujvo m1=c1 demands/exacts c2=m3 of c3=m2, with manner/form of demand c4. Cf. minde, cpedu, pikci, preti, ca'icpe, camcpe.
nabmi
gismu rafsi: nam x1 (event/state) is a problem to/encountered by x2 in situation/task/inquiry x3. Also: x1 requires consideration by x2. See also preti, danfu, ciksi, jijnu, jinvi, nandu, pensi, sidbo, spuda, raktu.
retsku
lujvo c1=p3 asks/puts question c2=p1 (sedu'u/text/lu'e concept) of/to c3=p4 via expressive medium c4 about subject p2. Cf. preti, cusku, kuclanli, piksku, xu, xo, ma, mo.
.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?
le nanla no'u la mulis. cu ganse le ka le tirxu cu pendo ku gi'e te preti le nu la teris. djica le nu te jarco tu'a le tcadu my.
The boy, who was Mooli, could tell that Terry was friendly, so he asked Terry if he would like to be shown the city.
cpedu
gismu rafsi: cpe x1 requests/asks/petitions/solicits for x2 of/from x3 in manner/form x4. Also demand (= mi'ecpe); x4 is a means of expression See also ve cusku.: a request may be indicated in speech, in writing, or by an action (e.g. petitions are often in writing, while begging/panhandling may be indicated by an action or even demeanor). (cf. pikci, te preti, te frati, se spuda, danfu)
frati
gismu rafsi: fra x1 reacts/responds/answers with action x2 to stimulus x3 under conditions x4; x1 is responsive. x3 stimulates x1 into reaction x2, x3 stimulates reaction x2 (= terfra for place reordering); attempt to stimulate, prod (= terfratoi, tunterfratoi). See also preti, danfu, spuda, cpedu, tarti.
spuda
gismu rafsi: spu x1 answers/replies to/responds to person/object/event/situation/stimulus x2 with response x3. x3 also answer/reply. If x2 is a person/object, it will usually require "tu'a" indicating that the reply/response is to that person/object doing something. "tu'a" may not be needed if the person/object itself is the stimulus, rather than something it is doing. See also cusku, preti, nabmi, danfu, frati, cpedu.