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Some concepts are harder to express in Lojban than others... These are the fruits of sometimes extremely lengthy discussions, but are by no means to be regarded as the last word, in some cases!
 
Some concepts are harder to express in Lojban than others... These are the fruits of sometimes extremely lengthy discussions, but are by no means to be regarded as the last word, in some cases!
  
Also see [[jbocre: is this correct|is this correct]]?  
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Also see [[is this correct|is this correct]]?  
  
See also [[jbocre: what does it mean?]] for problems going the other way.
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See also [[what does it mean?]] for problems going the other way.
  
 
See [[Simple Phrases|Simple Phrases]] for a small phrase book.
 
See [[Simple Phrases|Simple Phrases]] for a small phrase book.
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* [[jbocre: Do you want coffee or tea?]]
 
* [[jbocre: Do you want coffee or tea?]]
* [[jbocre: if|if]] --- and, related, [[da'i|da'i]] and [[conditional|conditional]]
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* [[if|if]] --- and, related, [[da'i|da'i]] and [[conditional|conditional]]
  
* [[jbocre: unless|unless]]
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* [[unless|unless]]
* [[jbocre: only|only]]
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* [[only|only]]
  
 
* [[The 17 tallest men]]
 
* [[The 17 tallest men]]
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* [[Should|Should]] without using nitcu or .ei
 
* [[Should|Should]] without using nitcu or .ei
  
* [[jbocre: yet and already|yet and already]] problem
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* [[yet and already|yet and already]] problem
* [[jbocre: you get what you pay for|you get what you pay for]]
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* [[you get what you pay for|you get what you pay for]]
  
 
* [[email copies appreciated, since I read the digest|email copies appreciated, since I read the digest]]
 
* [[email copies appreciated, since I read the digest|email copies appreciated, since I read the digest]]
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* [[free tmobile cell phones|free tmobile cell phones]]
 
* [[free tmobile cell phones|free tmobile cell phones]]
* [[jbocre: iankis he Yankees|iankis he Yankees]]
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* [[iankis he Yankees|iankis he Yankees]]
  
 
* [[This has not been a busy day|This has not been a busy day]]
 
* [[This has not been a busy day|This has not been a busy day]]
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'''Please''' check for existing attempts (e.g. the 1994 lujvo list, [http://www.lojban.org/files/draft-dictionary/NORALUJV.txt),] before asking here. The list shouldn\'t get too openended. Asterisked entries are in lujvo list. ''(IMHO this list is full of misleadingly'' glijbo ''derivations, which should be carefully looked up on a'' rafsi ''list before using as a plug-in English equivalent.)'' True, but my point still stands...
 
'''Please''' check for existing attempts (e.g. the 1994 lujvo list, [http://www.lojban.org/files/draft-dictionary/NORALUJV.txt),] before asking here. The list shouldn\'t get too openended. Asterisked entries are in lujvo list. ''(IMHO this list is full of misleadingly'' glijbo ''derivations, which should be carefully looked up on a'' rafsi ''list before using as a plug-in English equivalent.)'' True, but my point still stands...
  
* [[jbocre: widdershins|widdershins]]
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* [[widdershins|widdershins]]
 
* [[dragon|dragon]]
 
* [[dragon|dragon]]
  
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* [[Black Hole|Black Hole]]
 
* [[Black Hole|Black Hole]]
  
* [[jbocre: justice|justice]]
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* [[justice|justice]]
 
* [[game|game]]
 
* [[game|game]]
  
 
* [[mystery|mystery]]
 
* [[mystery|mystery]]
* [[jbocre: intelligent|intelligent]]
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* [[intelligent|intelligent]]
  
 
* [[phonograph|phonograph]]
 
* [[phonograph|phonograph]]
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* [[jbocre: 4-tuple]]
 
* [[jbocre: 4-tuple]]
* [[jbocre: rehair the bow|rehair the bow]]
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* [[rehair the bow|rehair the bow]]
  
 
* [[call|call]]
 
* [[call|call]]
 
* [[camera obscura|camera obscura]]
 
* [[camera obscura|camera obscura]]
  
* [[jbocre: observative|observative]]
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* [[observative|observative]]
 
* [[forensic|forensic]]
 
* [[forensic|forensic]]
  
* [[jbocre: infrared and ultraviolet|infrared and ultraviolet]]
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* [[infrared and ultraviolet|infrared and ultraviolet]]
 
* [[clever|clever]]
 
* [[clever|clever]]
  

Revision as of 14:53, 23 March 2014

Some concepts are harder to express in Lojban than others... These are the fruits of sometimes extremely lengthy discussions, but are by no means to be regarded as the last word, in some cases!

Also see is this correct?

See also what does it mean? for problems going the other way.

See Simple Phrases for a small phrase book.

Grammar

Vocabulary

Please check for existing attempts (e.g. the 1994 lujvo list, [1] before asking here. The list shouldn\'t get too openended. Asterisked entries are in lujvo list. (IMHO this list is full of misleadingly glijbo derivations, which should be carefully looked up on a rafsi list before using as a plug-in English equivalent.) True, but my point still stands...

Common sentences

A phrasebook is being created.