Chapter 11: Events, Qualities, Quantities, And Other Vague Words: On Lojban Abstraction

14. Table of abstractors

The following table gives each abstractor, an English gloss for it, a Lojban gismu which is connected with it (more or less remotely: the associations between abstractors and gismu are meant more as memory hooks than for any kind of inference), the rafsi associated with it, and (on the following line) its place structure.

nu event of    fasnu       nun
    x1 is an event of (the bridi)
ka  property of ckaji       kam
    x1 is a property of (the bridi)
ni  amount of   klani       nil
    x1 is an amount of (the bridi)
        measured on scale x2
jei truth-value of  jetnu       jez
    x1 is a truth-value of (the bridi)
        under epistemology x2
li'i    experience of   lifri       liz
    x1 is an experience of (the bridi)
        to experiencer x2
si'o    idea of     sidbo       siz
    x1 is an idea/concept of (the bridi)
        in the mind of x2
du'u    predication of  -----       dum
    x1 is the bridi (the bridi)
        expressed by sentence x2
su'u    abstraction of  sucta       sus
    x1 is an abstract nature of (the bridi)
za'i    state of    zasti       zam
    x1 is a state of (the bridi)
zu'o    activity of zukte       zum
    x1 is an activity of (the bridi)
pu'u    process of  pruce       pup
    x1 is a process of (the bridi)
mu'e    point-event of  mulno       mub
    x1 is a point-event/achievement
        of (the bridi)