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The newest word in Humrayan is "Khiospa," which is the name for Cytisus Scoparius, commonly called "Broom." Broom grows everywhere around the areas where I live; I needed a name for it in my conlang. They have bunches of pretty yellow flowers:

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Thanks to Eldin, Humrayan has a new word: "Sarpanagha," which is the Humrayan word for a plant disease called "Witch's Broom":

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Sarpanagha has two parts to it: "Sarpa" comes from the Sanskrit word "Sarpa," meaning "Snake," which is related to the word "Serpent." And "Nagha" means "Knot." Sarpanagha, because the Witch's Broom looks like a "rat king" of snakes.
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MissTerry wrote: 29 May 2022 17:30 The newest word in Humrayan is "Khiospa," which is the name for Cytisus Scoparius, commonly called "Broom." Broom grows everywhere around the areas where I live; I needed a name for it in my conlang. They have bunches of pretty yellow flowers:

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Oh, cool. Broom is known as frazhea in Kankonian.

The newest Kankonian word is nakhiy, a one-morpheme word meaning "to descry, to catch sight of, to spy". I don't know how the absence of a word for this in Kankonian escaped detection for so many years!
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The newest word in Basha Humrayan is "Hebragnayaca" (he-brag-NAY-ah-cha) which means "June Bug."

Hebragnayaca is made of two main partsː Hebra + Agnayaca.

Hebra comes from the Ancient Egyptian word "hprr/hprj" (Kheper/Khepri) meaning a Scarab Beetle. Agnayaca is the Humrayan name for the month of June. Agnayaca is named after the Vedic god of fire Agni, and the final +ca ending of Agnayaca is a truncation of the Humrayan word "Candla" [from Sanskrit Candra] meaning moon and month.

Hebragnayaca literally means the Scarab of Agni's Month (the beginning of the season of Summer, the hottest season of the year).

The Hebrangayaca is the sacred Sun Beetle of the Humrayan Sun god "Sulaya" [from Sanskrit Surya + Latin Sol]. It is sent by Sulaya to the earth as a sign of the commencement of Summer.
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Hebragnayaca is made of two main partsː Hebra + Agnayaca.

Hebra comes from the Ancient Egyptian word "hprr/hprj" (Kheper/Khepri) meaning a Scarab Beetle. Agnayaca is the Humrayan name for the month of June. Agnayaca is named after the Vedic god of fire Agni, and the final +ca ending of Agnayaca is a truncation of the Humrayan word "Candla" [from Sanskrit Candra] meaning moon and month.
Interesting you mention this bc in my conlang I have roots for kheb- where khebra means mystical land of the lion kings. Kheb means abode/heaven. Different to -álce meaning place/location. In this lang you can't do khebálce as this would mean death's door. Oh a new word I just made up.
Sikatāyām kaṇam lokasya darśasi, svargam phale vanye ca.
See a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower.
Ānantam tava karatalena darasi, nityatām ghaṇṭabhyantare ca.
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.
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The newest word in Kobardon is kosar 'worried' and its adverb form kosat.
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Kuhlakaruugma Kuhphikan is my newest word in Humraya.

Kuhlaka = spot
Ruugma = disease
Kuhphika = monkey [+N suffix makes it an adjective]

Kuhlakaruugma Kuhphikan means "Monkeypox."
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Newest word in Fuda:
fussa ['fu.sːɑ] "way of speaking"

Newest word in Näzyuva:
dzäghmat ['ʣæɣ.mät] "pear"

Newest word in Kuana:
paryn ['pa.ryn] "prickly pear cactus"
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The newest word in Proto-Western-Archipelagic (PWA) is:
ḱcɛ̀ /kʰʦʰɛ/
  • 1. to drench, to make thoroughly or completely wet
    2. to soak, to soak through
    3. to drown X (in Y)
    4. to flood X
    5. to radiate
    6. to emit a lot
    7. to be (very) noisy
    8. to jam a signal
    9. to drown out a sound
    10. to overwhelm enemy forces, to overwhelm in a fight
    11. to be too much, to be excessive
    12. to spread messily
    13. to make a mess, spec. with liquid, gelatinous material, gushy material, and/or granular material, to make a mess that is quite difficult to clean up
    14. to arrive, after a long and arduous trip or journey
    15. to realize, after a long and arduous time of studying and/or not understanding
The verb is quite flexible. I've been on a polysemy kick recently which really adds particularity to the flavour of a language. It's also notable that the realizations of the verb will often require slightly different syntactic environments as well as different nouns. I didn't separate these out based on their transitivity either, but I'll clean it up as I continue.
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I just made the first ever word for my new conlang: /su.'ka/. It means "tree."
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My most recent word in Ligodu is lo'omssaf /lo:mʃaf/, which simply means 'field'. Ligodu is still in a pretty early stage of development, so lo'omssaf literally just means 'grass place'.
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What I've been doing lately is thinking about cognates between Lihmelinyan and Arculese:

eagle

Lih. elássēr Arc. iláttīr

shoulder

Lih. érkanan Arc. írkanom

pine tree

Lih. álgēn Arc. álgif

The latter one being the oddest one. -if from Proto Mantic -ens (-ns to -f, regular sound change in Arculese, cf. Arc. accusative plural ending -f with Lih. -ns)
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The current newest is /majajul̪amaw/ <mayayulhamaw> n.uncle and nibling. Gloss of Ma-yayu-lha-maw MASC-father-DIM-DYAD
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Allekanger wrote: 03 May 2020 16:30 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.
In my Welsh based conlang Gwernox, the newest word is KENGOR. Meaning advice. It's pronounced KENG-GOR. And it comes from the Welsh Cyngor.
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The newest Kankonian word is krawavom, meaning "feminine product". It comes from krawavi (to menstruate; menstruation) + the suffix -om, on analogy with khuphus (feces) -> khuphusom (diaper). -om is a suffix for bags that appears in words like wensom (grocery bag), *uyubom (potato sack), and sabazom (loot sack).
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My language (Cere:adei) is hosted on CWS, and I've been working through some LexiBuild sets. The newest word so far:

Xe: /xeː/ (reduplicated plural pattern)
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1. Law, Rule
2. Command, Order
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What is the newest word in Rireinutire? That depends on your definition of 'word'.

You could say that the newest word is the one meaning 'slang', ie. definitions 3 and 4 of
puru /ˈpuɹu/ n. i.
1. dialect, variant speechform;
2. accent (as in 'X-ish accent');
3. slang, jargon (esp. technical), techspeak;
4. slang, argot, cant

That is the definition I created the most recently. Or, you could say that the newest word is the newest lemma form, which is
nainopoya /ˈnɑiˌnopojɑ/ n. r. slanderer, defamer

The latter is slightly older, but by less than an hour. Then again, you could say that the newest word is the newest root. That took a little digging, but CWS records show that the newest root (from 26 October) is
ñamu /ˈŋɑmu/ n. i.
1. shadow (imperfect or faint representation);
2. shape, figure (esp. indistinct); indistinct object;
3. (pattern recognition) pattern

So, one of those three.
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The newest word in my language Wiyule, is masi, which is mint.
Bu mac zoom pana shem.
Me too sexy for shirt.
Bu mac zoom pana shem.
Me too sexy for shirt.
Kle mac bu run
So sexyI hurt


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Shadzire (Šajire)

tá- v, inf. táer "give"

Sa minonē elde tásayen.
[sɐ mínɵnɘː ɘldɘ tásɐjɘn]
sa minone-e elde tá-sa-yen-∅
3.NOM orange-ACC 1.DAT give-3.AN-3.INAN-NPST.CONT
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