BPFK Section: Aristotelean Abstractors

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Proposed Definitions And Examples

mu'e (NU1)

Proposed Definition

mu'e is an event abstractor with the place structure x1 is a point event of (the bridi). A point event is an event that is considered a single point in time, devoid of internal structure.

Proposed Keywords

  • point event abstractor

See Also

  • {nu}
  • {co'i}

Examples of mu'e Usage

.i le mu'e le cribe lanzu cu klamu'o le tersla cu pu'o lerci
The arrival of the bear family at the party was before they were late (le la BERenstein. cribe .e. le jinga guzmrkukurbita)

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pu'u (NU1)

Proposed Definition

pu'u is an event abstractor with the place structure: x1 is a process of (the bridi) with stages x2. A process is defined as an event having a beginning, an internal structure and an end.

Proposed Keywords

  • process event abstractor

See Also

  • {nu}

Examples of pu'u Usage

.i mi tcidu lo pu'u pilno zo je .e ro da poi simsa
I'm reading the uses of 'je' and all things similar (IRC, kribacr, 12 Jul 2009 11:35:37)

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za'i (NU1)

Proposed Definition

za'i is the event abstractor with the place structure: x1 is a continuous state of (the bridi) being true. A state is defined as an event that has sharply defined natural boundaries dividing when the state exists and when it doesn't.

Proposed Keywords

  • state event abstractor

See Also

  • {nu}

Examples of za'i Usage

ri pi'egre le canko gi'e bajra se ka'a lety. zdani di'o le cicricfoi ku gi'e nupre le za'i ba noroi cliva le cicricfoi
it leaps through the window and runs to the house in the wild forest and promises never to leave the forest (la teris. po'u lo tirxu cu vitke zi'o le barda tcadu)

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zu'o (NU1)

Proposed Definition

zu'o is an event abstractor with the place structure: x1 is an activity of (the bridi) consisting of repeated actions x2. An activity is defined as an event that is considered extended in time and is cyclic or repetitive.

Proposed Keywords

  • activity event abstractor

See Also

  • {nu}

Examples of zu'o Usage

li'a mi nitcu lo zu'o cilre gasnu tu'a lo la lojban cmene
Clearly I need to learn Lojban's names (IRC, Ccodrus, 24 Dec 2009 07:38:55)

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