In message <[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] writes: > Mon, 28 Apr 1997, Phil Hunt: > > Of course, it is likely that an auxlang will have more than one way of > > saying a concept that isn't a root word. Eg in Eurolang, the concept > > "fuel" can be expressed by: > > > > _combuster_ = stuff that burns > > _combustized_ = stuff that is burned > > _combustablon_ = stuff that can be burned > > Phil, a root word meaning "fuel" would be better, IMHO. I don't agree. The root for 'fuel' would probably be _carburant_ which is FIS. But _combust_ is EFIS and therefore understood by more people. Also an extra root would mean unnecessary extra learning. -- Phil Hunt. See <http://www.vision25.demon.co.uk/index.htm> for info on Eurolang / Politics / Voting Systems / Basic Income.