Re: CHAT: Directions
|From:||Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 16, 1999, 17:47|
On Thu, 16 Dec 1999, abrigon wrote:
>I expect that since a person is often the subject of a sentance
>(not always true).
>Therefore a Conlang could used things relative from there. Or
>up/above or down/below
>while standing on Earth is level. While direction like
>East/West/North/South I expect could be based on which ways the
>people on the planet live.
>If they come from above the equator, then north could be the same
>as forward, while right/east, while left/west, and
Indeed. Natural languages work along similar lines. All depends on