Re: Conlang names?
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 11, 2007, 0:29|
> I suppose Ceres could become the new fifth
> planet-like body, and all the others would shift to one number higher.
> Thus the Saweli names for the planets could be
> 1) kisedrasa - Mercury
> 2) kisedesa - Venus
> 3) kisedresa - Earth
> 4) kisedisa - Mars
> 5) kisedrisa - Ceres (currently Jupiter)
> 6) kisedosa - Jupiter (currently Saturn)
> 7) kisedrosa - Saturn (currently Uranus)
Are you really sure your people are willing to always keep up with the
current state of science? If a new planet is found, or the status of
a celestial body is changed, then the names in the language change?
If I were a speaker, I'd be way too stubborn for that. :-)