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Adding New Words

From:Michael Adams <abrigon@...>
Date:Saturday, May 27, 2006, 14:42
I know from history, that modern Hebrew is sort of a language of
lore, but also a conlang since it was added to to make modern
Hebrew, but also it is now a NATLANG

Question is, how to add new words to a language like Hebrew?

Also how it compares to NATLANGs that are related..

I know I can tell the difference from Hebrew from Arabic, they
are cousin languages,but Arabic has a more natural flow and as
well as a natural change, much like Grimms law, how some sounds
soften and more?

Arabic is less harsh, while Hebrew has alot of harsh sounds. Or
so to my ears, not that I am not used to said sounds.. Was once
trying to learn Inupiaq/Yupik and maybe Siberian Yupik, three
languages with a bit of throat and harsh sounds to some, but it
was okay..

But the question is, how does one add to a language new terms?
Adapt ones from the language that the term is from, such as
Internet, Viruses, Worms and like, or create something from the
rules of your conlang? Or something else? Like use your word for
Worm for the concept of Worm and so on, or what?



Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>