jicmu -cmu- gismu

x1 is a basis/foundation/underlying or fundamental principle of x2; x1 is at the bottom of x2.

x2 is founded on basis x1 (= selcmu for reordered places); (adjective:) x1 is basic/basal/fundamental); (generally events and properties will be bases for events and states, while objects may be bases/bottoms for objects). See also cmavo list ji'u, jamfu, zbepi, genja, krasi.


In definition:

ji'u
jicmu modal, 1st place (assumptions); given that ...; based on ...
seji'u
jicmu modal, 2nd place (from basis) supporting ...; as a basis for ...

In notes:

genja
x1 is a root [body-part] of plant/species x2; [metaphor: immobile, supporting, nourishing].
jamfu
x1 is a/the foot [body-part] of x2; [metaphor: lowest portion] (adjective:) x1 is pedal.
krasi
x1 (site/event) is a source/start/beginning/origin of x2 (object/event/process).
zbepi
x1 is a pedestal/base/stand/pallet supporting x2 (object/event), of materials/properties x3.
samcmu
x1=j1 is an operating system for computer x2=j2=s1.