lojbo jufsisku
Lojban sentence search

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vlaste
lujvo x1=l1 is a dictionary with words x2=l2=v1 in order x3=l3, medium x4=l4, and language x5=v3. See also: valsi, liste
zelvlabivli'i
lujvo x1 is qiyan l├╝shi with tone pattern x2, rhyming at locus x3. ze valsi bi linji; mumvlavonli'i, zelvlavonli'i, mumvlabivli'i
zelvlavonli'i
lujvo x1 is qiyan jueju with tone pattern x2, rhyming at locus x3. ze valsi vo linji; mumvlavonli'i, mumvlabivli'i, zelvlabivli'i
bangu
gismu rafsi: ban bau x1 is a/the language/dialect used by x2 to express/communicate x3 (si'o/du'u, not quote). Also tongue. See also tance, cusku, ve tavla, valsi, gerna, jufra, natmi, slaka.
brivla
lujvo v1 is a morphologically defined predicate word signifying relation b2 in language v3. Derived from bridi and valsi, deleting b3, as we are speaking of the relationship independent of particular arguments. In Lojban, such words must end in a vowel and contain a consonant cluster within the first five letters (not counting y). Not all words that can be used as a selbri (for instance members of GOhA) are brivla.
jbovla
lujvo x1 is a defined Lojban word, considered as a word as per Lojban's grammar, with meaning/role x2 In Lojban, particles such as "lo", "ku" etc. are considered to be words, whereas they may not be considered so according to other standards (for example, as "lo" and "ku" cannot appear in isolation, they are arguably closer to clitics than independent words). See also jbokravla (native Lojban word) and valsi.
jifpedvla
lujvo x1 is a "false friend" (word in different language that looks or sounds similar, but differs significantly in meaning) to x2, meaning x3 in language x4. This is a cimjvo, with a rather obvious calque from a metaphor common to many languages. See valsi, smuni, bangu. Synonymous to pevjifpedvla.
jufra
gismu rafsi: juf ju'a x1 (text) is a sentence/statement about x2 [topic/subject/predicate/focus] in language x3. Phrase (= jufpau, suzrelvla, suzvla, gensle). See also valsi, bangu, gerna, cusku, smuni.
smuni
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.
u'ivla
fu'ivla x1 is a word meaning x2 in language x3 and silly/funny/clever for reason x4 (usually etymological). The word u'ivla is itself an u'ivla, as it is an unconventional portmanteau of u'i and -vla- (a rafsi of valsi) and also a pun on the word fu'ivla. Another example is u'imla.
vlali'i
lujvo l1 is a line of text defined by set of words/string l2 meaning x3=v2 in language x4=v3. See also valsi, linji, lerpinsle, jufra, jufmei, vlagri, pempau
cmavo
gismu rafsi: ma'o x1 is a structure word of grammatical class x2, with meaning/function x3 in usage (language) x4. x4 may be a specific usage (with an embedded language place) or a massified language description; x3 and x4 may be merely an example of cmavo usage or refer to an actual expression; cmavo list, if physical object (= (loi) ma'oste); referring to the mental construct (e.g. propose adding a new cmavo to the cmavo list = ma'orpoi, ma'orselcmi, ma'orselste). See also gismu, lujvo, gerna, smuni, valsi.
cmene
gismu rafsi: cme me'e x1 (quoted word(s)) is a/the name/title/tag of x2 to/used-by namer/name-user x3 (person). Also: x2 is called x1 by x3 (= selcme for reordered places). See also cmavo list me'e, gismu, tcita, valsi, judri. Historically used to describe words in the Lojban morphological class allocated for use with proper nouns; this sense has been deprecated in favor of cmevla.
gadri
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
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.
lenguua
fu'ivla x1 is a language used by x2 to express x3 (du'u, not quote) A narrower term than bangu, doesn't denote dialects. Distinction between bankle ('dialect') and lenguua ('language') can be defined by linguistic research or politics. See also tance, cusku, ve tavla, jargone, valsi, gerna, jufra, natmi, slaka