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In this lesson we have covered the following:
The uses and usefulness of terminators.
Time cmavo: pu, ca, and ba.
Time intervals: zi, za and zu.
Duration: ze'i, ze'a and ze'u.
Location: vi, va, vu and bu'u.
Direction: fa'a, to'o, zu'a (and so on).
Negation: na'e, no'e and to'e.
x1 carries/hauls/bears/transports cargo x2 to x3 from x4 over path x5; x1 is a carrier/[porter]
x1 is full/completely filled with x2
x1 [container] is empty/vacant of x2 [material]; x1 is hollow
x1 takes/gets/gains/obtains/seizes/[removes] x2 (object/property) from x3 (possessor)
x1 is/acts as a friend of/to x2 (experiencer); x2 befriends x1
x1 is made of/contains/is a quantity of wine from fruit/grapes x2
x1 observes/[notices]/watches/beholds x2 using senses/means x3 under conditions x4
Translation exercises are not your master, either, but they are your business! Translate from Lojban; assume the story is happening in the here-and-now:
Translate into Lojban these (hopefully much less brain-squelching than the previous lesson's) sentences: