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This is a "best guess" listing for the word "dinso" 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 dinso.


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valsi dinso
type experimental gismu
creator krtisfranks
time entered Tue Jun 24 05:38:18 2014

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Definition #56881 - Preferred [edit]
   
definition x1 is a 'dinosaur' [very general: any ancient quasi-reptilian vertebrate or, possibly but probably not, modern bird] of type x2 living in era x3.
notes A gismu version of "dinsauru"; contrast with "rexsa" (in particular, this word probably would not but could refer to modern birds whereas "rexsa" can always do so without any connotation to the contrary; meanwhile, "rexsa" cannot refer to pterosaurs, ichthyosaurs, vel sim. but this word can). The use of this word is not strictly only relevant to members of clade Dinosauria, although it does include them (and, specifically, modern birds, although it connotes ancientness and extinction unless it is part of an explicitly contrary or general context); its referent might also/alternatively include pterosaurs, icthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, dimetrodons, avemetatarsaliads, and perhaps even other ancient synapsids (in other words, any prehistoric quasi-reptilian vertebrate). As such, it is a qualitative word that bears no particular or strong attention or respect to genealogy, cladistics, taxology/taxonomy, or scientific/academic classification of these animals. Basically, any prehistoric animal the name of which ends in "-saur" can be so-described, as well as others. It probably should not reference more modern-like mammals proper. Proposed short rafsi: -dis-. See also: "rexsa", "ketslau", "ikfiio", "disrmuzo", "plesiio".
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time Mon Jun 1 21:41:54 2020
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krtisfranksFrom {dinsauru}, but changing the diphthong into "o". A rather weak attempt to include Mandarin "long2" was thus also made.[edit]
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