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Cowan to Nick:
>la nitcion. cusku di'e
>> lijgu'i
>> would just be a light beam in general; we'd need another word for laser
>> specifically.
>The Chinese word is ji1 guang1, which I take to mean {frati gusni} or perhaps
>{terfrati gusni}, following the English form "(light amplification by)
>stimulated (emission of) radiation".  How about fragu'i?
>Of course, that could just as well be one of those lights that flashes
>when you push a button.

To me the essence of laser is its coherence - how about diknydenmygusni or
diknycarmygusni depending on emphasis.