Chapter 14: If Wishes Were Horses: The Lojban Connective System
20. Constructs and appropriate connectives
The following table specifies, for each kind of construct that can be logically or non-logically connected in Lojban, what kind of connective is required for both afterthought and (when possible) forethought modes. An asterisk (*) indicates that tensed connection is permitted.
A line of dashes indicates that connection of the specified type is not possible.
construct afterth. foreth. afterth. foreth. logical logical non-log. non-log. --------- ------- ------- -------- -------- bridi ijek* gek ijoik* joigik sumti ek* gek joik* joigik bridi-tails gihek* gek — joigik termsets ek* gek joik* joigik tanru parts jek guhek joik* --- operands ek* gek joik* joigik operators jek guhek joik --- tenses/modals jek — joik --- abstractors jek — joik ---