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1 definition found
From Lojban to English :

        Word: se'u'o [jbovlaste]
        Type: experimental cmavo (YOU RISK BEING MISUNDERSTOOD IF YOU USE THIS WORD)
  Gloss Word: ?rd conversion
  Gloss Word: SE ?
  Gloss Word: selbri conversion ?
  Gloss Word: selbri conversion question
     selma'o: SE
  Definition: selbri conversion question
       Notes: Asks for the SE word that is intended (or at least makes the
       sentence true). Subscript a set of numbers that represent the
       order of terbri in question; the subscripted set can be a set
       of ordered or unordered tuples, specifying exactly which terbri
       may be exchanged. 'la .ralf. se'u'o xi li re ce li ci pi'u li
       re cebo li ci klama by boi cy' = 'Did Ralph come to B from C or
       to C from B?' (notably, 'Did B come to Ralph from C?' is not a
       possible option for answering the question). An answer is a SE
       string that is allowed by the selbri and by the subscripts;
       continuing the example, if the response is 'Ralph went to C
       from B', one would respond with '.i setese'.  Any SE word
       works for the general question possibility (which is the
       unrestricted/non-subscripted case). Essentially 'se'u'o xi sy'
       is equivalent to 'se xi li xo poi ke'a cmima sy' (where 'te'
       is basically understood as ' se xi li jo'i pa boi ci te'u ',
       etc.), but the answer can be a complicated ordered
       sequence/string of SE words; this word complements specifically
       fi'a in the typical/same way that SE complements FA.
       Typically, leaving the subscripted set vague or not completely
       free of every possible semantic or syntactic pathology is
       perfectly fine; syntax and practicality will typically restrict
       it enough for reasonable responses to be made. See also:
       re'au'e (which alone would be used in answering that 'Ralph
       goes to B from C' in the previous question).

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