nomconjobjs: some factors

Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 24 11:16:45 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Tom Zurinskas <truespel at> wrote:
> Is "nomconjobjs" a word? Â I think not. Â It's impossible to say. Â Coiners have got to do better than that.

It's not intended to be a word.  It's an abbreviation for a
grammatical construction: nominative + conjunction + obj.  The "s" on
the end is to make it plural.

> My Polish friend is name Czajka.  When asked how to pronounce it he says "Smith".

Czajka is pronounced [ˈtÍ¡Ê‚Ì ajka], which cannot be written in Truespel.

Randy Alexander
Jilin City, China
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