lante - 'can '

lante
can
 
'can '
 
x1 is a can/tightly sealed/pre-sealed container for perishable contents x2, made of x3 5c 5 (cf. botpi, baktu, tinci)

(cf. botpi, baktu, tinci)

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cnano - 'norm '

cnano
na'o norm
 
'norm '
 
x1 [value] is a norm/average in property/amount x2 (ka/ni) among x3(s) (set) by standard x4 7e 10 [also mean, normal, usual; (x3 specifies the compl

[also mean, normal, usual; (x3 specifies the complete set)]; (cf. tcaci, fadni, kampu, lakne, tarti, rirci)

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ctebi - 'lip 'labial' '

ctebi
teb lip
 
'lip 'labial' '
 
x1 is a/the lip [body-part]/rim of orifice x2 of body x3; (adjective:) x1 is labial aa 10 (cf. moklu, korbi, cinba)

(cf. moklu, korbi, cinba)

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xpost from /r/LikeANative

Here's a short reading I did in Lojban. Feel free to critique translation fidelity, pronunciation/stress/cadence, or anything else.

http://www.reddit.com/r/likeanative/comments/2bgyi9/and_now_in_lojban/

By the way, you might know me as la lorxus.

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Bripre Jikca - Episode 1

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lerfu - 'letteral '

lerfu
ler le'u lette
 
'letteral '
 
x1 (la'e zo BY/word-bu) is a letter/digit/symbol in alphabet/character-set x2 representing x3 3a 215 [also x1 glyph, rune, character (also me'o BY/word

[also x1 glyph, rune, character (also me'o BY/word-bu), x2 symbol set; (adjective:) x1 is alphabetic/symbolic; "letteral" used by analogy with "numeral"; sinxa is the more generic symbol]; (cf. mifra, namcu, sinxa, pandi)

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How to say "again"?

Vlasisku says "za'u re'u", but shouldn't that mean "more than once"?

For context, i was trying to say something like "I'm voting for Lojban again!", and the distinction between "again" and "multiple times" seems pretty important, since the latter would be cheating.

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BBC Radio 4 'The Digital Human' - Language

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jicmu - 'basis '

jicmu
cmu basis
 
'basis '
 
x1 is a basis/foundation/underlying or fundamental principle of x2; x1 is at the bottom of x2 7j 56 [x2 is founded on basis x1 (= selcmu for reordered

[x2 is founded on basis x1 (= selcmu for reordered places); (adjective:) x1 is basic/basal/fundamental); (generally events and properties will be bases for events and states, while objects may be bases/bottoms for objects)]; (cf. cmavo list ji'u, jamfu, zbepi, genja, krasi)

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snura - 'secure '

snura
nur nu'a secur
 
'secure '
 
x1 is secure/safe from threat x2 (event) 9a 34 (cf. ckape, kajde, marbi, terpa, xalni, bandu)

(cf. ckape, kajde, marbi, terpa, xalni, bandu)

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