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The Topic List
« on: March 02, 2010, 10:52:50 pm »
Because words so often relate to other words, I hope to organize most of the list we send to Frommer by broad topic/semantic categories.  It's also easier for us, to see what has gone on in a particular area when we think we need a word.  Here's the list I'm currently working with (though it may need some tweaking):

Edit (Mar 4): Old topic list obliterated.  The one from here is better.

  • The physical world
  • Kinship
  • Animals
  • The body
  • Food and drink
  • Clothing and grooming   
  • The house
  • Agriculture and vegetation
  • Basic actions and technology
  • Motion
  • Possession
  • Spatial relations
  • Quantity
  • Time   
  • Sense perception   
  • Emotions and values
  • Cognition
  • Speech and language
  • Social and political relations   
  • Warfare and hunting   
  • Law
  • Religion and belief
  • Modern world
  • Miscellaneous function words

Some words will sensibly go into several categories.  Don't go nuts deciding the perfect one.
« Last Edit: March 04, 2010, 07:04:17 pm by wm.annis »
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Re: The Topic List
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2010, 07:36:06 am »
someone might add an advice that everyone should look in the newest dictionary
i guess its this http://mwf-data.clonk2c.ch/dvi/attach/NaviDictionary.pdf

although that should be clear i saw many requests for words that already exist

and of cause that everybody sould use the search function inside this forum before posting.
« Last Edit: March 04, 2010, 03:42:53 am by 'eylan na'viyä »

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Re: The Topic List
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2010, 03:40:16 pm »
The Wiktionary (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Na%27vi) has a lot of plural and infix forms that might make it easier for folks only familiar with root words. Perhaps that should be pointed to as a reference as well?

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