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gismu rafsi: del de'o x1 is x2 candela [metric unit] in luminosity (default is 1) by standard x3. See also centi, decti, dekto, femti, gigdo, gocti, gotro, kilto, megdo, mikri, milti, nanvi, petso, picti, terto, xatsi, xecto, xexso, zepti, zetro.
gismu rafsi: dic x1 is electricity [electric charge or current] in/on x2 of polarity/quantity x3 (def. negative). (x3, a quantifier, can be expressed as a simple polarity using the numerals for positive and negative ma'u and ni'u); (explicitly) negative (= dutydikca), positive (= mardikca); current (= selmuvdikca, muvdikca; again default negative/electron current), charge (= klodikca, stadikca). See also lindi, xampo, flecu, maksi, tcana.
gismu rafsi: klo x1 is local to x2; x1 is confined to locus x2 within range x3; x1 is regional Indicates a specific location/value within a range; e.g. a hits b. What is the locality on b that a hits? Thus x1 is associated with a specific narrow region/interval x2 of wider space/range x3. See also cmavo list di'o, jibni, zvati, cpana, nenri, lamji, stuzi, tcila.
gismu rafsi: dib x1 is dear/precious/darling to x2; x1 is emotionally valued by x2. x1 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event, or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= posydirba for unambiguous semantics). See also tcika, kargu, vamji, vajni, pleji, jadni, jemna.
fu'ivla x1 is a mosasaur [member of family Mosasauridae] of subtaxon/type/genus/species/variety/breed x2. Categorizer rafsi "dis" is meant (and experimentally proposed) to belong to the experimental gismu dinso; as such, it may not be the most elucidating; however, it is technically not essential to the interpretation of the lexeme. Technically, a extinct family of reptile order Squamata (which is extant), but dinso applies all the same (unlike reksa). See also: dinso, respa, reskuamata, ikfio, plesio, dinsauru, reksa, ketslau.
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.
gismu rafsi: fam fa'o x1 is an end/finish/termination of thing/process x2; [not necessarily implying completeness]. x1 is final/last/at the last; x1 is a terminal/terminus of x2; x1 is the final/terminated state of terminated process x2; x2 terminates/ceases/stops/halts at x1 (= selfa'o for reordered places). See also krasi, cfari, mulno, sisti, denpa, jipno, kojna, traji, krasi.
gismu rafsi: far fa'a x1 is the direction of x2 (object/event) from origin/in frame of reference x3. x2 is towards x1 from x3 (= selfa'a for reordered places). See also zunle, pritu, galtu, gapru, cnita, dizlo, berti, snanu, stuna, stici, purci, balvi, lidne.
gismu rafsi: fep fei x1 is measured in kopeck/cent money-subunits as x2 [quantity], in monetary system x3. Also pfennig, paisa, sen, fen, dinar, etc.; x1 is generally a price/cost/value. (additional secondary, tertiary, etc. subunit places may be added as x4, x5, x6, ...); See also sicni, jdini, jdima, vecnu, rupnu, dekpu, gutci, minli, merli, bunda, kramu.
gismu rafsi: fle x1 is a current/flow/river of/in x2 flowing in direction to/towards x3 from direction/source x4. [x1 is a stream of x2; x2 is a fluid Gas or liquid. (= selfle for reordered places); x1 flushes toward x3; flush (= caifle, sukfle)]; See also rirxe, senta where no directionality is implied, rinci, xampo, dikca, sakci, gapci, litki, ciblu.
gismu rafsi: fli x1 fails at doing x2 (state/event); x1 is a failure at its role in x2. Baffled (= pesfli, jmifli, dafspufli, menfli, among other senses); also x2 ceases/does not complete/fails to continue due to failure on the part of x1. See also cfila, snada, srera, troci, sisti, ranji, denpa, bebna, zunti.
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.
gismu rafsi: fit x1 offers/proffers x2 [offering] to x3 with conditions x4. (x4 may be nu canja, nu pleji, etc.; an unconditional offering has the 'condition' of acceptance); x2 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event, or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= posfriti, posyselfriti for unambiguous semantics). See also canja, dunda, rinsa, vecnu, jdima, cnemu, pleji, vitke.
gismu rafsi: gad x1 is an article/descriptor labelling description x2 (text) in language x3 with semantics x4. x2 is the noun phrase/sumti without the article/descriptor; description ((x1 with x2) = gadysu'i); note: 'determiner' has become the accepted general linguistics term, displacing 'article'; however, 'determiner' includes all words that can introduce a noun phrase/sumti, whether a description or not, such as pronoun possessives like lemi, quantifiers (especially in indefinites) like ci and su'o, and demonstratives like ti, ta, and tu; the term 'descriptor' in Lojban, is limited to words that introduce descriptions (excluding indefinites), such as those of selma'o LA and LE, their common compounds such as lemi, and possibly lenu. 'article' typically refers only to a single word; Lojban assumes the broader meaning] See also valsi, cmavo.
gismu rafsi: gir gri x1 is group/cluster/team showing common property (ka) x2 due to set x3 linked by relations x4. Also collection, team, comprised of, comprising; members x3 (a specification of the complete membership) comprise group x1; cluster (= kangri). See also bende, ciste, cmima, gunma, panra, cabra, cecmu, kansa, klesi, lanzu, liste, vrici.
gismu rafsi: gim gi'u x1 is a (Lojban) root word expressing relation x2 among argument roles x3, with affix(es) x4. Gismu list, if physical object (= (loi) gimste); referring to the mental construct (e.g. propose adding a new gismu to the gismu list = gimpoi, gimselcmi, gimselste). See also cmavo, cmene, lujvo, smuni, sumti, tanru, valsi.