*sobs as e tries to figure out the least bad way to phrase the note defining "people who are indigenous to turtle island"*

I think I'll use "Oyáte Khéya Wíta" because I'd like to use Lakhota when I can, the problem is I just don't know it that well.

(But I'd love to like eventually have English words like "act" map onto their Lakhota nearish equivalent - even if the defining sentences are in English since I'm.)

(For the curious, my entire plan for the day is to incorporate this essay into my notes:


Which'll require making... a /lot/ of records.

I'm not done adding in the first quote and it's 30 new terms already. :D

"but emsenn how can adding this to your notes really take all day"

cause i'm currently here writing a note for what "combustion" is, which itself is begging the definition of other terms, and this whole note-taking thing can kinda be seen as taking "[citations needed]" up to near its potential maximum.


@emsenn I'm chuckling, as I think about all of Tolkien's Middle-Earth (maps, stories, and poems) came about because he wanted a place for the languages he was constructing.

Your task sounds broad, but I see the utility.

@takeonrules Teraum is similar for me: it's just the world derived from my ontology projectd onto an environment created by itself rather than Earth.

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