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Discussion of "poi'i"
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Comment #6: Re: ???
Lorenzo Von Matterhorn (Tue Apr 15 20:11:07 2014)

Due to formatting mistake, here is the equivalence again:

poi'i = "ckaji be lo ka ce'u goi ko'a zo'u"

Comment #7: Re: ???
Wuzzy (Tue Apr 15 23:10:13 2014)

> poi'i = "ckaji be lo ka ce'u goi ko'a zo'u"
This does not look like grammatically correct Lojban to me. How could you
possibly place a “be” after a brivla?
Please give an example, maybe I misunderstood something.

> You cannot replace lo with da and expect a reasonable result.
> Your sentences break because of that.

> Not only does it have the wrong semantics, it also breaks as soon as the
x1 is plural.
I don’t see what’s wrong here. Please elaborate.

I don’t see how my rewrites differ in meaning from the poi'i examples.
If you think my sentences differ in meaning, then tell me please what they
mean to you. To me my rewrites mean the same as the “poi'i” examples.
Maybe it could also be the case that I simply did still not grasp how
“poi'i” works (or how it is supposed to work). :(

Comment #9: Re: ???
Lorenzo Von Matterhorn (Wed Apr 16 20:28:26 2014)

Wuzzy wrote:
> > poi'i = "ckaji be lo ka ce'u goi ko'a zo'u"
> This does not look like grammatically correct Lojban to me. How could
you
> possibly place a “be” after a brivla?

be *only* works after brivla. It's a selbri operation.

"broda be X [be'o]" is a selbri with the broda2 prefilled with X.

I might answer your other questions later.

Comment #10: Re: ???
Curtis W Franks (Thu Dec 25 02:17:13 2014)

selpahi wrote:
> Wuzzy wrote:
> > > poi'i = "ckaji be lo ka ce'u goi ko'a zo'u"
> > This does not look like grammatically correct Lojban to me. How could
> you
> > possibly place a “be” after a brivla?
>
> be *only* works after brivla. It's a selbri operation.
>
> "broda be X [be'o]" is a selbri with the broda2 prefilled with X.
>
> I might answer your other questions later.

Ding! (Just a reminder)

Comment #8: Re: ???
gleki (Wed Apr 16 05:35:06 2014)

selpahi wrote:
> Due to formatting mistake, here is the equivalence again:
>
> poi'i = "ckaji be lo ka ce'u goi ko'a zo'u"


uasai i e'u do jmina lo lojbo ve ciksi JVS

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