Lexicon milestones

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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: 65,595 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.
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Ooh! 7,777 -- a number Lao Kou's Géarthnuns speakers would just adore!
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My Kankonian-English dictionary: 65,595 words and counting

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: 65,595 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: 65,595 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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Post by Khemehekis »

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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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 65,595 words and counting

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: 65,595 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!

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