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In a message dated 2000:10:02 8:56:46 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:

>I'm working on making up a set of morphemes that can convert any (well,
>almost any) verb/noun/relative to any other. You can verbalize a noun,
>or nominalize a verb, or even verbalize a nominalized verb! Of course, each
>morpheme will carry a slight nuance; so verbalizing a nominalized verb
>will actually mean something more than the original verb itself. For
>example, in English: "to play" nominalizes to "player" which verbalizes
>to "to playerize" (i.e., to make into a person who plays). Bad example off
>the top of my head, but you get the idea -- "to playerize" has acquired
>more meaning than the original verb "to play".

    intriguing (as usual). Would it be rather neat to create a free order,
isolating language with such a system? I think that would be rather
"playful". :)

    czHANg