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Re: Size of your dictionary

From:J. Burke <rtoennis@...>
Date:Friday, April 3, 2009, 21:22
There are about 200 Central Mountain roots, from which all actual word-forming
elements are derived; I've found this to be sufficient.  There are about 7500
words total, split between six different languages.

--- On Fri, 4/3/09, Daniel Bowman <danny.c.bowman@...> wrote:

> From: Daniel Bowman <danny.c.bowman@...> > Subject: Size of your dictionary > To: > Date: Friday, April 3, 2009, 11:05 AM > Hello all- > > How many words does your conlang(s) have?  I realize > that this might be a > tricky question to answer depending on how you define > "word." > > Angosey currently has about 770.  Maybe a quarter of > these are "dead" words > that I don't really use from day to day.  I've > committed maybe half to > memory, although now that I'm keeping a diary, my > memorization is lagging > behind. > > Also, how do you keep your dictionary organized?  I > wrote an excel macro > that allows me to enter words and also search by word, > grammatical type, and > English keyword.  I can make it available if other > people want to use it, > but it may be a while-it's not working correctly yet! > > Danny >