tanru

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From Lojban tanru.

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tanru (plural tanru)

  1. (Lojban grammar) A compound brivla; that is, a sequence of two or more brivla with possible intervention/incrustation of cmavo to modify the way in which the brivla associate. (Left on their own, the brivla behave in a left-associative manner, where each brivla is modified by the brivla or sub-tanru to its left, before going on to modify the brivla to its right.[1]) The component brivla maintain their separateness (i.e., they are separated by spaces), making tanru different from lujvo.

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

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Gismu[edit]

tanru (rafsi tau)

  1. (grammar, selbri (predicate)) x1 is a binary metaphor (possibly containing cmavo (structure words/particles) formed with x2 modifying x3, giving meaning x4 in language x5
  2. (grammar, sumti (argument)) phrase compound
  3. (Pure-Lojban Dictionary) x1 gunma x2 ce'o x3 vu'o noi ro lo re ke'a se smuni lo selbri ku'o gi'e se smuni lo selbri poi jalge lo nu x2 stika x3


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