Lexember 26, 2023

Lexember 26, 2023

Welcome to the Lexember Challenge!

Every year, conlangers can take the opportunity for the month of December to challenge ourselves to add a new word to our conlang’s lexicon.

What word have you coined today? Any cultural or associated worldbuilding notes? Tell us about your inspiration!


One thought on “Lexember 26, 2023

  1. So more badly formatted Kofnea-Kolos vocab, definitely made the lexember target:


    1. shingam – spice
    2. bauas (gin.) – adj. e-paradigm, d-class. tiger
    3. iyuduune – storm-scented, a sort of perfume used in Ginieng, considered suitable for solemn occasions or mourning periods, whereas celebratory ones they traditionally wear shingam bauas
    4. uchie – respect, honor
    5. uchieshi – to respect, to honor, as toward elders, those of higher authority or standing, or to the gods
    6. imr – seat, as in imr oge uchie, “seat of honor”, a place setting set aside for gods
    7. wagmung – n. mist
    8. shiamikhi – hallway
    9. shinkos – mountain pass
    10. iuk / yuk – adj. long in duration or distance
    11. tsaho – n. darkness
    12. tsahun – n. night, as in the hours of darkness between sunset and sunrise
    13. tsahu – adj. d-class, a-paradigm. dark, as in a khotha tsahua, “dark night”
    14. sitoughra – n. feast


    And some relative “day” time terms in Paschtha dialect:

    1. yunchotaa – on that day
    2. yunchotungot – a long ago day, a while ago
    3. yunchotunga – a few days ago
    4. yunchotema – eve, foreday, i.e. the day before (a particular day or occasion)
    5. yunchowemi – day after (a particular day or occasion)
    6. yunchowunga – a few days from now
    7. yunchowungot – someday (a long way off)
    8. yunchotot – yesterday
    9. yunchotha – today
    10. yunchupta – tomorrow

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