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This lesson has introduced the following:
Converting sentences (swapping round sumti) using se and its relatives;
Making sumti from places other than x1 by the same method;
Making lujvo using sel-, vel- etc. and short combining forms (rafsi);
Making negative lujvo using nal-.
Expressing reflexives and reciprocals using vo'a and soi.
x1 is to the north/northern side [right-hand-rule pole] of x2 according to frame of reference x3
x1 [material] is a paint of pigment/active substance x2, in a base of x3
x1 is pungent/piquant/peppery/spicy/irritating to sense x2
x1 is a/the lip [body-part]/rim of orifice x2 of body x3; (adjective:) x1 is labial
x1 (event) annoys/irritates/bothers/distracts x2
x1 is a suburban area of city/metropolis x2
x1 adds/combines x2 to/with x3, with result x4; x1 augments x2 by amount x3
x1 cooks/prepares food-for-eating x2 by recipe/method x3 (process)
x1 reflects Pakistani/Pashto culture/nationality/language in aspect x2
x1 is a street/avenue/lane/drive/cul-de-sac/way/alley/[road] at x2 accessing x3
x1 reflects/mirrors/echoes x2 [object/radiation] to observer/point x3 as x4; x2 bounces on x1
x1 needs/requires/is dependent on/[wants] necessity x2 for purpose/action/stage of process x3
x1 is to the south/southern side of x2 according to frame of reference x3
Translate from Lojban; some of the places used here are contorted into quite non-English forms, but try and be as idiomatic as possible.