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Re: Word Creation

From:Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...>
Date:Sunday, June 11, 2006, 21:53
On 6/11/06, Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...> wrote:
> Do we have a conlanging word that means specifically "to create a word and > place it in the lexicon?" I always feel that the word "create" falls short > as in the case of my main conglang opus right now, I have parent language to > work with. Perhaps the definition may have to even be specific to a priori > and a posteriori languages. The pharse "make up" feels to general as one > "makes up" many different things. If the word does not exist, what > suggestions do you have? > > I feel that something akin to "lexicate" may work. > > Ideas, suggestions?? > Scotto >
We've always used the term "to coin" in the projects I've been involved with. --larry