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Missing the sky

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 6, 2002, 13:30
Hey everybody.
I havent been around lately, as if anyone noticed ;p

Anyway tonight I was thinking about the new Rami grammar (yeah, I'm restarting
Daimyo yet again, nth time's a charm), and, trying to keep the new principles
for vocabulary in mind....ran into a very odd roadblock on my first

Rami can't have a word for "sky".
The sky is not a thing... it is not a direction, really... I don't think it
can be a verb...  It's just an abstract concept, an idea.

I don't even really know how to translate it.
What *is* the sky, in concrete terms?

All the circumlocutions I can come up with can't describe the sky in general,
only in part--after things that are in the sky (occasionally) or the color
that the sky is (occasionally).

Well.. I am sort of left with some kind of derivative of "above".




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