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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 language
>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
Two I have used for some time; Lexicogeny Rhematopoeia 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". ----- eldin