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9 terms

Lojban Cmavo - UI3a (Discursives)

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bi'u
newly introduced information - previously introduced information
jo'a
metalinguistic affirmer
kau
marks word serving as focus of indirect question: "I know WHO went to the store"
li'o
omitted text (quoted material)
na'i
metalinguistic negator
pau
optional question premarker
sa'a
material inserted by editor/narrator (bracketed text)
ta'u
expanding the tanru - making a tanru
li'oi
marks word as being optional, i.e. the bridi would still be both grammatical AND reflect the speakers opinion/intention would the marked construct be left out