Wormword

noun
A word, which when spoken inveigles its way into the mind of the speaker and manifests itself in his flesh.
Origin
Named for the parasitic manifestation caused by the word.
Source
Entry Taken from a Medical Encyclopedia

Voxware

noun
A hardware/software device that synthesises speech.
Origin
Formed from vox (voice) and the suffix ‘-ware’.
Source
Embassytown

Trid

adjective
Having or appearing to have length, breadth, and depth.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘tri-dimensional’.
Source
Embassytown

Exoterre

noun
A species not originating from the planet Terre.
Origin
Formed from éxō (foreign) and terra (ground).
Source
Embassytown

Floaking

verb
Practising the life-technique of aggregated skill, luck, laziness and chutzpah.
Origin
Coined by immersers.
Source
Embassytown

Immernaut

noun
A crewperson aboard a vessel that breaches the meniscus of everyday space.
Origin
Derived from immersum (under the surface) and nautēs (sailor).
Source
Embassytown