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    One thing I do, to make sure that I don't create a word who's
phonological and semantic form is strikingly similar to a natural language
word, is I create a word that I think fits for something--say, "fish"--and
then I assign it a totally different meaning.  :)  But aside from that, I
can't separate phonological representation from semantics.  After all, you
have to decide whether you want the word you're creating to be a basic,
monomorphemic word, or to be derived.  After all, your language *could* have
a monomorphemic word which means "fish", or it could be derived from the word
"bird", as, say, "swimming bird", which would, of course, affect the surface
form, and for which I random form generator wouldn't work.

-David

"fawiT, Gug&g, tSagZil-a-Gariz, waj min DidZejsat wazid..."
"Soft, driven, slow and mad, like some new language..."
                    -Jim Morrison