lojbo jufsisku
Lojban sentence search

Total: 64 result(s)
jbeseltei
lujvo x1 (living thing) is of age x2 (time period since birth) See jbena, temci, nanca
curnu
gismu rafsi: cur x1 is a worm/invertebrate animal of species/breed x2. Also mollusk, snail (= cakcurnu), shellfish (= xaskemcakcurnu, xaskemcakydja); the generalization to invertebrate is because many multicellular invertebrates are indeed wormlike. See also since, silka.
danlu
gismu rafsi: dal da'u x1 is an animal/creature of species x2; x1 is biologically animate. See also banfi, cinki, cipni, finpe, jukni, respa, since, mabru, bakni.
mulgunma
lujvo g1=m1 is a mass/team/aggregate/whole, together composed solely/completely/wholly of components x2, considered jointly, by standard m3. From mulno + gunma. Just gunma with a complete specification of members. m2 dropped since the property is always "membership in the mass in question". m3 left in since it seems to do no harm, although its meaning seems a bit unclear here.
jibykai
lujvo x1 does their job / works (activity done regularly for pay). Since gunka doesn't require working in the sense of a job, this word is necessary. It differs from jibgu'a in that one could perform their job without satisfying gunka.
klanrxuati
obsolete fu'ivla g1 is g2 watt(s) of power (default is 1) by standard g3. Deprecated since the prohibition on consonants followed by glides; see uatno. Cf. klanrdjuli, klanrvolta, xampo.
ninpre
lujvo c1=p1 is a stranger to c2 in aspect c3 by standard c4 since ninpre in the sense of "novice" seems to be deprecated in favor of nintadni, this seems to be a better definition.
sefsi
experimental gismu x1 is/are related to itself/himself/herself/themselves by relation x2 Compare with sevzi and simxu. "se'i" proposed as rafsi for "sefsi" since "sevzi" doesn't really need much a final rafsi.
jirnytabra
lujvo t1=j1 is a/the horn [brass-wind/lip-reed musical instrument; default jirnytabra refers generally to the common horn (brass instrument). "..the instrument is often informally known as the French horn. However, this is technically incorrect since the instrument is not French in origin, but German. Therefore, the International Horn Society has recommended since 1971 that the instrument be simply called the horn." (wikipedia). Also natural horn (=sampu jirnytabra), vienna horn (=vin zei jirnytabra or tabrviena), mellophone (=tabrmelofono), wagner tuba (tabrvagnri). See also jirna and tabra.
alcamacrike
fu'ivla x1 pertains to/reflects Levant/Mashriq/al-Shaam/Shumm (eastern Mediterranean, northeast African, western Asian, western Middle Eastern; Mediterranean littoral region, Fertile Crescent subregion) culture/nationality/geography/history/character in aspect x2 x2 can also be used to define how the term is being used (since the definition has been historically variable and vague). See also: lusto , gomsi, ckenderu.
de'i'a
experimental cmavo in the Nth century. na'arctodetri modal. ex.) lo ratni jbama cu co'a zvati lo terdi de'i'a li reno (The atomic bomb has been on the Earth since the 20th century.) See also de'i; de'i'e, de'i'i, de'i'o, de'i'u.
ga'orce'omosysna
lujvo s1 is an affricate consonant with place of articulation g1=m2=m3 and phonation x3. cf. zunsna. Since this is a long lujvo, this word may possibly be reduced to ce'osna in fast speech and/or informal writing.
lafmi'i
lujvo x1=l1=m1 is an elevator/lift. Derived from lafti minji. Extra places dropped since an empty and/or stationary elevator is still an elevator. To operate an elevator, see pilno, gasnu, or klama.
lunmes
cmevla x1 is Aries [astronomical constellation/astrological sign]. From lanme (=sheep/[lamb/ewe/ram];lojban) and lu (=sheep;sumerogram). This constellation has been known as the ram/sheep since babylonian times, and later become the leading sign of the zodiac (7th century BCE). In Hellenistic astrology, the constellation of Aries is associated with the golden ram of Greek mythology that rescued Phrixos.
pi'ai
experimental cmavo Prefix multiplication of unit selbri Cf. te'ai, fei'u. Used to construct selbri for units such as coulombs, which is pi'ai xampo snidu [ke'e] which is x1 is measured in Coulombs (Ampere-seconds) as x2 (li) etc. Since pi'ai is prefix, pi'ai mitre snidu grake [ke'e] is m s g, etc.; separate multipliers are not necessary.
na'au
experimental cmavo converts an unevaluated mekso expression into a sumti referencing its evaluated result (if sensible/defined) For example, would be prefixed to ke'a in xe'au-NOIhA clauses in order to reference the bracketed (unevaluated, formal) subexpression's evaluated result. In some sense, this word plays inverse of/to me'o, but may see less general use since expressions are typically evaluated at the end of mekso utterances. (Thus, this word may find its greatest amount of usage within mekso expressions before they are concluded and evaluated.)