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Discussion of "ki'ortretolcacra"
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Comment #1: "to'e" meaning "reciprocal"
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jun 5 05:36:50 2015)

That is a gigantic proposal. Personally, I must say that I feel weird about
and displeased with it, but I cannot really explain why- it just seems
wrong to me. I would prefer having a separate word that acts in such a way,
although I honestly cannot think of how it would be defined in most

Comment #2: Re:
Jonathan (Fri Jun 5 07:33:27 2015)

Hm I can see your point, but what rafsi could be used for any "reciprocal"
thing we create?

There is pi'ai, but it might be too cumbersome for use in general
conversation. There's also "te'ai ni'u pa" to be used with pi'ai but
that's waaaaaay too long.

Comment #3: Re:
Jonathan (Fri Jun 5 07:36:58 2015)

The seed of my idea is that a "cacra" measures a duration of time, but a
"to'e cacra" measures its briefness... but I somewhat understand your
apprehension... after all, "to'e prenu" doesn't mean "reciprocal of the
number of people", and may be a potential source of malglixlu if people
think to'e means "per".

Comment #4: Re:
Jonathan (Fri Jun 5 07:53:23 2015)

That said I have provisionally defined fei'u for this purpose.

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