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gismu rafsi: fep fei x1 is measured in kopeck/cent money-subunits as x2 [quantity], in monetary system x3. Also pfennig, paisa, sen, fen, dinar, etc.; x1 is generally a price/cost/value. (additional secondary, tertiary, etc. subunit places may be added as x4, x5, x6, ...); See also sicni, jdini, jdima, vecnu, rupnu, dekpu, gutci, minli, merli, bunda, kramu.
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.
fu'ivla x1 blanches/cooks/prepares food-for-eating x2 by sitting it in boiling liquid x3 for a short time-duration/interval x4 and then plunged into/placed under running liquid x5, blanched at boiling temperature x6 and pressure x7. See also: boil (=febjukpa), simmer (=febjbijukpa), poach (=febmlijukpa), court bouillon (=likrkorbojo/febmliseljukpa). Not to be confused with other definitions of blanching, like parboiling (=nalmulfebjukpa).
lujvo x1 (vector) is the differintegral (with respect to time) of order x2 of the displacement of x3 (object/point) relative to x4 (object/point/frame of reference; contextless default: origin) in coordinate system/frame of reference/as measured by x5 according to definition/standard/(meta)physics x6, taken with starting point x7 This word uses two experimental gismu (one with an experimental rafsi): nicfa and salri. If x2 is positive, then x1 is a time-derivative (velocity, acceleration, jerk, etc. (for whole number values)); if it is negative, then x1 is a time-integral (moments); if it is 0, then x1 is displacement itself. x1 is vector-valued.
gismu rafsi: pir xra x1 is a picture/illustration representing/showing x2, made by artist x3 in medium x4. Also (adjective:) x1 is pictorial/illustrative; drawing (= xraselci'a), x1 draws x2 (= xraci'a/xraci'a), image (= xratai), photo (= kacmyxra), take a photo (= kacmyterxra, kacmyxragau, kacmyxrazu'e); sculpture, relief (= blixra). See also ciska, cinta, prina, mupli, barna, skina.
gismu rafsi: mlu x1 seems/appears to have property(ies) x2 to observer x3 under conditions x4. Also: x1 seems like it has x2 to x3; suggest belief/observation (= mlugau, mluti'i); looks like/resembles (= smimlu, mitmlu). See also catlu, viska, simsa, zgana, ganse, jarco.
experimental gismu x1 dons metaphorical asbestos suit x2 to guard against flames x3 on topic x4 from x5, who disagrees with post x6 for reason x7, not realizing that the post was meant to be sent to x8 rather than all of mailing list x9 (default jboste) where it was posted in response to email x10, whose author wishes selma'o x11 (default SE) were extended to concisely express place x12 of brivla x13 (default besto) which has place structure x14 and too many places because of sadistic whim x15 of brivla-maker x16, who also created brivla x17 which has place structure x18, and so winds up using too many of cmavo x19 (default zi'o) in order to make the brivla ( x13) more usable by standard x20 and wishes they had never heard of the word besto for reason x21, not realizing for reason x22 that it was suggested sarcastically due to boredom x23 of person x24, who is proposing it against better judgement x25 because it is fun by standard x26, but still wishes it had as many places as x27 (default du) for reason x28, and feels like throwing in epistemology sumti x29, because he/she knows both that gismu x30 (default besto) has its place structure defined by run-on sentence x31 and that epistemology sumti are used in gismu x32 by epistemology x33, notwithstanding the fact that x34 actually has a use for besto places x35 (default 1) through x36 (default x7) and wishes this weren't an extremely long and stupid joke, longer than joke x37 and stupider than joke x38 but still appreciated by x39 - a fact which says x40 about them in the opinion of x41 - but not seen as even remotely amusing by x42, who is aware that x43 has a use for the gismu besto because of x45 A joke gismu from http://mw.lojban.org/index.php?title=besto . Place x_44 is absent for some reason
fu'ivla x1 is a cardigan of material x2. A type of sweater (nivycreka) or jumper (luzbarcreka) that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool. kardiga for type 4. Cf. creka.
lujvo x1=k1 is a charge card with accumulated debt x2=dej1 to creditor x3=dej3, with due date x4=det1 Charge cards has due payment dates; for credit cards with credit limits see jitseldejykarda. Cf. lejykarda, baxydinkarda, vamveile'ikarda, maksriveikarda, lejykardymi'i, banxa, pleji, jdini.
lujvo x1=k1 is a credit card with accumulated debt x2=d1 to creditor x3=d3, with credit limit x4=j1 Credit cards has credit limits; for charge cards limited by a due payment date see detseldejykarda. Cf. lejykarda, baxydinkarda, vamveile'ikarda, maksriveikarda, lejykardymi'i, banxa, pleji, jdini.
gismu rafsi: lej le'i x1 pays/compensates/remunerates/[rewards] payment x2 to recipient/payee x3 for goods/services x4. Also x4 commodities; x4 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event, or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= posle'i, posyvelyle'i for unambiguous semantics); rent (= jerle'i, lejyjbera). (cf. canja, cnemu, friti, kargu, vecnu, jdima, prali, jerna, sfasa, dunda, jinga, dapma; see note at jdima on cost/price/value distinction, cirko, dirba)
lujvo c1 is a question asking for a predicate, asked by c3 to c4. In Lojban, this is a question using the word “mo”.
lujvo m1 is a dentist treating patient m2 with dentistry m4. Cf. densrumikce.
lujvo j1=t1 is the tallest among set/range t4. Cf. jdari, traji, jarmau.
lujvo b1 is a metal bottle/jar/urn/flask/closable container made of metal for b2 with lid b4.
lujvo b1 is a clay-based building brick of composition k2, surfaces/sides s4. Cf. kliti, bliku.