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    Re: language and spatio-temporal orientation
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2010 Jul 26, 11:00 -0700
    Yes, Slavic languages fall into this category.
    Now where our words for "north" and "south" come from, I have no idea.


    Peter Hakel



    From: Apache Runner <apacherunner@gmail.com>
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Sent: Mon, July 26, 2010 7:30:11 AM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: language and spatio-temporal orientation

    For example "east" = "direction of the rising sun" is extraordinarily common in languages in the world, and "west"  = "direction of the setting sun" likewise.

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