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valsi clakemkamymeckezrai
type lujvo
creator krtisfranks
time entered Thu Jan 14 18:55:31 2021

Definition #72362 - Preferred [edit]
definition x1 (object/dimension) is shortest among set x2 (set) in respective dimensions x3 (default: the longest for each).
notes Equivalent to "toryrai". Partially an .u'ivla, but with a little bit of philosophical underpinning: We should measure things by how much they have rather than how much they lack (good: how bright, how strong, how rich; bad: how dark, how weak, how poor) because 0 is the natural starting point and the quantity usually can be increased without upper bound. So, longness is a thing and shortness is a figment of our collective imagination, so to speak. So, "shortest" should really be "least long". Meanwhile, "traji" can accept either valence for extremeness, but defaults to the positive (id est: "most"), so we need to cajole it into the opposite ("least"). Thus, we get this long, gross word.
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created by krtisfranks
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time Thu Jan 14 18:55:31 2021


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