Difference between revisions of "ja'u"

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selma'o [[BAI|BAI]]
  
The containing phrase of one or more free modifiers. Note that this is a
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;'''ja'u''' as shown by: jarco modal; 1st place, as shown by...
  
right-recursive structure, which is not the ordinary direction in the
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;'''seja'u''' showing: jarco modal; 2nd place, showing...
  
Lojban grammar. It is not clear why this is so.
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;'''teja'u''' shown to: jarco modal; 3rd place, shown to audience...
  
All of these free modifiers are supposed to be able to appear anywhere
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''ja'o'' used to be the jarco modal, but that got reassigned for some reason.
  
in a sentence.
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I can find no actual moment at which ja'o from jarco bit the ground, but the reason was the same as that for [[jbocre: ci'a|ci'a]]: it was hopelessly malglico in the intended sense.  --[[jbocre: John Cowan|John Cowan]]
 
 
In general, free modifier sequences can appear almost anywhere in a
 
 
 
sentence. In practice, though, this is not the case. Here is the
 
 
 
beginning of what will some day be a complete list of the exceptions:
 
 
 
* Inside a number/lerfu-string/lerfu-word
 
* Inside a simple-tense-modal
 
 
 
* Inside a [[jbocre: zei|zei]]-[[jbocre: lujvo|lujvo]], because they are merged into a single token by a preparser rule ([[jbocre: parse step 4a]]).
 
* Inside a connective (ek, jek, joik, gihek, gek, guhek, gik)
 
 
 
* Inside a vocative head
 
* somewhere else?
 
 
 
Note that this rule does not include [[jbocre: UI|UI]] attitudinals,
 
 
 
because this is covered by a special lexer rule that attaches them to
 
 
 
the preceding tokens ([[jbocre: parse step 4e]]), and in the cases where attitudinals '''precede''' a
 
 
 
whole sentence or utterance, [[jbocre: indicators_411]] is referenced directly in
 
 
 
those rules.
 

Revision as of 16:53, 4 November 2013

selma'o BAI

ja'u as shown by
jarco modal; 1st place, as shown by...
seja'u showing
jarco modal; 2nd place, showing...
teja'u shown to
jarco modal; 3rd place, shown to audience...

ja'o used to be the jarco modal, but that got reassigned for some reason.

I can find no actual moment at which ja'o from jarco bit the ground, but the reason was the same as that for ci'a: it was hopelessly malglico in the intended sense. --John Cowan