Lexember 5: Nyi is for…

Nyilúpat [ɲəˈɫu.pət], the Kharulian word for the Muipidan language. From Old Muipidan nilo “tongue, language”, plus the Kharulian suffix -pat, used to form names of languages. This redundant derivation seems… Read more »

Lexember 4: Ul is for…

úshor [ˈu.ʃɔr] “root”, literally “earth branch” (úa “earth” + shor “branch”). Ushor has several metaphorical meanings, including: A river delta, especially the delta of the Lagendeda River that runs through… Read more »

Lexember 2: Fakh is for…

falyopwíkat [ɸə.lʲoˈpˠi.kət], meaning “river valley”. This is a late loan from Muipidan flophïyk’ïdo, itself a mangled reduplication of flo “green”. When loaning words from Muipidan, the Kharulians would include the… Read more »

Lexember 2020

Every year, conlangers celebrate December by creating a new word each day and posting it on social media. Last year, I created words for Muipidan; this year, I’ll be fleshing… Read more »