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gismu rafsi: ma'e x1 is a vehicle/mode of transport carrying x2 in/on surface/medium x3, propelled by x4. See also klama, matra, bevri, bloti, carce, karce, sabnu, skiji.
gismu rafsi: gre x1 passes through/penetrates barrier/medium/portal x2 to destination side x3 from origin side x4. Passing through in both directions (= rolfargre, pagre ... .i so'ivo'ivo'u (and vice versa)). See also bitmu, denci, ganlo, kalri, vorme, pluta, canko, ragve.
fu'ivla x1 is recursively related to x2 by applying x3 (number) levels-of-recursion of the predicate-relation x4 (ka with two ce'u) Short form: efku. tanru example for common usage: the day three days from now (tomorrow's tomorrow's tomorrow) -> lo bavlamdei refkusi be fi li ci . Cf. krefu, rapli, refkusi
fu'ivla x1 contacts x2 by video-telephone/video-chat/teleconference service (product) x3 provided by (company/producer/provider) x4 The creation and/or use of this word does not endorse the Skype service provider/company nor any of its products, nor any other provider or product of such services, including but not limited to: teleconference/video-chat. Confer: vidni, tavla, fonxa.
gismu x1 is stiff/rigid/inflexible/resistant in direction x2 against force x3 under conditions x4. Also sometimes: firm, hard; not limited to physical forces; e.g. mental rigidity. See also bapli, jdari, nandu, torni, trati, xarnu, danre, stodi.
lujvo x1 is flexible/supple/limber/bendable/non-resistant in direction x2 against force x3 under conditions x4. not limited to physical forces; e.g. mental rigidity. See also tinsa, ranti, bapli, jdari, nandu, torni, trati, xarnu, danre, stodi.
gismu rafsi: ren re'e x1 is a train [vehicle] of cars/units x2 (mass) for rails/system/railroad x3, propelled by x4. A railed vehicle or train of vehicles; also subway (tu'unre'e), metro, trolley, tramway (= lajre'e), roller coaster; monorail (= dadre'e); cable car, sky car, ski lift (= cildadre'e). See also tcana.
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.
gismu rafsi: vor vro x1 is a doorway/gateway/access way between x2 and x3 of structure x4. Note: emphasis on route nature; solid door (= vrogai/vrobi'u/vrozu'itci). See also canko, ganlo, kalri, murta, pagre, bitmu, kuspe.
experimental gismu x1 is chiral with handedness x2 according to definition/by standard x3 in space/under constraints/under conditions x4 For the (oppositely-)chiral partner/twin/enantiomorph, use: xansydukti. x3 can also specify the property or structure of interest that makes x1 chiral, as well as how handedness x2 is defined and relative to what. Chirality x2 is true when x1 is confined to space/dimensions/conditions x4, under a fixed standard of definition x3.
gismu rafsi: xa'a x1 is a letter/missive/[note] to intended audience x2 from author/originator x3 with content x4. (cf. notci, which has places in a different order; the emphasis in xatra is on the communication between author and recipient, and not the content, which in a letter may not easily be categorized to a 'subject'; ciska, mrilu, papri)
lujvo x1 is a bad/poorly-made lujvo with issue x2, bad according to x3 and by standard x4 The badness need not be an error per se; it may merely be some feature (x2) that is not desirable or relatively preferable. For example, perhaps the terbri structure is not predictable/regular/algorithmic, or the lujvo is very long, or the lujvo is not the highest-scoring lujvo (for some fixed tanru construct) according to an algorithm/standard. See also: srejvo.
lujvo x1 is a lujvo with irregular rafsi, meaning x2, with arguments x3, built from tanru/compound-phrase x4 Refers to a somewhat controversial idea that formal rafsi should be abolished, with coiners of lujvo being able to pick rafsi other than the formally assigned ones. One example might be shortening mitysisku into mitsku. See lujvo, zi'evla
gismu rafsi: zma mau x1 exceeds/is more than x2 in property/quantity x3 (ka/ni) by amount/excess x4. Also positive (= nonmau). See also cmavo list mau, mleca, zenba, jmina, bancu, dukse, traji.
gismu rafsi: jer x1 (agent) borrows/temporarily takes/assumes x2 (object) from source x3 for interval x4. Credit (= jernu'e); borrow/assume a property or quality as a chameleon does (= zaskai, zasysmitra, zasysmitai). See also dejni, janta, zivle.
gismu rafsi: bed be'e x1 is a crew/team/gang/squad/band of persons x2 directed/led by x3 organized for purpose x4. (x1 is a mass; x2 is a set completely specified); Also orchestra (= zgibe'e, balzgibe'e), outfit; x3 conductor; business, not necessarily incorporated (= cajbe'e, venbe'e). See also gunma, girzu, dansu, jatna, jitro, kagni, kamni, minde, ralju, cecmu, gidva.