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The lecxicon isn't closed - Dr. Okrand can still add to it, and does
so on a regular basis.  But yes, individual speakers are discouraged
from neologism, so its not really a living language or a viable
auxlang in its present form.



On 12/13/08, Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 16:24, R A Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> While it could, of course, be used as an auxlang *here* (as, indeed, could
>> Klingon), it is certainly not intended as such.
>
> I'd like to disagree on the Klingon front; its vocabulary is much too
> limited to be useful as an auxlang, and the vocabulary canon has
> traditionally been considered closed, with new coinages not being
> licit.
>
> (I suppose some kind of Neo-Klingon might be elaborated by a kind of
> Klingon Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, but that would be a separate language.)
>
> Cheers,
> --
> Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]>
>

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