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katna
gismu rafsi: ka'a x1 (tool/blade/force) cuts [through]/splits/divides x2 (object) into pieces x3. For x1 force, it is a force acting as a blade, not acting upon a blade; agentive cutting (= ka'argau, ka'arzu'e). (cf. kakpa, sraku for cutting into without division; plixa, dakfu, jinci, porpi, spofu, tunta, xrani, fatri, fendi, balre, dilcu)
kazra
experimental gismu x1 is quantum mechanical in property x2 with behavior/traits/result x3; x1 demonstrates quantum weirdness/quantum mechanical nature. For "quantumness", use kamkazra. Proposed short rafsi: -kaz-. See also: kantu, namra, klaso, slabu, mairsau (physically behaves expectedly/familiarly, normally; displays no physical weirdness/exoticness), cizra, maircizra (physically behaves unexpectedly; displays physical weirdness/exoticness), cizyfau (exotic event/phenomenon/signal), cizmai ((physically) exotic material/matter/substance), cizykantu (new/exotic/unknown/unfamiliar particle/quanton), cizratni (exotic atom/bound state), rartni.
kelvo
gismu rafsi: ke'o x1 is x2 degree(s) Kelvin [metric unit] in temperature (default is 1) by standard x3. See also gradu, centi, decti, dekto, femti, gigdo, gocti, gotro, kilto, megdo, mikri, milti, nanvi, petso, picti, terto, xatsi, xecto, xexso, zepti, zetro.
klama
gismu rafsi: kla x1 comes/goes to destination x2 from origin x3 via route x4 using means/vehicle x5. Also travels, journeys, moves, leaves to ... from ...; x1 is a traveller; (x4 as a set includes points at least sufficient to constrain the route relevantly). See also cadzu, bajra, marce, vofli, litru, muvdu, cpare, cmavo list ka'a, pluta, bevri, farlu, limna, vitke.
lidne
gismu rafsi: li'e x1 precedes/leads x2 in sequence x3; x1 is former/preceding/previous; x2 is latter/following. Also x1 before, forerunner; leading, as in 'leading indicators'; x2 after, trailing (= selyli'e for reordered places). See also cmavo list li'e, balvi, ralju, rebla, purci for time sequence, jersi, porsi, jatna, farna.
lisri
gismu rafsi: lis x1 is a story/tale/yarn/narrative about plot/subject/moral x2 by storyteller x3 to audience x4. Also legend; a narrative need not be fictional; x2 may be merely a convention rather than a subject; also x3 tells/recounts story/tale x1 about x2 to x4 (= selterlisri for place reordering); note that the storyteller need not be the author. See also ranmi, cfika, skicu, prosa, pemci.
mabla
gismu rafsi: mal x1 is execrable/deplorable/wretched/shitty/awful/rotten/miserable/contemptible/crappy/inferior/low-quality in property x2 by standard x3; x1 stinks/sucks in aspect x2 according to x3. Bloody (British sense), fucking, shit, goddamn. See also zabna, xlali, palci, dapma, funca, ganti, ganxo, gletu, gutra, kalci, pinca, pinji, plibu, vibna, vlagi, zargu.
malglixlu
lujvo x1=m1=g1=xl3 is an inappropriate anglicism made by x2=xl2, inappropriate according to x3=m3 Refers to any kind of inappropriate reliance upon English in a Lojban (or non-English language) expression, but is most common for calques. Is sometimes even extended to cover reliance upon cultural assumptions. This lujvo is made to have more-specific rafsi-connotations than the historical lujvo-term "malglico" (under malgli), and to avoid possible clashing with the common lujvo construction of "malbroda" meaning "d**ned broda / broda in a bad way". The xl2 place is also useful, allowing (mi se malglixlu) and (di'u malglixlu mi)
mei
cmavo rafsi: mem mei convert number to cardinality selbri; x1 is the mass formed from set x2 whose n member(s) are x3. [x1 is a mass with N components x3 composing set x2; x2 is an n-tuple (x2 is completely specified) (= selmei for reordered places); x1 forms an n-some; x3 (not necessarily a complete enumeration) are among the members of x2]; See also cmima, gunma, cmavo list moi.
mikce
gismu rafsi: mic x1 doctors/treats/nurses/[cures]/is physician/midwife to x2 for ailment x3 by treatment/cure x4. Also medic; (adjective:) x1, x4 is medical; x2 is a patient of x1 (= selmikce for reordered places) ; x2 is treated by x1 person/x4 treatment/method; successfully cure transitive (= sadmikce, sadvelmikce), intransitive (= sadyselmikce, ka'orbi'o to not imply an external agent/process, though the x1 and x4 of mikce may be self/internal); treatment (= velmikce). See also bilma, kanro, spita.
minde
gismu rafsi: mid mi'e x1 issues commands/orders to x2 for result x3 (event/state) to happen; x3 is commanded to occur. [also: x1 orders/sets/Triggers. x2 to do/bring about x3; x1 is a commander; commanded (= termi'e)]; See also lacri, te bende, jatna, ralju, jitro, turni, tinbe.
minra
gismu rafsi: mir x1 reflects/mirrors/echoes x2 [object/radiation] to observer/point x3 as x4; x2 bounces on x1. Also: x1 is a mirror/reflector. x2 may be light, lu'e of an imaged object; x4 may be image or echo or the same as x2 if physical object; x3 may be a path for a bounced object; ka is reflection. See also catlu, viska, lenjo, pensi.
molro
gismu rafsi: mo'o x1 is x2 mole(s) [metric unit] in substance (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.
mukti
gismu rafsi: muk mu'i x1 (action/event/state) motivates/is a motive/incentive for action/event x2, per volition of x3. Also; x3 is motivated to bring about result/goal/objective x2 by x1 (= termu'i for reordered places); (note that 'under conditions' BAI may apply and be appropriately added to the main predicate level or within the x2 action level). (cf. cmavo list mu'i, nibli, te zukte - generally better for 'goal', se jalge, krinu, rinka, ciksi, djica, xlura)
nenri
gismu rafsi: ner ne'i x1 is in/inside/within x2; x1 is on the inside/interior of x2 [totally within the bounds of x2]. Indicates total containment. (cf. se vasru (for containment that need not be total), jbini, zvati, cpana, sruri, senta, snuji, bartu, diklo, jibni, jinru, setca)
nicfa
experimental gismu x1 (vector) is the displacement of x2 (object/point) relative to x3 (object/point; contextless default: origin) in coordinate system/frame of reference/as measured by x4 according to definition/standard/(meta)physics x5 x1 is (four-)vector-valued; it is a function that maps to a tensor (probably a vector or scalar) to a (four-)vector. Units are handled in x1, which will be a (four-)vector of mitre or the like. Time of measurement is just «ca» or the argument of the function(s) in x1, or can be defined instantaneously by x4. Proposed short rafsi: -nif-. See also: nifkemtemsalri.