se goi

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Assignments with goi are ambiguous in some cases, such as ko'a goi ko'e: does it assign ko'a to ko'e or vice-versa? There is a way to solve this. Let goi mean {the left thing}, from now on referred to as {the right thing}, and se goi the reverse. Ambiguity disappears. For example:

  • ko'a goi ko'eit-1, from now on referred to as it-2;
  • la .alis. se goi tiAlice, which from now on refers to this thing here.

One can extend this principle to all of GOI, with se swapping sides. For example, po = possessed byse po = possessing, and po'e = intrinsically possessed byse po'e = intrinsically possessing. (Actually, se pe, se no'u and se po'u are not different from their non-se equivalents.)