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Discussion of "nau'e"
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Comment #5: Re: what is gnomic?
gleki (Fri Mar 15 15:47:11 2024)

lalxu wrote:
> gleki wrote:
> > there might be several definitions of it. see e.g.
> > https://mw.lojban.org/papri/User:Gleki/Grammatical_aspects
> It's the one you have listed as gnomic on that page, and I have seen
> Lojbanists use na'o to make gnomic aspect claims, so for them nau'e is a
> synonym of na'o. But CLL says na'o means something else: "covers part of
> the interval, but exactly which part is determined by context".

Wdym "the" one?
"Generic" or "gnomic" can be understood as
"To be an apple is to be a fruit". But that's just "subset of set" concept
(every member of set A is a member of set B).

or as an antonym of "episodic" for which bare selbri or lo'e or le'e
can be used.

That is, i just listed 4 meanings.

Can you please clarify in the definition which of them (if any) is meant?

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