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Re: OT hypercube (was: Con-other)

From:Rebecca Bettencourt <beckiergb@...>
Date:Friday, May 30, 2008, 15:47
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:36 AM, Eugene Oh <un.doing@...> wrote:
> /ObConlang: What are the names of geometric shapes and oddities in your > conlangs? In Classical Arithide I used _nozais_ "four-sider" (nost "4" + > daedos "side" + attrition) for square, optionally differentiated from cube > as "flat-four-sider" vs. "standing-four-sider"; rectangles are called > _mázais_ "long-siders" (massa "long"). It seems as though I shall need to > invent a new term for "tesseract". How would you translate that?
Super-standing-four-sider! -- Hasta la pasta, Rebecca Bettencourt. ------------------------------------------------------------ I tried the real world once; didn't really care for it. "I could counter with the fact that a disproportionate number of TG women I know are computer programmers. ::grin:: In fact, there's a joke going around that says exposure to computer screens causes transsexuality." -- Kate Bornstein