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gismu rafsi: sib si'o x1 (idea abstract) is an idea/concept/thought about x2 (object/abstract) by thinker x3. Also (adjective:) x1 is ideal/ideational. See also ciksi, jijnu, mucti, jinvi, nabmi, pensi, xanri, cmavo list si'o.
gismu rafsi: smi x1 is similar/parallel to x2 in property/quantity x3 (ka/ni); x1 looks/appears like x2. Also: x1 is a likeness/image of x2; x1 and x2 are alike; similarity and parallel differ primarily in emphasis. See also dunli, frica, mintu, panra, simlu, vrici.
gismu rafsi: sim si'u x1 (set) has members who mutually/reciprocally x2 (event [x1 should be reflexive in 1+ sumti]). Members of x1 do to each other/one another x2, and in return do x2; x1 (plural set) do the same thing x2 to each other. See also kampu, mintu.
gismu rafsi: sni x1 is a sign/symbol/signal representing/referring/signifying/meaning x2 to observer x3. Also: x1 signifies x2; (adjective:) x1 is significant/meaningful/of import; signal an action (= sniti'i), connotation (= se sibyti'isni, sibyti'ismu). See also lerfu, tcita, barna, mifra, smuni.
gismu rafsi: sis x1 seeks/searches/looks for property x2 among set x3 (complete specification of set). If searching for an object or an event, use tu'a in x2. See also cirko, kalte, kavbu, kucli, rivbi, manci, facki.
gismu rafsi: siv x1 is private/personal/privy/[secret/confidential/confined] to x2; x1 is not-public/hidden. Also: x1 is secret (one sense); x2 is in the know/in touch with/privy to x1 (= selsivni for reordered places); exclusion can be expressed by na'e(bo) in x2: excluded/in the dark (= nalselsivni). See also gubni, mipri.
gismu rafsi: kin x1 is a cinema/movie/film about x2 [plot/theme/subject/activity], filmmaker x3, for audience x4. Also motion picture; x2 may be a convention rather than a subject; cartoon/animation (= selxraci'a skina); television/tv show (= tivyskina, regardless of length, factual content, etc.). See also tivni, vidni, pixra, finti.
gismu rafsi: kot ko'o x1 reflects Gaelic/Scottish culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Irish (= sicko'o), Scottish (= sunko'o), Celtic (= dzeko'o), Welsh (= nanko'o), Breton (= fasko'o); since Scottish/Gaelic is only the northern branch of the Celtic tribes, many would prefer a fu'ivla for Celtic; nationalism might also demand a separate fu'ivla for Irish. See also brito, glico.
gismu rafsi: sli x1 oscillates at rate/frequency x2 through set/sequence-of-states x3 (complete specification). Also (expressible either with desku or slilu): side to side, to and from, back and forth, reciprocal (motion), rotates, revolves. See also dikni, rilti, morna, desku, janbe, boxna.
gismu rafsi: mun smu x1 is a meaning/interpretation of x2 recognized/seen/accepted by x3. Referential meaning (=selsni, snismu). See also jimpe, sinxa, valsi, tanru, gismu, lujvo, cmavo, jufra.
gismu rafsi: sol x1 is the sun of home planet x2 (default Earth) of race x3; (adjective:) x1 is solar. 'home planet' refers to a planet which is "home" to a race, but not necessarily the original "home" of a species if that species inhabits many worlds. See also gusni, lunra, mluni, plini, santa, terdi, tarci.
gismu rafsi: san x1 reflects Spanish-speaking culture/nationality/language in aspect x2. Metaphorical restriction to Spain by contrast with xispo (comparable to the distinction between glico and merko/sralo/brito/kadno); Spain (= sangu'e); Spanish dialects spoken in Spain, especially Castillian (= sansanbau). See also xispo, ketco, mexno, gento.
gismu rafsi: spa x1 is a plant/herb/greenery of species/strain/cultivar x2. Also (adjective:) x1 is vegetable/vegetal/vegetative. See also genja, grute, gurni, latna, rozgu, stagi, tricu, tsiju, tujli, xruba, xrula, pezli, srasu.
gismu rafsi: pof po'u x1 is broken/inoperable/broken down/non-utile/not usable for function x2. Agentive break, cause to become inoperable (= pofygau, pofyzu'e); accidentally break, as a result of an event, non-agentive (= pofyja'e, nutpo'uja'e). See also daspo, katna, porpi, se xrani, cikre.
gismu rafsi: ra'a x1 pertains to/is germane/relevant to/concerns/is related/associated with/is about x2. Also: x1 is a question of/treats of x2; can be symmetric, although x1 is conventionally more specific or constrained in scope than x2. See also cmavo list ra'a, ckini, ponse, steci.
gismu rafsi: rur sru x1 encircles/encloses/is surrounding x2 in direction(s)/dimension(s)/plane x3. (jinsru =) x1 is a ring/belt/band/girdle around/circling/ringing x2 near total containment in some dimension(s). See also karli, senta, snuji, vanbi, se nenri, se jbini, bartu, djine.