Re: Semantic typology?
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 11, 2008, 16:55|
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 12:31 PM, ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> On an island oriented NW-SE, and lacking knowledge of the compass and not
> too concerned with the stars, "north" might actually refer to the direction
> perpendicular to the island, hence really northeast....
The "not too concerned with the stars" seems unlikely in a low-tech
culture; I would at any rate expect the direction of the sunrise and
sunset to be significant...
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>