a lojban dictionary editing system

Get A Printable Dictionary
Search Best Words
Recent Changes
How You Can Help
valsi - All
valsi - Preferred Only
natlang - All
natlang - Preferred Only
XML Export
user Listing
Report Bugs
Admin Request
Create Account
Discussion of "cmenrline"
[parent] [root]
Comment #3: Re: Type and extent
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jun 27 19:45:07 2014)

Wuzzy wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > Which type of Linnaean name is it? I am guessing that the more
> > applicable and utile "rank-based classification/taxonomic system" is
> what
> > you had in mind, but I suppose that it could be the names that Carl
> > personally gave or something else. And can it include cladistic
> > (technically, of should not, but...).
> >
> > Also, which part of an organism's classification is included? Just the
> > binomen or any of it, or the totality of it? (Do I have to go
> > every subtaxon for a dog?) When a set is sufficiently general/diverse,
> the
> > most specific taxon is clear, but how does one name a
> > taxonomy thereof and make it clear which type taxon that is (I suggest
> > another terbri)?
> Ugh. Well, someone edited the definition and I *think* this edit answers
> those questions.

In a sense, it does. But if one were to name the wrong standard and if
this word were narrow in some sense which included "the type" of that
standard, then one would be absuing the word, although they might be
understandable semantically. Lojban defaults to semantic vagueness, so
that is what I would propose in this case, in order to clear up any
questions about abuse. :)

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 Wed 07 Oct 2020 05:54:55 PM PDT.
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?