[tlhIngan Hol] moon ph(r)ases, new adverbial {loQHa'}

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Fri May 27 22:58:40 PDT 2022

Am 27.05.2022 um 21:38 schrieb Will Martin:
> The logic that calls a Full Moon a Full Moon (fully illuminated) could
> call a Quarter Moon a “Half Moon”, but there is no phase of the moon
> known as “Half Moon”.

Well, just for linguistic interest, that's exactly what they say in
German: "Halbmond" is the term for both first and third quarter.

Also, the gibbous moon is called "three-quarter moon", so it really
describes what we see.

But also here, the empty moon is called "new moon".

> Meanwhile, “Crescent Moon” is not technically a Moon phase.

Oh really? It even has an entry at Wikipedia. They talk about "waxing
crescent" and "waning crescent".

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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