0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

Lojban For Beginners — velcli befi la lojban. bei loi co'a cilre

Robin Turner

Nick Nicholas


Table of Contents
Preface — lidne prosa
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

1. Sounds, names and a few attitudes
Vowels
Consonants
Special Characters
Alphabet
'Correct' pronunciation
Lojban with attitude!
Lojban Names (cmene)
Lojban words as names
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

2. Relationships and Places
Names and relationships
Take your places...
Determining place structure
gismu as sumti
Changing Places
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

3. Commands, Questions, and Possessives
Commands
Softening the blow...
Questions
Possessives
More Possessives
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

4. Numbers, and a few more articles
Basic numbers
Numbers and articles
Proportions
Quantities
Number Questions
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

5. Times, days, dates (and abstractions)
What is the time?
Times and Events
Times and Events, Improved: Conversion
Times and Events, Improved #2: sumti tcita
Days and Months
Dates
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

6. Time and Space — basic Lojban 'tenses'
Terminators
Tenses
Time with sumti
Time and selbri
Space
More negativity
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

7. Getting Personal: Pro-sumti and more abstractions
Referring back
Assigning pro-sumti
Acronyms
Direct quotations
Indirect quotations
Some more personal pro-sumti
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

8. Swapping things round: conversion and simple lujvo
selbri conversions
sumti conversions
lujvo
Negative lujvo
Reflexives and reciprocals
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

9. Let me qualify that: internal sumti and relative clauses
Internal sumti
More internal sumti
Internal sumti tcita
Relative clauses
ke'a
Restrictive and non-restrictive
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

10. Cause and Effect
Physical causation
Motivation
Justification and Implication
Converting causes
Connecting sentences
Why?
Summary
Answers to Exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

11. Putting it together: Lojban connectives
Types of logical connectives
Connecting sumti
Connectives in tanru
Connecting bridi tails
Asking about connectives
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

12. Aspect, Vocatives, Loan Words, and Equalities
Aspect
More Aspects
Vocatives
Loan words
Equalities
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

13. Keeping it flowing: Textual cmavo
Lojban with lots more attitude
My attitudinals! All mine! (And you?)
Discursives
Erasure
Bits and pieces
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

14. Why didn't I think of that before? More connectives
Forethought connectives
Non-logical connectives
tanru grouping
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

15. Singled out: Isolating specific places
Indirect questions
Properties
From sumti to abstraction: tu'a
Raising: jai
Summary
Answers to exercises
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

A. Unsettled Business
Embedded vo'a
Unfilled places in ka-abstractions
0
(No comment)



(Optional. Used to edit your comment. Please don't use anything important.)

B. Vocabulary