x_{1} is a basis/foundation/underlying or fundamental principle of x_{2}; x_{1} is at the bottom of x_{2}.

x_{2} is founded on basis x_{1} (= selcmu for reordered places); (adjective:) x_{1} 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.

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

- genja
- x
_{1}is a root [body-part] of plant/species x_{2}; [metaphor: immobile, supporting, nourishing]. - jamfu
- x
_{1}is a/the foot [body-part] of x_{2}; [metaphor: lowest portion] (adjective:) x_{1}is pedal. - krasi
- x
_{1}(site/event) is a source/start/beginning/origin of x_{2}(object/event/process). - zbepi
- x
_{1}is a pedestal/base/stand/pallet supporting x_{2}(object/event), of materials/properties x_{3}. - cmuselzba
- x
_{1}=z2=j_{1}is an infrastructure built by x_{2}=z=1 out of x_{3}=z_{3}for x_{4}=j_{2} - cmuzilkri
- x
_{1}(du'u) is an axiom/doctrine/creed/postulate about subject x_{2}, foundational to system x_{3} - fibrycmu
- x
_{1}=j_{1}is the cellulose of fibre x_{2}=j_{2}=f_{1} - mrecmu
- x1 is a standard of x2 (x2 can be anything used for measurement or comparison)
- samcmu
- x
_{1}=j_{1}is an operating system for computer x_{2}=j_{2}=s_{1}.