I’ve been having this dream lately about the word “aswermic.” Actually I’ve been hearing the word aswermic a lot lately being spoken in my dreams.
So this morning I looked it up and could not find it in any English dictionary, ancient or modern.
I’ve tried variants as well, different constructions and possible conjugations (if that is the case) such as aswarmic, aswirmic, aswormic, aswurmic, and aswyrmic. Or aswerma, aswormae, aswarmos, etc.
From looking at the variants I thought possibly that the world might be a root term which is possibly Sanskrit in origin, but I can’t find anything so far on it or any of the variants.
If I can’t find anything then I guess it will be up to me to define it and I’ll consider it a neologism.
Why I keep hearing it in my dreams or what it defines or might possibly imply I do not yet know. Maybe it is related to the novel I’m writing, to the languages I am inventing (though it doesn’t seem related to those languages, as aswermic seems Latin in origin, but isn’t, and aswurmic seems almost Sanskrit, but doesn’t appear to be), but so far I have no answer and no joy.
I guess I’ll just have to keep working at it and assume there is some meaning behind the term I’ve yet to discover. In the meantime I’ll work it as a neologism and see where that might lead.
If any of you guys have ever encountered the term, or a term like it, in whatever language, please let me know as I’d be curious as to what it means and from where it originates.