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What parts of speech (nouns, adj., verbs, etc.) could be limited to make a language with fewer words?

This question is probably more suited for the English stackexchange, where it would be promptly closed (or at least that's my gut feeling). However, there is a way to estimate the number: the (English)...
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What parts of speech (nouns, adj., verbs, etc.) could be limited to make a language with fewer words?

The thing about languages is that they can all say the same things. If it can't say something, it hasn't come across the concept yet. And when it has, it will make up or borrow a word to fill the gap. ...
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How to safely import loan words in a conlang?

Toki Pona, a rather-successful minimalist conlang, has a (IMO) really nice process called tokiponization. The steps are these: If possible, it should be avoided. Simply translate things like "...
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How to safely import loan words in a conlang?

What I am wondering is what are the different ways you can "safely" import these words into another lang? In natlangs, the one overarching purpose behind everything in a language is to ...
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