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Re: TECH: man bites dog problem

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> 1. I guess {re lo mu broda} becomes {re boi mu broda}.

No, that's ungrammatical.  "re lo mu broda" is scoped in conjunction,
like "lo mu broda" (note that there must really be only five broda).

> 2. How does {re broda} vs {re lo broda} help to disambiguate
>    A.  re le mu nanmu cu batci ci le mu gerku
> ? It doesn't help, I think, unless {ci lo le mu gerku} is
> okay. If it indeed doesn't help, then either a more general
> solution is needed, or, at least, we still need a ruling on
> whether A. is 3 dogs or 6 dogs.

Three dogs.  To get six dogs, use:

	re me le mu nanmu cu batci ci me le mu gerku

with the new definition of "me".  This is equivalent to:

	re da poi me le mu nanmu vau ci de poi me le mu gerku zo'u da batci de

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