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Re: Size of your dictionary

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Friday, April 3, 2009, 19:18
I tend to do a lot of conlang sketches and only rarely develop one more fully.

My laregst dictionary was the pictographic language I created about 25 years ago.
It had somewhere between 3000 and 4000 words. I was fluent enough in it to take
notes in my college classes. My next largest is Tazhu with only 429. My
collaborative conglang TAK got to 373 words before people lost interest and the
language died.

I have a couple different version of a php script I use with a MYSQL database to
organize my dictionaries. Here is a sample of one of them:


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

> > 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."