tamsmi lujvo

x1 has form x2, similar in form to x3 in property/quality x4.

In definition:

tamsmi modal, 1st place (like)/(in manner 2) resembling ...; sharing ideal form ...
setai (comp!)
tamsmi modal, 2nd place similarly; resembling ... (in ideal form).
tetai (comp!)
tamsmi modal, 3rd place similarly; sharing common ideal form ...
vetai (comp!)
tamsmi modal, 4th place similarly; sharing ideal form in property ...

In notes:

x1 is shaped (physically/geometrically) like x2, with shape x3
x1 is the way or manner in which activity/event x2 is done/happens
lu'ei (exp!)
convert a grammatical quotation to a tanru unit; x1 expresses/says the quoted text for audience x2 via expressive medium x3.
tai'i (exp!)
Converts following cmevla or zoi-quote into phenomime.