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This is a "best guess" listing for the word "boi'o'u" in language English, meaning that only one of the definitions for this word will be shown (the one with the highest total votes). See all the definitions for boi'o'u.

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valsi boi'o'u
type experimental cmavo
creator krtisfranks
time entered Wed Sep 18 00:02:57 2019

Definition #71679 - Preferred [edit]
selma'o BOIhOhU
definition explicit "mu'o'u"-orientation marker
notes Must be adjacent to at least one "mu'o'u". It 'walls off' that "mu'o'u" from applying to a quotation on the other side of this word; by the nature of "mu'o'u", this word should be elidable when two "mu'o'u"s are mutually adjacent (if this word were to be absent) or when there is no more than one quotation which is adjacent to the "mu'o'u" in question (if this word were to be absent), or when there is no "mu'o'u"; it is mandatory when it is not elidable. Example: in "lu X li'u mu'o'u lu Y li'u", it is not clear which quote (and, more specifically, which end of which quote) is being modified by "mu'o'u" - in this case, "boi'o'u" is mandatory; in "lu X li'u boi'o'u mu'o'u lu Y li'u", the "mu'o'u" applies to the quote with Y; in "lu X li'u mu'o'u boi'o'u lu Y li'u", the "mu'o'u" applies to the quote with X; in "lu X li'u mu'o'u (boi'o'u) mu'o'u lu Y li'u", the first "mu'o'u" applies to the quote with X, the second to the quote with Y, and this word is not necessary (marked via parenthesis).
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created by krtisfranks
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time Wed Sep 18 00:02:57 2019


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