Lojban Made Easy/L2

Cmene (pronounced shmeh neh, ʃmɛnɛ) are Lojbanized names. All cmene are preceded by "la" and end in a consonant followed by a period. If it starts with a vowel, it will have a period before.

  1. Write the name with the Lojban alphabet
    1. Ch → Tc
    2. Sh → C
    3. Y → I
    4. W → U
    5. J → Dj
  2. If it ends in a vowel, insert any consonant, though "s" is most common

Examples: Harold → xeirold → la xeirold. Susan → suzen → la suzen. Harry → xeiri → la xeiris. Einstein → ainstain → la .ainstain.

PracticeEdit

Write the cmene for the following names

  1. Mary
  2. Mark
  3. Harriet
  4. Jennifer
  5. Obama
  6. Dorothy
  7. Toto

AnswersEdit

  1. la meiris.
  2. la mark.
  3. la xeiriet.
  4. la djenefer.
  5. la .obamas.
  6. la dortis.
  7. la totos.