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[lojban-beginners] Re: Greetings, and commands

On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 05:15:03PM -0600, Bodeen, Gabe wrote:
> >> What are the recommended ways to express 1st- and 3rd-person commands?
> >Can you give English examples of the kinds of commands you'd like to construct?
> "Let's go," or the ubiquitous "Vamonos" in Spanish are first person
> commands.  

doi mi'o ko cliva

or, more commonly,

.ei mi'o cliva

> As for third person commands, I've only seen them in English in the
> 501 Verbs books, as "Let him go," which still isn't quite right.
> "ko curmi lenu mi'o klama .i ko curmi lenu zo'e klama" seem possible,
> straight from the English.

Yeah, thos'll work.

> mi .e ko xe preti le se dikca

xe preti is undefined.  And why are you questioning electricity?  8)

> .i mi caze'u troci lenu mi spuda mi vau .e'ecu'i

.iku'i frili le nu spuda le drata prenu vau .e'u


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