WW #46: A Thousand Islands

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Following up on last week:

Tsmpathaynslo zherashosla thwesaso.

[tsm̩.pa.ðaˈjən.ɬo
tsm-pa-thayn-slo
sit-LOC.APPL-lake-3p
ʑe.raˈɕo.ɬa
zherashosla
island
ðweˈsa.so]
thwesaso
1,296
From its waters rise a thousand islands.
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The numeral thwesaso (1,296) seems overly specific to us, but in the base 6 number system used by the Nitherians, it’s a round number, similar in feel to a thousand, and it’s often used as a generic large number.

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