jbovlaste
a lojban dictionary editing system
User:
Pass:

Home
Get A Printable Dictionary
Search Best Words
Recent Changes
How You Can Help
valsi - All
valsi - Preferred Only
natlang - All
natlang - Preferred Only
Languages
XML Export
user Listing
Report Bugs
Utilities
Status
Help
Admin Request
Create Account
Dictionary record
Back to the main valsi listing.
valsi sau'e'u
type experimental cmavo
creator krtisfranks
time entered Thu Jan 28 05:16:08 2016
[View Comments For This Word]

Examples
   
English
Definition #68312 - Preferred [edit]
   
selma'o COI
definition topicalizer (sumtcita/discursive; somewhat meta): the following discourse is about/relates to/has topic/concerns
notes This word is good for the subject line in an email or post; in a conversation with multiple topics (and possibly multiple people responding simultaneously with multiple paragraphs for each topic), it can be used as an organizational tool. It is used to put the audience's mind in the proper/correct thought frame (mindset). It does not really change the meaning of the bridi, but it does indicate to what its content semantically pertains or relates. It can be used as a reminder; for example, "Remember when you told me to go to the store? What did you want me to buy?" -> "Concerning the event of my going to the store, what did you want me to buy?" -> "sau'e'u lonu mi klama lo zarci keiku do djica lonu vecnu ma mi". It is not as attached to the bridi as sera'a; this is more discursive and somewhat more meta. The specified topic may endure until the end of the discourse, or the paragraph, or the bridi; it is explicitly cancelled/negated by "sau'e'unai" followed by a pointer to whichever part of the topic is being concluded in thought and discourse; it is taken to be the case that the previous topic is concluded whensoever a new one (even what could be considered a subtopic) is introduced. If Eulojban (more specifically, the diphthong/digraph "eu") is ever accepted (in Lojban) as valid, .krtisfranks. would prefer that this word's meaning get directly transferred to and preserved in "sau'eu", with this word unassigned; likewise for "sau'eunai".
gloss words
created by krtisfranks
vote information 1
time Wed Mar 9 08:58:12 2016
[View Comments For This Definition]

Examples
Etymology

krtisfranks{selsnu}[edit]
Currently, jbovlaste will accept data for 69 languages.
You are not logged in.

  recent changes jbovlaste main
This is jbovlaste, the lojban dictionary system.
The main code was last changed on Sun Nov 15 18:45:23 PST 2015.
All content is public domain. By submitting content, you agree to place it in the public domain to the fullest extent allowed by local law.
jbovlaste is an official project of the logical language group, and is now headed by Robin Lee Powell.
E-mail him if you have any questions.
care to log in?