experimental anaphorics

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Adnex-bound pro-sumti and zo'au

zo'au KOhA 
begin postnex
  • Every zo'au corresponds to an implicit or explicit zo'u in the same bridi. zo'u...zo'au correspondences nest. Every implicit or explicit zo'u terminates a prenex. Every zo'au begins a postnex. A postnex and its matching prenex jointly form an adnex. Scope of elements within the same adnex is left-to-right: the earlier element has scope over the later. Items in an outer adnex have scope over every item in an inner adnex.
koi'a KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
koi'e KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
koi'i KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
koi'o KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
koi'u KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
foi'a KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
foi'e KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
foi'i KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
foi'o KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
foi'u KOhA 
adnex-bound pro-sumti
  • Binding of adnex-bound pro-sumti in a prenex. The nth adnex-bound pro-sumti in a prenex is bound by the nth adnex-bound pro-sumti in the postnex portion of the same adnex.
  • Binding of adnex-bound pro-sumti, A, that is not in a prenex:
    • If there is another adnex-bound pro-sumti, P, in a prenex with scope over A, and P and A have the same shape, then P binds A.
    • Otherwise, A is bound by sumti S (as if S were S goi A), where S is the leftmost sumti satisfying the following conditions:
      • S is in an adnex with scope over A.
      • S is not a quantified da-series KOhA.
      • S does not already contain a goi KOhA.
      • S does not already bind an earlier adnex-bound pro-sumti.
  • I think the above requires a better explanation, as it sounds like it could be useful - but everything below here seems like frivolous ways to save syllables. It is not a flaw in Lojban if sentences happen to be longer than their English equivalents! --rab.spir
  • And Rosta:
    • It is a flaw in Lojban if we shun the precision it affords us just because the precision requires too much verbosity. There is no implicit comparison to English; English is incapable of the precision, fullstop.

Anaphor-binding terminators

KU

kei'a 
interpreted as if ku goi ko'a
kei'e 
interpreted as if ku goi ko'e
kei'i 
interpreted as if ku goi ko'i
kei'o 
interpreted as if ku goi ko'o
kei'u 
interpreted as if ku goi ko'u
fei'a 
interpreted as if ku goi fo'a
fei'e 
interpreted as if ku goi fo'e
fei'i 
interpreted as if ku goi fo'i
fei'o 
interpreted as if ku goi fo'o
fei'u 
interpreted as if ku goi fo'u
boi'a KEI 
interpreted as if cei broda were assigned to terminated bridi
boi'e KEI 
interpreted as if cei brode were assigned to terminated bridi
boi'i KEI 
interpreted as if cei brodi were assigned to terminated bridi
boi'o KEI 
interpreted as if cei brodo were assigned to terminated bridi
boi'u KEI 
interpreted as if cei brodu were assigned to terminated bridi
vau'a VAU 
interpreted as if cei broda were assigned to terminated bridi
vau'e VAU 
interpreted as if cei brode were assigned to terminated bridi
vau'i VAU 
interpreted as if cei brodi were assigned to terminated bridi
vau'o VAU 
interpreted as if cei brodo were assigned to terminated bridi
vau'u VAU 
interpreted as if cei brodu were assigned to terminated bridi

Anaphor-binding ZOhU

ZOhU

kau'a 
interpreted as if ce'u goi ko'a zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi ko'a zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
kau'e 
interpreted as if ce'u goi ko'e zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi ko'e zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
kau'i 
interpreted as if ce'u goi ko'i zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi ko'i zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
kau'o 
interpreted as if ce'u goi ko'o zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi ko'o zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
kau'u 
interpreted as if ce'u goi ko'u zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi ko'u zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
fau'a 
interpreted as if ce'u goi fo'a zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi fo'a zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
fau'e 
interpreted as if ce'u goi fo'e zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi fo'e zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
fau'i 
interpreted as if ce'u goi fo'i zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi fo'i zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
fau'o 
interpreted as if ce'u goi fo'o zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi fo'o zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.
fau'u 
interpreted as if ce'u goi fo'u zo'u if following ka or du'au and as if ke'a goi fo'u zo'u if following poi, noi, voi or poi'i.

x1-binders

oi'a I 
interpreted as if i la'e di'u
kai'a NU 
interpreted as if ka ce'u
dau'au NU 
interpreted as if du'au ce'u
poi'ai NU 
interpreted as if poi'i ke'a
poi'a NOI 
interpreted as if poi ke'a
noi'a NOI 
interpreted as if noi ke'a
voi'a NOI 
interpreted as if voi ke'a