[Lingtyp] Testing a generalization about spatial reference frames

Tilman Berger tberger at uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Mar 5 12:30:56 UTC 2021

Dear Denys,

you are completely right and I mixed it up. I always confuse this, and I 
should looked to a lexicon before writing to the mailing list (by the 
way, for the first time).

Best wishes


Am 05.03.21 um 13:05 schrieb Denys T.:
> Dear all,
> Just to jump in as a native Ukrainian speaker with the school 
> education in Ukraine, it is another way around than described by 
> Tilman: Right-bank Ukraine would be actually the western part and 
> Left-bank Ukraine would be eastern (see the map for the right bank: 
> https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Правобережна_Україна 
> <https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9F%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B6%D0%BD%D0%B0_%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%97%D0%BD%D0%B0>). 
> It always confused me as a child, but one has to look at the flow of 
> the river Dnipro that goes into the Black Sea and flows from north to 
> south and this way separates Ukraine into two parts: left and right. 
> Therefore, basically looking on the map you should position yourself 
> according to the natural flow of the river.
> Best wishes,
> Denys
>> On 5. Mar 2021, at 12:20, Tilman Berger <tberger at uni-tuebingen.de 
>> <mailto:tberger at uni-tuebingen.de>> wrote:
>> Правобережна Україна
Tilman Berger
Slavisches Seminar
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstr. 50
D-72074 Tuebingen

E-Mail: tberger at uni-tuebingen.de
Homepage: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/135724

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