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Discussion of "gei'ai"
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Comment #3: Re: I think this experimental cmavo was not really neccessary.
Curtis W Franks (Tue Jan 7 22:20:08 2014)

Wuzzy wrote:
> Duh! Was a new experimental BAI cmavo really neccessary for
> “eigenvalue”? I bet 99% won’t ever have to use this cmavo and its
> friends in their whole life.
>
> The funniest thing: “gei'ai” is even one letter /longer/ than
> “aigne”.
> BAI cmavo were made for concepts that are likely to be used really often
> in daily conversation. Eigenvalues (and friends) are WAY too special to
> deserve a BAI cmavo.

A (probably bad example) could be "T is a diagonalizable linear
transformation with eigenspace(s) ... (respectively for eigenvalues ...)".
One /could/ put that into two bridi (by gije/gi'e), but in more
complicated statements (such as, say, a description of the process of
Jordan decomposing a given linear transformation) it is helpful to have
around.

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