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Re: Universe names, was Re: Kalieda climate

From:Almaran Dungeonmaster <dungeonmaster@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 6, 2002, 23:02
Padraic Brown wrote:
> > > > >Speaking of which, I really should think up something brainier than > > >"Tairezazh Universe" to refer to the relevant coniverse - it makes
about as
> > >much sense as refering the our universe as the "English Universe",
> > >that Tairezazh isn't an international language in the way English is. > > > > Well, my coniverse (nice word) was originally called the Olaetian
> > which is pretty much the same problem, although at the time Olaetian
> > a sort of interplanetary lingua franca (a role later filled by
Deverrin). First of all, the word "universe" in itself implies that there is no other, since everything is contained in it implicitly. However, on my conworld Almaran they distinguish (in the Romal language) two different universes: the Almaran-Chui is the real and current universe. But there is also the araka-chui, or "ancient universe", where, according to the first of the three Cronarian scrolls, the first god escaped from, to create this world. Maarten