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On Thursday, Kankonian reached 65,000 words.

Word #65,000 was kinliuzhowino, meaning "subdirectory". It is made up of kinliu, meaning directory (of computer files), and zhowino, meaning subgroup.

The next milestones coming up are 65,432 words, 65,536 words, and 66,666 words.
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My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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Birdish has a couple thousand words now, 7,777 to be exact.

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Ooh! 7,777 -- a number Lao Kou's Géarthnuns speakers would just adore!
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31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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A long time ago, I posted this.

And today, while I was doing U and V words, Kankonian notched its 65,432nd word.

The word was zyevevios. It means "vibrancy". Zyevevios was formed by adding the abstract noun suffix -os (equivalent to -ness) to the adjective zyevevi, meaning "vibrant".

And my next milestone is coming up quite soon . . .
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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. . . and I reached the next milestone on my list.

Word #65,536 was kmoupiyebimis.

kmoup-yebim: Wilms tumor, nephroblastoma (kmoup, tumor + yebim, kidney)
kmoupiyebimi: having a Wilms tumor, nephroblastomatous (kmoup-yebim + -i)
kmoupiyebimis: Wilms tumor patient, nephroblastoma patient (kmoup-yebim + -is)

In case you haven't been following the "What did you accomplish today?" thread, -i is an adjective-forming suffix, and -is is a suffix indicating a noun for a person. Compounds with body parts are head-first, and require a hyphen. When a derivational suffix is added to such a compound, an adjectival -i- is stuck in between the two roots of the compound.
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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I just reached 500 words in Achel, the lingua franca of Keitel. Word #500 was dil, defined as video (something to be watched).

Word #501, incidentally, was zhai, defined as video (as opposed to audio).
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31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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I just reached 100 words in Yinše, which might be the most words I've ever created for a a priori conlang.

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spanick wrote:
27 May 2020 17:46
I just reached 100 words in Yinše, which might be the most words I've ever created for a a priori conlang.
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DON'T GIVE UP! Keep at it!



In other news, I've reached 1,000 words in Achel. Word #1,000 is tabhtajh, which means "age" (of a thing, not of a person or animal). Tabh is a stative verb meaning "to be old" (as in, opposite of new), while -tajh is a suffix to turn stative verbs into nouns that measure degree (ksob, to be heavy -> ksobtajh, weight, etc.)
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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I reached #2,000 in Achel! The word was Caiboulni, meaning someone who lived in Caiboul, a country that once existed on the continent of Phen. -ni is a demonym suffix. Caiboulni is a noun; where we would use it as an adjective, one has to place Caiboulni before the noun that the adjective in English would modify:

Caiboulni zannol
Caiboulni type_of_food-GP
Caiboulni food
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31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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How exciting -- my thousandth word in Txabao! I created it a few minutes ago during a lexicon-building spree.

The word is zraoqra', meaning "to share".
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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Khemehekis wrote:
09 Jul 2020 12:54
How exciting -- my thousandth word in Txabao! I created it a few minutes ago during a lexicon-building spree.

The word is zraoqra', meaning "to share".
Very nice [:D] — nice combination of meaning and wordform

Boral just recently passed 2.6k with
defas - development, progress, amplification, unfurling, course
defas < defassar unwrap, develop, progress, spur on, amplify, set loose
defassar < fassar wrap, swathe, swaddle, envelop, limit, confine
fassar < fasciō I envelop with bands, I swathe (post-classical)
fasciō < fascia band, bandage, swathe, strip, ribbon
terram impūram incolāmus
hamteu n'un mont sug
let us live in a dirty world

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Jackk wrote:
09 Jul 2020 14:51
Khemehekis wrote:
09 Jul 2020 12:54
How exciting -- my thousandth word in Txabao! I created it a few minutes ago during a lexicon-building spree.

The word is zraoqra', meaning "to share".
Very nice [:D] — nice combination of meaning and wordform
Glad you like it! I liked it too. One of the joys of reading other people's a priori conlangs, for me, is to see what kind of phonetic/orthographic concoction they came up with to express the meaning of the word -- finding the sounds that match the meaning perfectly.
Boral just recently passed 2.6k with
defas - development, progress, amplification, unfurling, course
defas < defassar unwrap, develop, progress, spur on, amplify, set loose
defassar < fassar wrap, swathe, swaddle, envelop, limit, confine
fassar < fasciō I envelop with bands, I swathe (post-classical)
fasciō < fascia band, bandage, swathe, strip, ribbon
Wow -- that's quite the chain of derivation from the Latin!
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 66,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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Khemehekis wrote:
10 Jul 2020 03:49
Wow -- that's quite the chain of derivation from the Latin!
Thank you! [:D] I love making this sort of polysemous word:
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My newest and largest conlang reached 50 words yesterday.
:fin: - C2
:eng: - ranges from A2 to B2
:swe: - ranges from A1 to A2

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