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Re: Klingon cardinal directions

Fiat Knox (fiat_knox@yahoo.co.uk)



So, shaped roughly like the Klingon trefoil, then?

Peace,


Alex.

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--- On Mon, 29/6/09, MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com> wrote:

> From: MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com>
> Subject: Re: Klingon cardinal directions
> To: tlhingan-hol@kli.org
> Date: Monday, 29 June, 2009, 7:36 PM
> In a message dated 6/29/2009 11:15:07
> Eastern Daylight Time, 
> sboozer@uchicago.edu
> writes:
> 
> > While the four main compass points used in the
> Federation (north, east, 
> > south, west) are distributed evenly (that is, they are
> 90 degrees apart from 
> > each other: north is 90 degrees away from east, east
> is 90 degrees away 
> > from south, and so on), this is not the case in the
> Klingon system. The three 
> > directions are not evenly spaced (that is, they are
> not 120 degrees apart 
> > from each other). Instead, the areas associated with
> {'ev} and {tIng} are 
> > closer to each other than either is to the area
> associated with {chan}. (The 
> > areas associated with {'ev} and {tIng} are something
> like 100 degrees 
> > apart from each other, and each is 130 degrees away
> from the area associated 
> > with {chan}.)
> > 
> 
> Can {chanvo'} (from the east) be used for "westward" then?
> 
> lay'tel SIvten
> 
> 
> 
> 


      






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