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Discussion of "gratula"
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Comment #3: Re: janli
gleki (Mon Jan 12 15:10:25 2015)

Ilmen wrote:
> gleki wrote:
> > gratule.
> >
> > Usually I put -e at the end since -a in SAE words is sometimes
> associated
> > with feminine and -o with masculine. To be neutral I use -e. However,
> this
> > has to be considered manually in each case.
> ua I didn't find gratule when I searched for "congratulate" in the
> dictionary. I think there's a typo in the definition of gratule, if
> not mistaken the correct English term is "congratulate", and not
> "congratule".

sei upsi, it was a mistype. fixed. the glossword was correct though.

> Besides, I don't think Lojban words should be constrained by SAE's
> expectations. :)

I can be only concerned with spanish and portuguese speakers that expect
their words to have gender and thus ma'a might consider clearly show a
neutral vowel.

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