BPFK Section: Quantity sumtcita as of 16 Jun 2005

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Proposed Definitions And Examples

Proposed Definition of mau

mau (BAI)
Exceeded by. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of zmadu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of zmadu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is exceeded by the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: zmadu, se mau, te mau, ve mau.
    • Keywords: exceeded by. less than.

Examples of mau Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

mi'a stali le zdani mau lo nu mi'a litru

We stay at home less than we travel.

Proposed Definition of se mau

se mau (BAI*)
More than. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of zmadu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of zmadu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is more than the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: zmadu, mau, te mau, ve mau.
    • Keywords: more than.

Examples of se mau Usage

mi'a ca nelci le cmalu trene ne semau le sorprekarce

We like the small train, more so than the bus.

mi'a litru semau lo nu stali le zdani

We travel more than we stay at home.

Proposed Definition of te mau

te mau (BAI*)
More in property. Tags a sumti as fitting the 3rd place of zmadu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 3rd place of zmadu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is exceeding something unspecified in the property which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: zmadu, mau, se mau, ve mau.
    • Keywords: more in property.

Examples of te mau Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

mi kalte lo finpe be te mau lo ka xamgu .enai lo ka tilju

I catch better fish, not heavier.

Proposed Definition of ve mau

ve mau (BAI*)
More by amount. Tags a sumti as fitting the 4th place of zmadu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 4th place of zmadu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is exceeding something unspecified by the amount which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: zmadu, mau, se mau, te mau.
    • Keywords: more by amount.

Examples of ve mau Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

mi krixa ve mau lo decti klanrbeli be li so

I yell 9 decibels louder.

Proposed Definition of po'i

po'i (BAI)
In the sequence. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of porsi. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of porsi and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is in the sequence which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: porsi, se po'i, te po'i.
    • Keywords: in the sequence.

Examples of po'i Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

la djan lumci le denci po'i lo cerni tadji

John brushes his teeth as part of his morning routine.

Proposed Definition of se po'i

se po'i (BAI*)
Sequenced by rules. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of porsi. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of porsi and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is in a sequence that is ordered by the rules which are the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: porsi, po'i, te po'i.
    • Keywords: rules for sequencing. sequenced by rules.

Examples of se po'i Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

lo'e naljibri cradi sazri cu cusku lo namcu ne se po'i tu'a lo ka zenba kei lo jivna

Ham radio operators say numbers to their competitors in increasing order.

Proposed Definition of te po'i

te po'i (BAI*)
Ordering items. Tags a sumti as fitting the 3rd place of porsi. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 3rd place of porsi and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is associated with a non-sequence-ordered set of elements which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: porsi, po'i, se po'i
    • Keywords: ordering items.

Examples of te po'i Usage

None found. Constructed example follows.

mi zbasu lo zdani te po'i lo bliku

I build a house out of blocks.

Proposed Definition of ci'u

ci'u (BAI)
On the scale. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of ckilu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of ckilu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is on the scale which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: ckilu, se ci'u.
    • Keywords: on scale.

Examples of ci'u Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

le stasu cu febvi ne'i le toknu ci'u lo si'o kelvo

The stew is boiling in the stove, which can be measured in kelvins.

Proposed Definition of se ci'u

se ci'u (BAI*)
On scale measuring. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of ckilu. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of ckilu and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is on some scale which measures the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: ckilu, ci'u.
    • Keywords: measuring.

Examples of se ci'u Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

le stasu cu febvi ne'i le toknu se ci'u lo za'i glare

The stew is boiling in the stove, which can be measured on a scale of temperature.

Proposed Definition of la'u

la'u (BAI)
Quantified. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of klani. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of klani and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is quantified by is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: klani, se la'u.
    • Keywords: quantified.

Examples of la'u Usage

doi ianxek la'u ma do pilno la ocamel

Ianxek, how much do you use OCaml?

pe'i mi citka lo finpe be la'u lo dukse

I think I eat too much fish.

