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zivle
gismu rafsi: ziv vle x1 (agent) invests resources x2 in investment x3 expecting return/profit x4 (object(s)/event). [also ties up/Risks/gambles. x1 is an investor; x2 are invested assets of x1; bond (= jertervle)]; See also prali, canja, jbera, dejni, ponse.
le kagni cu zivle loi mutce jdini le gungunma
The company invested a lot of money in this project.
ra pu zivle lo jdini lo ka sidju lo cnino sanga
He invested money in a new singer.
ai mi zivle lo nejni lo ka prami do vau lo nu do prami mi
I take a chance on loving you so that you will love me.
dejni
gismu rafsi: dej x1 owes x2 in debt/obligation to creditor x3 in return for x4 [service, loan]; x1 is a debtor. See also jbera, janta, zivle.
jbera
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.
ponse
gismu rafsi: pos po'e x1 possesses/owns/has x2 under law/custom x3; x1 is owner/proprietor of x2 under x3. (x3 is generally more important to the concept than commonly accepted for the English equivalent, since the concept is broader when unconstrained, and the nature/interpretation of possession/ownership is very culturally dependent); See also ckini, ralte, jitro, steci, srana, tutra, turni, zivle.
prali
gismu rafsi: pal x1 is a profit/gain/benefit/advantage to x2 accruing/resulting from activity/process x3. Also (fe) x2 profits from x3 (= selterprali for reordered places); x1 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 (= selposprali for unambiguous semantics). See also vecnu, cnemu, pleji, jinga, canja, sfasa, jerna, jdima, dunda, zivle.
canja
gismu rafsi: caj x1 exchanges/trades/barters commodity x2 for x3 with x4; x1, x4 is a trader/merchant/businessman. Also (adjective:) x1, x2, x4 is/are commercial (better expressed as ka canja, kamcanja). x2/x3 may be a specific object, a commodity (mass), an event (possibly service), or a property; pedantically, for objects/commodities, this is sumti-raising from ownership of the object/commodity (= posycanja for unambiguous semantics); (cf. dunda, friti, vecnu, zarci, jdini, pleji, jdima, jerna, kargu; see note at jdima on cost/price/value distinction, banxa, cirko, dunda, janta, kargu, prali, sfasa, zivle)