there are a few problems
1. Any given tp word has a variety of meaning in different context. Should we try to list them all or try for one definition that covers them all or just go for the most common cases?
2. Who decides that a proposed definition is a good one?
3. Is the ability to create such definitions a real test of mastery of tp or even of its vocabulary (not the most important thing, probably)?
'soweli sewi' requires the biological hierarchy be spatialized, which it is not obviously in tp. This looks like flying cows or mountain goats.
... making a same-language dictionary is hardly a primitive task.
Hathor and Nanda all the other divine animals
'soweli toki' and 'soweli olin'
Correct: general + general = extra general.xy' can mean just about anything in a very broad area.
meat -- "soweli moku" (a body for eating). "palisa soweli" -- bone.'moku soweli' would be used for meat
Good idea -- to explain tp-words by tp-words. tp-parents explain tp-words for their children. What does a "soweli"? "soweli li moku e kili e pan e kala e waso e kasi e pipi e... "soweli moli li moku e kin jan". This approach is good for kids.I think that, if these definitions are to be useful at all, they need to be expository: 'soweli li moku e ona'
Every language has experts. By default logic, tp also must have them. For me, at least, expert can explain any word of its area. This is basic indicator of a teacher (trainer). What is your definition of tpers? What he can doNor a particularly useful way to detect expert tpers.
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