Proposed Definition of se la'u

se la'u (BAI*)
In quantity. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of klani. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of klani and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is quantified by the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: klani, la'u.
    • Keywords: in quantity.

Examples of se la'u Usage

le nolraitru cu clani se la'u li so'i te la'u lo se gradu be lo mitre be li pa no no

The king (who's really tall, hundreds of metres).

(Somewhat modified.)

Proposed Definition of te la'u

te la'u (BAI*)
Measured on scale. Tags a sumti as fitting the 3rd place of klani. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 3rd place of klani and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is measured on a scale which is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: klani, la'u, ckilu.
    • Keywords: measured on scale.

Examples of te la'u Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

mi jivna limna te la'u lo si'o sutra

I swim in a competition, measuring the speed.

le ti cukta cu barda te la'u lo si'o valsi .enai lo si'o papri

This book is long measured in words, but not measured in pages.

Proposed Definition of me'a

me'a (BAI)
Undercut by. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of mleca. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of mleca and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is undercut by (more than) the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: se me'a, te me'a, ve me'a, mleca.
    • Keywords: undercut by. more than.

Examples of me'a Usage

Heavily edited from the original:

.ui me'a lo so ki'o mei lerpinsle

It is more than 9000 lines!

Proposed Definition of se me'a

se me'a (BAI*)
Less than. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of mleca. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of mleca and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is less than the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: me'a, te me'a, ve me'a, mleca.
    • Keywords: less than.

Examples of se me'a Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

mi catlu lo veltivni se me'a lo nu mi tcidu

I watch TV less than I read.

Proposed Definition of te me'a

te me'a (BAI*)
Less in property. Tags a sumti as fitting the 3rd place of mleca. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 3rd place of mleca and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is less than something unspecified in the property that is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: mleca, me'a, se me'a, ve me'a.
    • Keywords: less in property.

Examples of te me'a Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

lo canto cu cadzu te me'a lo ka sutra

Elephants walk less quickly.

Proposed Definition of ve me'a

ve me'a (BAI*)
Less by amount. Tags a sumti as fitting the 4th place of mleca. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 4th place of mleca and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is less than something unspecified by the amount that is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: mleca, me'a, se me'a, te me'a.
    • Keywords: less by amount.

Examples of ve me'a Usage

do krixa ve me'a lo decti klanrbeli be li so

You yell 9 decibels softer.

Proposed Definition of ji'e

ji'e (BAI)
Up to limit. Tags a sumti as fitting the 1st place of jimte. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 1st place of jimte and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is limited by the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: jimte, se ji'e, te ji'e.
    • Keywords: up to limit. limited by.

Examples of ji'e Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

do kakne lo nu snada kei ji'e po'o lo se djica be do

Your ability to succeed is limited only by what you desire.

You can succeed in whatever you want.

Proposed Definition of se ji'e

se ji'e (BAI*)
As a limit of. Tags a sumti as fitting the 2nd place of jimte. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 2nd place of jimte and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is a limit of the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: jimte, ji'e, te ji'e.
    • Keywords: as a limit of.

Examples of se ji'e Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

lo citno prenu cu co'a xabju lo balcu'e tcadu se ji'e lo nu verba .e lo nu makcu

Young people move to university towns, demarcating the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Proposed Definition of te ji'e

te ji'e (BAI*)
Limited in property. Tags a sumti as fitting the 3rd place of jimte. Augments the bridi in which it occurs, adding an extra, un-numbered place with the meaning of the 3rd place of jimte and then fills it with the tagged sumti. In other words, the event described by the bridi is limited in the property or domain that is the referent of the tagged sumti. See also: jimte, ji'e, se ji'e.
    • Keywords: limited in property.

Examples of te ji'e Usage

None found. Constructed example follows:

lo te cange cu crepu lo gurni te ji'e lo ka detri

Farmers harvest their grain, which is temporally constrained.

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