World Building June - Day 23 - Naleian Names

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Introduction to Nalei

This is actually one of the first things I did when Nalei popped into my head!  I started on the language because I knew I couldn’t properly name many things without knowing which sounds are made and which aren’t.  Back in the Language Post, you got to see my Moala alphabet.  I’ll take bits and pieces from that for the images on this post.

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World Building June - Day 22 - Moala, the Language of Nalei

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Introduction to Nalei

I suppose this post speaks for itself, so I don’t really have to do much in the way of text.  I knew I wanted to post the written language at some point.  Moala has gone through many iterations thus far.  This is probably going to be next to last, if not the last.

A bit on the number system, though.  Nalei’s most common number system is a base 6 system.  Therefore 6 is actually written more like the good old one zero we think of as ten.  Trust me, it’s fucking confusing setting this up without previous knowledge of a base 6 system.

I suppose a base 12 system would be fairly common, too.  Might have to make some characters for that, too.  It wouldn’t be as truncated as base 6 (or even base 10).

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World Building June - Day 21 - Time on Nalei

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Introduction to Nalei

Instead of following the order of prompts and all the posts, let’s just get the finished stuff out.  Considering Nalei is a planet far away from Earth with it’s own rotations and revolutions and even a number system all it’s own, time is going to be kept differently and occur differently there.  If speed and gravity and distance from Earth’s core (otherwise known as altitude) can affect how time moves, being in a completely different part of the Milky Way will really change things up.  This will probably be a relatively short post, but filled with all sorts of number and math stuff.  So let’s start BSing like crazy and making all these random numbers canon!

Yes, I am still doing this!

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