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lujvo c1 is old (opposite of young) by standard c2.
lo gleve'u cu tolci'o
The hooker is old.
mi tolci'o le nu mi tatpi
I'm an experienced fogey in tiredness.
la jon e mi tolci'o pendo
John and I are old friends.
lo tolci'o nanmu cu zunti lo se casnu be mi'a
An old man broke into our conversation.
lu xu mlatu li'u preti fi lo tolci'o nanmu
"A cat?" asked the old man.
lo tolci'o ku se xejykre lo clani je grusi
An old man has a long gray beard.
mi lo tolci'o nanmu cu penmi vi le renytcana
I met an old man near the station.
ko'a mutce lo ka tolci'o .ije ku'i tsali
Although he is very old, he is strong.
lu .uanai lo remna poi tolci'o cu jbena ta'i ma li'u se retsku la .nikodimys.
"How can a man be born when he is old?" Nicodemus asked.
lo nu ko'a mutce lo ka tolci'o na zunti lo nu tsali
Although he is very old, he is strong.
lo tolci'o gerku pu'i cmoni .i ku'i ri co'u batci kakne
The old dog can bark, but cannot bite anymore.
experimental gismu x1 is old/aged [relatively long in elapsed duration] by standard x2 (= tolci'o) See citno, slabu
lujvo x1 is senior/older/other than young by standard x2. na'e citno; see also makcu, tolci'o
mi do zu sai ba'o penmi .i .e'u mi'o paroi je reroi xalka pinxe gi'e simta'a lo tolci'o je xamgu djedi
It's been so long since we've met, let's have a drink or two and talk about the good old days.
gismu rafsi: sau x1 is old/familiar/well-known to observer x2 in feature x3 (ka) by standard x4. This can cover both meanings of old. Old in years, i.e. age, can be conveyed through x2 = the world, life, existence (= loi nu zasti); in usage this has been a common default for ellipsis. However slabu is not the opposite of 'young' (= nalci'o, tolci'o), but the opposite of 'new' (= tolni'o); also ancient (= tcesau), age (= nilsau); x2 is used to x1 (= selsau for reordered places); historic/historical (= cirsau, cirselcedra; also vaipru). (cf. clani, citno, cnino, se djuno; not the opposite of citno, djuno)