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This is a "best guess" listing for the word "zei'ei'au" 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 zei'ei'au.


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valsi zei'ei'au
type experimental cmavo
creator krtisfranks
time entered Mon Jan 19 02:59:02 2015

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Definition #64199 - Preferred [edit]
   
selma'o ZEIhEI
definition begin quote that is converted into rafsi, distributing lujvo-glue between quoted words
notes Terminated by zei'oi. Begins a quote of a grammatical utterance. Between each word in the utterance, zei is to be interpreted and any grouping that might be applied is left-grouping. In other words, zei is distributed left-groupingly between each word; each word is treated on its own, individually; the quote is not treated as a whole. The final word is interpreted to have zei after it as well (this is a quirk of zei'oi), thus the quote is a string of rafsi, left-groupingly considered to be a rafsi. In order to end the lujvo formed with such a quote, follow it by co'e. This word compactifies large zei-clauses/-statements. For the perhaps generally more useful, if slightly more ambiguous, quote marker that treats the quote as a whole entity and converts it singly and wholly into a rafsi (rather than a rafsi string, as is done by this word), see: zei'ei. This word works as zei'ei does in all other regards (including as a marker for a new word (specifically a lujvo) unless preceded by zei or possibly by a standalone and otherwise ungrammatical rafsi). For the purpose of quoting with ra'oi, the result of a zei'ei'au-quote is treated as a single rafsi.
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created by krtisfranks
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time Mon Jan 19 16:24:52 2015

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