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==== Grammar ====
 
==== Grammar ====
  
* [[jbocre: Do you want coffee or tea?]]
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* [[Do you want coffee or tea?]]
 
* [[if|if]] --- and, related, [[da'i|da'i]] and [[conditional|conditional]]
 
* [[if|if]] --- and, related, [[da'i|da'i]] and [[conditional|conditional]]
  
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* [[The 17 tallest men]]
 
* [[The 17 tallest men]]
* [[jbocre: I'm stronger than last year|I'm stronger than last year]]
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* [[I'm stronger than last year|I'm stronger than last year]]
  
* [[jbocre: How old are you?]]
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* [[How old are you?]]
* [[jbocre: Frank likes Betty more than Mary|Frank likes Betty more than Mary]]
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* [[Frank likes Betty more than Mary|Frank likes Betty more than Mary]]
  
* [[jbocre: I like you being beaten by me|I like you being beaten by me]]
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* [[I like you being beaten by me|I like you being beaten by me]]
* [[jbocre: A pound was five dollars|A pound was five dollars]]
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* [[A pound was five dollars|A pound was five dollars]]
  
 
* [[Letters as themselves|Letters as themselves]]
 
* [[Letters as themselves|Letters as themselves]]
 
* [[Because she hit her head and fell from the boat, she drowned|Because she hit her head and fell from the boat, she drowned]]
 
* [[Because she hit her head and fell from the boat, she drowned|Because she hit her head and fell from the boat, she drowned]]
  
* [[jbocre: Each of us must bring their own toothbrush|Each of us must bring their own toothbrush]]
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* [[Each of us must bring their own toothbrush|Each of us must bring their own toothbrush]]
 
* [[Quotes without a speaker specified|Quotes without a speaker specified]]
 
* [[Quotes without a speaker specified|Quotes without a speaker specified]]
  
 
* [[thank you very much|thank you very much]] ''as distinct from just thank you''
 
* [[thank you very much|thank you very much]] ''as distinct from just thank you''
* [[jbocre: Can't we all just get along?]]
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* [[Can't we all just get along?]]
  
 
* [[We can build a church or a school|We can build a church or a school]]
 
* [[We can build a church or a school|We can build a church or a school]]
 
* [[the World|the World]] (as a Capitalized Abstraction)
 
* [[the World|the World]] (as a Capitalized Abstraction)
  
* [[jbocre: Go outside|Go outside]]
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* [[Go outside|Go outside]]
 
* [[My mother's height|My mother's height]]
 
* [[My mother's height|My mother's height]]
  
* [[jbocre: Guns don't kill people; People do]]
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* [[Guns don't kill people; People do]]
 
* [[So this is the song of the double-soul, distortedly two in one.|So this is the song of the double-soul, distortedly two in one.]]
 
* [[So this is the song of the double-soul, distortedly two in one.|So this is the song of the double-soul, distortedly two in one.]]
  
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* [[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]]
* [[jbocre: I know how many cows are here|I know how many cows are here]]
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* [[I know how many cows are here|I know how many cows are here]]
  
 
* [[a lot of water|a lot of water]]
 
* [[a lot of water|a lot of water]]
 
* [[describe human motion|describe human motion]]
 
* [[describe human motion|describe human motion]]
  
* [[jbocre: Again: ''only'']]
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* [[Again: ''only'']]
 
* [[facing the forest|facing the forest]]
 
* [[facing the forest|facing the forest]]
  
* [[jbocre: I being this individual speaker|I being this individual speaker]]
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* [[I being this individual speaker|I being this individual speaker]]
 
* "I would have killed the cat" [[conditional|conditional]]
 
* "I would have killed the cat" [[conditional|conditional]]
  
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* [[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]]
* [[jbocre: It's times like these that...|It's times like these that...]]
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* [[It's times like these that...|It's times like these that...]]
  
 
* [[One third as much water as potatoes|One third as much water as potatoes]]
 
* [[One third as much water as potatoes|One third as much water as potatoes]]
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==== Common sentences ====
 
==== Common sentences ====
  
* [[jbocre: Cheers!|Cheers!]]
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* [[Cheers!|Cheers!]]
  
 
A [[phrasebook|phrasebook]] is being created.
 
A [[phrasebook|phrasebook]] is being created.

Revision as of 16:15, 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.