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Re: conlangs' worlds (was: Back!)

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Friday, July 23, 1999, 0:58
On Thu, 22 Jul 1999 00:28:08 +0200, Irina Rempt-Drijfhout
<ira@...> wrote:

>On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, A Rosta wrote: > >> the world of Valdya. > >Which does not exist. There is a kingdom called Valdyas, and the >world that it's in is just called _arli_ "the realities" in the >language of that country; no *name* for the world, because names for >worlds usually don't come about until someone looks at it from the >*outside*.
Indeed, "Kolagia" is actually not a word used by Kolagians. It comes from= a Deverrin word meaning "universal", referring to the "universal library" = on the planet Zel. The extension of this word to refer to the "Kolagian sector" and "Kolagian languages" is a later development, which I only use in English.