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What is the newest word in your conlang?

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I couldn't find an earlier thread on the same topic, so I though I'd create a new one. With some inspiration from this thread I would like to know: what is the most recent addition to your conlang's lexicon? How did it come to be (sudden flash of inspiration, derivation of previously existing words etc.)? What are your own reflections on your new word?

Feel free to include its meaning, pronunciation, glossing, derivation, conscript, etymology, concultural context and/or real word inspiration for your word. Please limit entries to one word for each post. You're welcome to post new words as your lexicon is expanded.

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in my triple S philosophical language (1 Sound=1 Sense=1 Sign) each sign is a lexeme and there is no difference between words and texts...
so no more new lexeme-word since forty years...
last word I work on is a 2D 17² signs folk name of the language I found back for adapting it in 3D rhizome form...
strange as it may seem, this word is a translation of a text that I read long time ago and then forgot, and which fits perfectly with the definition of my language, even though the work done to build it having ever taken this idea as a model...
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In Yélian, the most recent words are númalo and páriero, both meaning "rent", but used in different standard varieties.

númalo derives from num "place to live" + an isolated morpheme -alo, not found anywhere else in the language.
páriero derives from pária "to move" + ero "money".
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Poswa:
I dont really write them down in order so I cant be absolutely sure of this but my best guess for most recent word in Poswa is
tšamba, "presiding over a nation". The etymology is complicated, ... it derives from Play kiasta mivi a , "president" + "nation" + "have". The /-ta/ was mistaken for an agentive suffix and thus dropped. The rest is normal sound changes. The IPA of this word is /tʃɔmʷba/; the vowel in the stressed syllable changes because the coda is labialized (which I dont mark in spelling in most environments).

kiasta is also the most recent word in Play.

Pabappa:
umm .... pompi "underpants". From Play /penupi/, ultimately a loan from Baywatch.

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hema "to give birth", from Play /ču ip ma/, "to push a baby with one's womb". Cant get more explicit than that.
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Most recent Lihmelinyan word seems to be the noun taíhēr, /ˈtai̯.xeːr/ a masculine r-stem noun (genitive singular tihrés) which means "master" or "lord".

I already have the roots tah-/tih- in other words referring to similar concepts (like tahsánzēr, which means "magistrate" and is also used in an academic context to mean "dean") but I realized I lacked the more basic word. So in a way it's a back-formation. :)

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blanmoshi [ˌblanˈmouʃi] full-blooded, full-blood, pure

and

blanmoshios [ˌblanmouˈʃi.ous] (racial) purity

These two related words are the newest additions to Kankonian.

Blan means "brown", while moshi means "ancestry, descent, blood". Kankonians' skin is brown, and as a result blan also has the meaning of "true blue". A bein blan (brown boy) is "one of the boys", while a piva blan (brown girl) is "one of the girls". A blahatz blan (brown day) is an ordinary day.

-os is a suffix that turns an adjective into an abstract noun (like -ness).
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