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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: na'o x1 [value] is a norm/average in property/amount x2 (ka/ni) among x3(s) (set) by standard x4. Also mean, normal, usual; (x3 specifies the complete set). See also tcaci, fadni, kampu, lakne, tarti, rirci.
gismu rafsi: fen fe'o x1 sews/stitches/sutures materials x2 (ind./set) together with tool(s) x3, using filament x4. (x2 if a set must be a complete specification); See also cilta, jivbu, jorne, nivji, pijne, lasna.
gismu rafsi: fin fi'i x1 invents/creates/composes/authors x2 for function/purpose x3 from existing elements/ideas x4. x1 is creative/inventive. See also cmavo list fi'e, ciska, pemci, zbasu, larcu, specific works of authorship, prosa, skina.
gismu rafsi: ste x1 (physical object) is a list/catalog/register of sequence/set x2 in order x3 in medium x4. Also roll, log. (x2 is completely specified); (cf. porsi, girzu, cmima for mental objects wherein order is of varying importance; some manifested order is intrinsic to a physical list, but the specific order may be incidental and not intentional/purposeful)
fu'ivla x1 (value, state, form) is the asymptote/limit [Calculus sense] of x2 as independent variable x3 tends toward x4 along path x5 x1 is asymptotic (one sense); x2 is asymptotic (different sense). Although usually used in English when an extreme value is involved (in either x1 or x4) the Lojban usage can probably be pretty general and mean "limit along a path"; in this usage, delete x5 for "limit" in the stronger sense.
lujvo x1 is an onomatopoeic word meaning x2 in language x3, based on sound x4 emitted by x5 Syn. {sa'ei zei valsi}, onmatopo'eia. Note: do not be confused by the similarity to fu'ivla; snafu'ivla does not necessarily indicate a loan word; rather, it refers to copying (fukpi) a sound (sance).
fu'ivla x1 is a selskiski-style (noun-adjective) / military-style tanru with x2 modifying x3, giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5 See tanru. Refers to "selskiski" type tanru: http://mw.lojban.org/papri/selskiski ; may also be used to describe languages where this is the normal style of compound words (e.g. Latin, French, Spanish, Malay). See tanruskiselski, ke'oi, ke'e'u
gismu x1 insures/indemnifies x2 (person) against peril x3 (event) providing benefit(s) x4 (event). Also x3 loss; sell/purchase insurance (= binryve'u), premium (= binrydi'a, or binryvelve'u). See also bandu, cirko, betri, basti, bilma.
fu'ivla x1 is a bird/reptile egg (not simply the gamete) consisting of yolk x2, white x3 and shell x4 of species x5 (default chicken). Used particularly to refer to eggs that humans tend to eat, particularly chicken eggs, which is why the species place comes so late. Places for the major parts of the egg are included to make terms for "egg yolk" "egg white" and "egg shell".
gismu rafsi: ced x1 is an heir to/is to inherit x2 (object/quality) from x3 according to rule x4. Pedantically, inheriting an object should be a sumti-raising (tu'a if non-abstract in x2) of inheriting loka ponse the object - the ownership of the object (= posycerda, posyselcerda for unambiguous semantics). See also jgina.
gismu rafsi: det x1 is the date [day,{week},{month},year] of event/state x2, at location x3, by calendar x4. (time units in x1 are specified as numbers separated by pi'e or are unit values massified with joi); See also cmavo list de'i, djedi, jeftu, masti, nanca, tcika.
gismu x1 is a journal/periodical/magazine/[newspaper] with content x2 published by x3 for audience x4. x2 may be a subject, but not all journals have a single subject; all have some sort of principle defining what is included, so this need not be a list. See also papri, pelji, tcidu.
gismu rafsi: pem x1 is a poem/verse about plot/theme/subject/pattern x2 by author x3 for intended audience x4. x2 may be a convention rather than a subject. See also prosa, rimni, rilti, finti, lisri, sanga.
gismu rafsi: ros ro'a x1 is prose about plot/theme/subject x2 by author x3 for intended audience x4. Non-poetic written text, without intentional rhyme or meter; x2 may be a convention rather than a subject. See also cfika, lisri, cukta, pemci, finti.
gismu rafsi: ruc ru'e x1 is a process with inputs x2, outputs/results x3, passing through steps/stages x4. x2 resource (= selru'e, but also ru'etci, (ru'er-/ruc- or selru'e-/selruc- modifying:) selxaksu, selsabji, livla). See also cmavo list pu'e, farvi, tadji, grute, tcini.