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Discussion of "ansu"
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Comment #5: Re: Methodology?
Ilmen (Tue Apr 13 13:09:29 2021)

ues wrote:
> Ilmen wrote:
> > I hadn't thought of jansu and ransu at all when chosing ansu as
> the
> > word form; if people find it annoying that several gismu could
> correspond
> > to the ismu form "ansu", I could instead assign to that meaning some
> > a-priori form, i.e. a so-called blalalavla. :)
> Interesting. I suppose you're aware of the rafsi for zi'o being "zil".
> zildansu would be equivalent, though not as brief, and could be applied
> any other gismu for that matter.

zil- is usually interpreted as applying to the first slot of the source
predicate, so people would expect at first blush to see zildansu to mean
"x₁ is a music/rythme on which there is dancing"; zilseldansu would be
more explicit but longer.

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