BPFK Section: General Negators

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cmavo: nai (NAI)

Proposed Definition

Negate cmavo. Causes the meaning of the attached cmavo to be the negative of the original meaning. See individual words for how this interacts with them.

Proposed Tag

See Also

  • na
  • ja'ai

Proposed Keywords

  • negate
  • negative

Usage Examples

.i.ienai mi na blanu
"Disagreement I am not blue."
.i.uinaicai lo mi gerku cu morsi
"Extreme unhappiness My dog is dead!"

Notes

Issues

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cmavo: ja'ai (NAI)

Proposed Definition

Affirm cmavo. Explicitly denies a negative on the attached cmavo. Used for answering ``pei questions, and with logical connectives. See individual words for how this interacts with them.

Proposed Tag

See Also

  • na
  • nai

Proposed Keywords

  • affirm
  • affirmative

Usage Examples

Notes

This is a proposed new cmavo.



(original discussion can be found here)

Issues

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General Section Issues

All attitudinal modifiers are weird. (zo'o)