Re: Word Creation
|From:||Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 13, 2006, 1:00|
On Sun, 11 Jun 2006 15:28:06 -0600, Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>
>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 languageto
>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.
Two I have used for some time;
But of course "word-building" and "word-making" and "word-forming" are much
used; and the most frequent seems to be "coining", sometimes "word-coining".