tertau lujvo

x1 is the modified part/modificand of binary metaphor x2 with modifying part x3, giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5

In both English and Lojban, the word seltau is the usual way to refer to the left word in a tanru, whereas tertau refers to the right word in the tanru.


In definition:

co'au'e
trivial selbri inversion: does not invert tanru (seltau first/left, tertau second/right).
ta'u'u
Copy and paste the overall tertau of immediately preceding sumti at this location.

In notes:

mamspe
x1 is a step-parent via the mother of x2 due to marriage with the latter's mother according to law/custom x3, where said motherhood is not necessarily biological.
pa'uspe
x1 is a step-parent via the father of x2 due to marriage with the latter's father according to law/custom x3, where said fatherhood is not necessarily biological.
pavmombesy'utka
x1 is path-connected to x2 via the male-only first-born progeny/primogeniture relation; x1 is the first-born son of the first-born son of ... the first-born son of x2, connected by a graph-path passing through intermediate relations/steps (successive first-born sons) x3 (ce'o; ordered list).
pavmompazy'utka
x1 is path-connected to x2 via the (non-gendered/absolute) first-born progeny/primogeniture relation; x1 is the first-born offspring of the first-born offspring of ... the first-born offspring of x2, connected by a graph-path passing through intermediate relations/steps (successive first-born offspring) x3 (ce'o; ordered list), "first" being according to ordering rule x4 (default, as used in this definition: chronological order of birth; restrictions on legitimacy etc. may also be included here).
pavmomtixy'utka
x1 is path-connected to x2 via the female-only first-born progeny/primogeniture relation; x1 is the first-born daughter of the first-born daughter of ... the first-born daughter of x2, connected by a graph-path passing through intermediate relations/steps (successive first-born daughters) x3 (ce'o; ordered list).
rirspe
x1 is the step-parent/step-mother/step-father of x2 due to marriage with their parent according to law/custom x3.
seljavytertau
x1 is a term in binary metaphor/tanru x2 (text) with other element (modifying or being modified by) x3 so as to produce meaning x4 in context/usage/instance x5
seltau
x1 is the modifying part of binary metaphor x2 with modified part/modificand x3 giving meaning x4 in usage/instance x5
ziltau
t1 is a tanru component.
ke'e'u
Locks tanru modification order reversal (does not affect lujvo). {ke'e'unai} restores regular order
ke'oi
reverses modification order of contained tanru (does not affect lujvo).
ta'u'i
Copy and paste the overall seltau of immediately preceding sumti at this location.