"conlanger" en Français?
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, April 27, 2000, 10:26|
At 04:45 26/04/00 +0100, you wrote:
>Someone - Was it Caudio? - coined IIRC 'glossopoeta' as the Italian for
>conlanger. In French that'd be 'glossopoète', or 'glossopoet' in English.
>Unfortunately, tho the second element only means 'maker', it looks too much
>like 'poet' and the compound suggests 'language poet' as much 'language
Well, that wouldn't bother me. Conlanging and poetry seem not far from one
another to me.
>I guess Latin for "conlanger" would've been 'lingifex' (gen. linguificis),
>with a derived noun 'linguificium' "conlanging". How does 'linguifice'
>sound as a possible French form?
A little over-educated maybe. And it has a resonance with "artifice" which
has often a negative meaning. But it could be a nice idea. "Linguificier"
for conlanger sounds rather nice to me :) .
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