The islanders’ contributions to the planet’s civilisation.
It is sometimes said on Tekuo that the Romohai are an inventive lot. This may or may not be the case, but if you have a good idea on Mohai, there’s a whole infrastructure to help you test it and bring it to market.
Workplaces are co-operative and non-hierarchical. Universities are integrated into society and the economy. Small, regional banks make their money by investing in new products and services rather than playing the stock exchange. This infrastructure has been exported to the former Romohai Empire.
What else though, have the Romohai contributed? The following are perhaps worth a mention:
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Reconstructing a prehistoric tongue.
The Proto-Maritime language, ancestor of the Maritime language family, was spoken by the Proto-Maritime people who lived on the north-east coast of Aheku, a continent of the planet Tekuo.
The language arose as a result of the mixing of two cultures some three thousand years before the present (BP). Until that point, the coast and nearby islands were the sole preserve of the Cismontane peoples.
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How best to search this site.
This site may be searched with the use of tags and categories.
Categories divide posts into a few “big buckets”. These are intended for use in browsing. They are organised into hierarchies. They are used to sum up the main theme of a post. Only a limited number are applied to each post. Tags are used more liberally and are meant for searching for specific topics.
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Some basic information about the planet.
My study area lies on Tekuo, an Earth-like planet inhabited by sentient hominids. Tekuo is one of six planets orbiting a class G2 sun, known as Ayu. The first three planets in the system are rocky. Tekuo is the second of these. Three gas giants lie in the outer part of the system. Tekuo lies in the habitable zone.
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