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The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Left Hand of Darkness: Translating Those Sci-Fi Words Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Left Hand of Darkness? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is it called when a Gethenian enters their sexually active stage?


Shifgrethor
Kemmer
Somer
Heat
Q. In Karhide, what Gethenian word for "shadow" is used to describe proper manners and conduct?


Shifgrethor
Yomeshta
Front
Nusuth
Q. What word is the Gethenian equivalent of a spouse?


Life partner
Shifgrethor
Meshe
Kemmering
Q. What do Gethenians say for "it doesn't matter"?


No biggie
Edondurath
Nusuth
Meshe
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