Re: Comparison of philosophical languages
|From:||Shreyas Sampat <ssampat@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 19:26|
> OK. You are right. "Hell" and "god" are common words,
> but you would not use them frequently as root words.
> "Religious" is a more versatile root word than "hell" or
> "god" and so it has to be the only religious root word in a
> limited vocabulary of the root words.
I find, looking at your tables, that you have a great deal of roots like
"manipulation", "communication", "philosophical", "atmospheric". Lots
In my experience, it's much more common for concrete roots to occur
first, and abstractions to come out of them. Examine the words above.
Not a single one is monomorphemic. I suggest that you consider, rather
than filling your roots with abstracts, you find more concrete roots,
and make use of an abstractivizer (making "legal" out of "rule", for