Re: Senjecan lexicon
- On Mon, 5 Aug 2013 21:52:39 -0400, C. Brickner <tepeyachill@...> wrote:
>My lexicons never get anywhere near that!
> I have finally finished counting the number of words in the Senjecan lexicons.
> Counting only the lemmata, there are 3,418 words.
> Counting compounds and derivative words the total would be 3-4 times greater.
> Some time ago there was a thread about the percentage of verbs in a lexicon.I haven't found the thread, so I don't know the significance. But aren't nouns more likely to be derived or compounds?
> I have figured that out. 49% of the lemmata are verbs.
> What is the significance of that, if any?