.ijanai

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

.ija (OR) +‎ nai (NOT)

Cmavo[edit]

.ijanai

  1. (logical connective) if

Usage notes[edit]

  • An English sentence of the form "If A then B" would translate into Lojban as "B .ijanai A".
  • This is the logical connective for material implication.
  • This is a so-called "afterthought connective". Its corresponding "forethought connective" is ganai.

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